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Incoming Exchange


Use this page to plan your stay abroad at Uni Graz.

For students

If you are interested in a mobility at Uni Graz, you can find further details about scholarship programmes and how to plan your stay here.

Coordinators of partner institutions can find infromation about the nomination process of students on this website.

You are an exchange student and currently plan a semester / academic year within a mobility programme (e.g. Erasmus+, CEEPUS, ISEP, Joint Study...) at the University of Graz? You can find further information how to plan your stay here.


Go Styria scholarship programme
Master's and doctoral students & post-doctoral researchers

  • Research scholarship programme in cooperation with the Province of Styria
  • For master's and doctoral students as well as post-doctoral researchers from universities in South-Eastern Europe
  • Duration of stay: 1-4 months
  • Scholarship grant: 600-900 euros per month

Best of South-East scholarship programme
For students only

  • Scholarship in cooperation with Steiermärkische Sparkasse for students from South-Eastern Europe
  • Internship or trainee programme, combined with courses at Uni Graz
  • Duration of stay: one academic year
  • Scholarship grant: up to 10,000 euros per person and stay

Marshall Plan Stipendium
For students only

  • Scholarship in cooperation with the  Marshall Plan Foundation
  • For research stays at the University of Graz
  • Duration of stay: at least 3 months
  • Scholarship grant: between 4,000 and 10,000 euros


If your home university has no agreement with the University of Graz but you would like to study here for 1-2 semesters (self-organised mobility), you can apply as Free Mover at the Academic Affairs. The same rules as for international degree-seeking students apply.

If you are interested in obtaining a degree from the University of Graz and did not complete your secondary school (general university entrance qualification) or prior studies in Austria, you are considered as international student and have to apply for admission at the Academic Affairs.

You can find further infromation here:

For visitors, academic and non-academic staff

You can find further information here:

Please first contact your home university's international office to find out if an inter-institutional agreement exists.

Further information about incoming staff exchange:



Staff members of the University of Graz can apply for a financial grant for their guests (individuals and groups). You can find further information in German here.

Guest researchers coming to the University of Graz 

  • during a self-financed stay
  • with a scholarship

can contact the Welcome Center for further information.

The Welcome Center provides information about visa and immigration procedures, finding accommodation in Graz and many other topics related to the arrival.

If you have job offer from the University of Graz and have further questions related to your arrival (e.g. visa/immigration, finding accommodation in Graz, how to open a bank account etc.) please contact the Welcome Center.


Office of International Relations
Universitaetsplatz 3, 8010 Graz
Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 1249
Fax:+43 (0)316 380 - 9156


Office hours:
Monday-Friday from
9.30 am - 12 noon
Wednesdays additionally
from 1-3 pm

Course-free times (semester/summer break...):
Monday-Thursday from
10 am-12 noon

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