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Prospective Students

Welcome to the University of Graz!

Are you interested in applying for a degree programme at the University of Graz? We offer an exciting educational environment for international students on all levels. You can find further information about the application process and much more on the following pages.

Overview of the admission procedure

If you wish to begin your studies at the University of Graz, please see the overview of the admission process below:

  • procure/gather original documents (no legalized, true copies, student copies accepted - only originals)
  • if necessary: verify/legalize original documents in country of issue
  • if necessary: get translation of original documents (requires verification/legalization as well!)

Further information:

Please only submit complete application documents. You can submit the application by post or personally at the Academic Affairs. You need to submit all original documents, no copies are accepted. 

Address your application to:

Studien- und Prüfungsabteilung / Academic Affairs
Referat für internationale Studierende / International Students Unit
Universitaetsplatz 3/I, 8010 Graz, AUSTRIA

You cannot submit your application online.

  • Processing time: up to 12 weeks
  • When your documents arrived, you receive an automatic email from the Academic Affairs with further information.
  • When your application has been processed, you receive an automatic email from the Academic Affairs with further information about the application outcome:
    1. In case of missing or incorrect documents: you will receive an instruction to improve the application. Your documents will be returned to you by post.
    2. In case of successful application: you will receive a letter of admission (official notice!) by post.
    3. In case of admission with additional courses: it is possible that your previous studies are sufficient but specific courses are missing. In this case you have to complete additional courses at Uni Graz in addition to the regular courses of the applied study programme upon completing the degree programme. If this is the case, you will receive two letters (by post): letter of admission (official notice) after accepting the party's right to be heard ("Parteiengehör" sent to you by post, it has to be accepted first).

Non-EU/EEA nationals should already gather information about the residence permit "students" in this step.

Further information:

  • At this step you should already hold a valid visa or residence title for your studies in Austria! Please refer to the entry and residence requirements.
  • Fill out online data form before personal enrolment for studies
  • Personal enrolment at Academic Affairs without appointment (during office hours) at the Academic Affairs. Bring along your letter of admission!
  • Payment of tuition fee/students' union fee: as soon as the money arrived on the university's bank account, you will be an active student at the University of Graz and your enrolment for studies is complete.
    Note: Usually, it takes around 3-5 working days until the tuition fee/students' union fee is at the university's account.

Contact

Welcome Center
Universitaetsplatz 3/I 8010 Graz
Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 3940

Office hours:
Monday - Friday: 10 am-12 noon
as well as on appointment

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