International Staff Days

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9 – 12th May 2017

We are happy to invite you to our next International Staff Days in May 9 –12, 2017 and look forward to your participation!

Our program will focus on the topic of Internationalization at Home (I@H) and aims at gaining new information, looking at different projects and the exchange of experience, best practice procedures and good ideas. Apart from know–how transfer we hope to strengthen existing cooperation and explore new collaboration options in the future. 


Target groups:

The program addresses staff from International Relations Offices mainly but also other administrative units open their doors to host colleagues in this week. The focus groups are:

• Office of International Relations

The general mission of the Office of International Relations is to promote a process of internationalization at the University of Graz. The Office develops and co-ordinates activities and programs to enhance the mobility of students and staff members. It serves as an information center for international relations matters and links the university to institutions of higher education world-wide.

• Educational and Student Services

The department of Educational and Student Services is related to the Vice Rector for Study and Teaching and deals with topics according to the Bologna Process. It offers a wide range of support services for students and for university teachers: student information services, counselling for doctoral researchers, seminars and workshops on academic writing, curricula development and quality assurance in teaching.

• Research Management Service 

The Research Management Service is the contact point regarding research at the University of Graz. Research Management Service provides a comprehensive range of services regarding research funding, project management and controlling, research agreements, and technology and knowledge transfer.

• Performance and Quality Management

The department reports directly to the rectorate, and is divided into four sections: strategic analysis, strategic steering, reporting and quality management. The main tasks are the preparation of performance agreements and intellectual capital report, and the responsibility for the quality management system.

• Human Resources

Human resources management is responsible for the administration of all staff ― both academic university staff and non-academic university staff ― employed under private law contracts (including former contractual employees) at the University of Graz. Its area of responsibility includes the following tasks: Hiring of staff, administration of current employment contracts, preparation of monthly payroll accounting, accounting for business trips as well as work-related leaves of absence with travel allowances, changes in the number of working hours, counselling for employees and superiors in questions regarding labour and social insurance law and termination of employment.


The call is open till end of January 2017. Please submit your application by January 31st, 2017 by  email. The application is in the download box. We will be able to confirm your participation by mid of February 2017.  

Priority will be given to candidates who will be willing to present a good practice example from their home university related to Internationalization@Home or to the topics of the program.

We look forward to receiving your applications and to a fruitful joint experience in May.


Preliminary program

The week will be organized in information sessions followed by discussion rounds, workshops and exchange of good practice examples among the participants. The program will start on Tuesday morning and end on Friday at noon.

  • Student mobility: EU and non-EU exchanges
  • Mobility of teaching and non-academic staff
  • Erasmus+ and International Credit Mobility
  • Short term international exchange programs
  • Teaching in English – key to more mobility or barrier to integration?
  • Joint Degrees
  • Welcome Center and Services
  • EU Educational Projects

Impressions from previous "International Relations Staff Training Days"

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Strassoldogasse 10, 8010 Graz

+43 (0)316 380 - 1247
+43 (0)316 380 - 9155

Office hours:
Mon - Fri 9.30 - 12am, Wed 1 - 3pm
(During course free time: Monday-Thursday 10-12am)
and on appointment


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The next Staff Days will be offered in spring 2019.

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