University of Graz


University of Graz is a universitywide partner in Graz, Austria.

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General information for exchange students

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Academic calendar

Semester I: 1st week of October – 1st week of February
Semester II: 1st week of March – last week of June

Orientation generally commences the 1st week of September for Semester I and the 3rd week of February for Semester II.

Exams take place early February for Semester I and late June for Semester II.


GPA (Average Grade)

There is no GPA requirement for this destination.

Language Requirement

The University of Graz recommends language Ievel B2 in German in order to take full advantage of the mobility. Students who will only take courses in English must have B2 English knowledge.

Areas of study open to UU students

All, but there is a limited number of courses available in English

Language of instruction

Mostly German, with some courses taught in English.

Housing assistance

You will need to find suitable accommodation for yourself. 

You can find more information here and you can find links to organisations offering accommodation here.

Estimated living costs per month

Average living costs are around €1000 per month. (Estimate from 2022)

You can find a more detailed breakdown of expenses here.


Normal study load per term in credits:  30 ECTS (for exchange students at the University of Graz it is not always possible to reach the recommended 30 ECTS)

Grading system:
1 (very good) – 5 (fail)
Minimum pass: 4

Number of places available

4 places per year.


Selection was not necessary in the past few years.



If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office:

Asia & Latin America

Name: Ms. Clim Gorissen

North America & UK

Name: Ms. Cathelijne van Weelden

Australia, New Zealand, South Afrika & Spain*

Name: Ms. Tessel Arendsen

* only Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Europe & Middle East

Name: Ms. Mandy van den Houten

Erasmus+ grant questions

The International Office can only help you with questions related to the content of your Learning Agreement and with signing documents on behalf of the Sending Institution.

For all other Erasmus+ grant related questions, please refer to the Erasmus+ grants for Studies page (scroll down to “Contact the Erasmus Office” to make an appointment) or send an e-mail to

For questions about faculty programmes and internships, contact the Faculty International Offices.

Phone availability

Phone: +31 (0)30-2531224
Office hours for calling: Tuesday and Thursday, 14:00-15:30

Make an appointment via Teams

We are available for appointments via Teams. If you have a question, use the calendar below to make an appointment.

If you are unable to make it to your appointment, please do not forget to cancel.