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Stays at Uni Graz

Welcome to the University of Graz!

Please see types of stay for further information:

For students

If you (plan to) come to the University of Graz for an exchange semester or year with mobility programmes, such as Erasmus+, ISEP, Joint Study, CEEPUS or similar, you can find further information here.

If you were selected for one of the following scholarship programmes, please see the links for further information:

If you are interested in obtaining a (bachelor, master, diploma or PhD level) degree and completed your secondary school or previous degree outside of Austria, you have to apply as international student at the Academic Affairs office.

You can find further information here:

If your home university has no mobility agreement (exchange agreement) with the University of Graz but you would like to stay here for 1-2 semesters on a self-organized stay as student, you can apply as free mover. The requirements are the same as for degree-seeking students. Please contact the Academic Affairs office for further information.

For visitors, academic and non-academic staff

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


Mon - Fri von 9.30 a.m. – 12 p.m., Wed 1 – 3 p.m.
(During holidays: Monday-Thursday 10-12 a.m.)
and on appointment

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