The total student participation fee is € 1.500,00 covering course costs, tuition, room & board (double, triple or quad rooms, 3 meals per day) for the entire two weeks, and the excursion to Graz. Please check the list below as various scholarship schemes are available that you might qualify for. Even though you might not have the financial means to participate, do not hesitate to apply! Funding and scholarships will be available!
There are special arrangements for CEEPUS students:
CEEPUS students only pay a total amount of € 120,00 for the whole summer school. This is a contribution towards the costs of room & board.
CEEPUS students receive a CEEPUS scholarship and an additional University of Graz scholarship for CEEPUS students.
- From the following CEEPUS Partner Institutions in the Network CIII-AT-0503-08-1819 Inter-American Studies: University of Veliko Tarnovo, Plovdiv University, Palacky University, University of Zagreb, University of Pecs, University of Szeged, Karoli Gaspar University of the Reformed Church, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi, University of Belgrade, Comenius University in Bratislava, University of Novi Sad, University of Ljubljana, University of Zadar, University of Maribor. (Contact your local CEEPUS coordinator or Xaver Hergenröther xaver.hergenroether(at)uni-graz.at).
- From the following CEEPUS Partner Countries FREEMOVER applications are possible: Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia.
Please find further information on CEEPUS and how to apply for a CEEPUS short term student mobility below.
The Summer School offers a scholarship for University of Graz students (including Uni Graz incoming students). Uni Graz and incoming students are automatically considered for the Uni Graz scholarship.
--> Participation fee: € 500,00
The University of Graz offers a further scholarship for academic excellence, that certain students might qualify for.
--> Participation fee: € 700,00
Please note that if your home institution/country is mentioned in more than one scholarship scheme, you can still only be awarded one of the scholarships (the higher one, you pay less). No double funding is available.
We are constantly working on finding funds for future participants. Information about scholarship schemes will be updated regularly.
In order to receive a CEEPUS scholarship, after applying for the Summer School, you have to apply for funding directly with CEEPUS. You can contact the CEEPUS coordinator (your local NCO) at your home university for more information. As soon as you have registered with the network, please contact our CEEPUS coordinator Mag. Xaver Hergenröther from the University of Graz.
The list of participating universities and responsible CEEPUS coordinators can be found here. If your university is not part of the network but within a network-country, please apply for a Freemover Scholarship.
The David-Herzog-Fonds of the Styrian Universities has generously agreed to fund five students to participate in the Jewish Culture and Modernity module (SM05). The full scholarships cover the total participation cost of 1.500 Euros and are awarded upon academic merit. For more information please refer to the PDF.
ACT is co-sponsoring the seminar module 6 on ageing, titled Ageing, Communication, and Technologies. ACT has generously agreed to fund five graduate students (PhD or MA) to attend the summer school. The full scholarships cover the total participation cost of 1500 Euros (travel costs are not included).
If you like to apply for an ACT scholarship please send your GUSEGG application documents together with a motivational letter especially referring to ACT to GUSEGG.
Details on the (additional) ACT motivational letter: a 500-word letter on your motivation to attend Graz International Summer School Seggau and Seminar 6: Ageing, Communication, and Technologies in particular. Why are you interested in the program and the seminar? What do you expect to learn? Please also explain how your study and/or research interests fit within the mandate of the ACT research project (http://actproject.ca/mandate/). In the letter, situate your interests within one or more of the ACT core research areas: “Agency in Ageing: Collaborative Creativity and the Digital Arts in Later Life”, “Critical Mediations: Everyday Life and Cultures of Ageing” and “Telecommunication Technologies: Ageing in Networked Societies.”
80% of your tuition fee will be refunded in case of:
- Illness (you must provide a medical report),
- Severe illness or death of a close relative (i.e. parents, siblings, spouse/partner, children; you must provide a medical report).
No other reasons for reimbursement will be accepted!
After the selection process, accepted students will receive further information regarding payment (bank account number etc.) via email. Bank transactions have to be completed by April 8th, 2019.
Please keep in mind that in case of international money transfers banks may charge service fees which have to be covered in full by the students. The University of Graz will not assume any charges for students’ money transfers and the summer school fee has to be received in full.
All students are responsible for their own travel arrangements. You can either travel directly to Seggau by car, or to the Leibnitz train station (close to Seggau Castle). If you arrive by plane (Vienna, Graz) you are requested to take the train to the Leibnitz train Station, from where shuttles will be provided to the summer school venue on arrival and departure day. Students must arrive before 6 pm on the arrival day.