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Application information

Intended study programme at the University of Graz: Bachelor, Diploma (without entrance examination)

Nationality: EU/ EEA, Third Country

University entrance qualification: obtained in Germany


The German "Abitur" is equal to the Austrian Matura.

Direct admission is possible for study programmes without limitation or entrance examination. Within the general admission period please do the personal registration directly at Academic Affairs.


In Austria, the German "Fachgebundene Hochschulreife" is only valid for those study programmes listed on your school certificate.

The German "Fachhochschulreife" does not qualify you to study in Austria.

When enrolling you need to present the following original documents:


The secondary school leaving certificate is to be presented in the original version or a legalized copy. Plain copies will not be accepted!


Please note that the legalized copy confirms that the copy is the same as the original document. This must not be confused with the exemption of the legalization of the origial documents!

Legalization of the original documents

Exemption of legalization: Due to a bilateral agreement with Austria, the original documents are exempted from  legalization.

Admission period

The admission period ends for the winter semester on 05 September and for the summer semester on 05 February.

Tuition fee

Regular students with an EU/ EEA nationality only pay the student union fee per semester as long as they study in the minimum study duration (plus grace semester).

Regular students with a third country nationality pay a tuition fee as well as the student union fee per semester.

More information on tuition fee and on possible waivers are available here.


Academic Affairs
Universitätsplatz 3a 8010 Graz - Austria
International Students Unit Phone:+43 (0)316 380 - 1162 or 2192


Opening Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9 am - 12 pm
Wednesday 2 pm - 4 pm
(Wednesdays is closed during semester breaks and days when courses and exams are not being held)

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