University of Graz
Universitätsstraße 15, 8010 Graz, Austria
The University of Graz, which was founded in 1585, is Austria’s second oldest university and one of the largest in the country. Many excellent scientists, amongst them six Nobel laureates, have taught and researched here.
With some 31,500 students and 3,900 employees the University of Graz contributes significantly to the vibrating life of the Styrian capital. Its location in Europe encourages a lively scientific, economic and cultural exchange with South-East Europe, from which not only the city benefits, but also its educational institutions.
University of Graz offers over 600 courses in English in the fields of Arts, Business, Economics, Environmental Systems, Public International Law, Science, etc.
Shared flats (self-contained) in student dorms with cooking facilities, single/double occupancy available from beginning of Sept or Feb (exact start date will be communicated to nominated students). All dorms in Graz are co-ed.
|External Funding Available:||No|
Semester 1: mid-October to mid-February
|Program Type:||Exchange , Summer school|
|Language:||English , German|
|Available Subjects:||archeology , biology , business and entrepreneurship , chemistry , environmental studies , economics , geology , history , information and communication studies , kinesiology and sports sciences , law , linguistics , mathematics , music , philosophy , political science , psychology , sociology , world literature and culture studies|
Arrival pick-up: Students signing up for the buddy program will be assigned a buddy (= Austrian student) who will pick them up upon arrival and help them settle in. Students staying for one semester are allowed to bring health insurance coverage from abroad. Students staying for a full academic year must buy Austrian National Health Insurance.Cost of living: Average cost of living per semester (rent, food, books, health insurance, local transportation) is € 2.600 - 4.600 / semester, depending on the type of housing. Additional fees to pay: appr. € 20 per semester (Student Union fee + student ID)
|Visa Requirements:||Students must apply in person for a Visa D and residence permit through the Austrian Embassy/Consulate in their country of residence.|
|Summer School Information:||http://international.uni-graz.at/en/stud/int-focus/summerschools/|
1. German Language Courses (included in transcript): at a reduced fee of € 160 exchange students can participate in 3-week German Intensive Courses at all levels in September/February (http://treffpunktsprachen.uni-graz.at/en/teaching/german-as-a-foreign-language/intensive-courses/); 60 hours total equaling 6 ECTS credits.
“Treffpunkt Sprachen”, the language center at Uni Graz also offers German Semester Courses at all levels at € 60. Exchange students pay the reduced price of € 35 for one of these courses (http://treffpunktsprachen.uni-graz.at/ )