FAQ – FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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How can I access the online application tool?

You request the code for the online application by following the instructions on the program website.

How can I access the online help?

When you are provided with the code for the online application, this will also give you access to the online help.

I am completing my bachelor degree after the application deadline – can I apply for the trainee-program?

If your bachelor program is a four year program and you are in your fourth year at the time of applying for the Best of South-East program you can apply for the internship program or the trainee program.

If your bachelor program is a three year program you can only apply for the internship program.

What is the proof of enrollment / proof of eligibility of enrollment?

Students applying for master level need to provide the following document as part of their application:

  • If you are currently enrolled in a master program at your home university you need to provide a proof of enrollment at master level at your home university – naming the master program by its full name. This document needs to be issued by the admissions office of your home university. If your application is for PhD level, the same procedure applies but of course the proof of enrollment must be for PhD level.
  • If you have finished your bachelor degree but are currently NOT enrolled in a master program you need to provide proof of eligibility of enrollment at master level at your former home university. This document needs to be issued by the admissions office of your former home university, needs to include the full name of the master program and also needs to clarify that you are eligible to be enrolled without further selection procedures or admissions exams. If your application is for PhD level, the same procedure applies but of the proof of eligibility of enrollment must be for PhD level.

What are the documents I have to hand in?

You can find a detailed list of application documents both on the last pages of the online help and >> here <<.

Do I need to send off the documents by the deadline?

Your complete application documents scanned as one PDF file must reach us the day of the deadline the latest, ie the deadline is a RECEIVING deadline. Late or incomplete applications will NOT be accepted.

Do I also have to send my application documents by post?

No, the application documents must be sent scanned in one PDF file no later than the day of the application deadline. No originals are required.

How long is the program?

Both program versions (internship and trainee program) are for 12 months (September to August of the following year). Shorter stays are NOT possible.

Will I get a University of Graz degree at the end of the stay?

Candidates selected for the program who are NOT already enrolled as degree students at University of Graz at the time of application, will be enrolled  as exchange students for one academic year only. You will receive a transcript of your courses taken at Uni Graz as well as a confirmation for the Best of South-East program, but you will not receive a degree from University of Graz.

Candidates selected for the program who are already enrolled as degree students at the University of Graz at the time of application will continue their degree studies also during the Best of South-East scholarship period.

What is the difference between the trainee and the internship program?

In the internship program the main focus will be on your studies. You will attend courses at Uni Graz for one academic year and do a 2 month internship at the bank in the summer months.

In the trainee program the focus is on practical experience. For one year you will have the opportunity of gaining insight into the work at the bank and will at the same time take selected courses at the University of Graz.

Which courses can I attend at University of Graz?

Which courses you will attend depends on your field and level of study, your interests and the availability of the courses.

In your study plan you will list the courses from the course guide of the University of Graz in the field and level of study you are applying for. These are not courses targeted specifically at Best of South-East students but you will be able to share in the experience with other local and international students in your study area.

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Coontact for your application: Karl Franzens-University Graz

Contact

Christa Grassauer
Universitaetsplatz 3, 8010 Graz

+43 (0)316 380 - 1254
+43 (0)316 380 - 9156

erasmusplus.intl.incoming(at)uni-graz.at

Office hours:
Mon-Fri 9.30-12pm, Wed 1-3pm
(During holidays: Monday-Thursday 10am-12pm)
and by appointment

Contact person

Tel.: +43 (0)5 0100-35531

Fax:+43 (0)5 0100-935531

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