About the University

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The University of Graz, which was founded in 1585, is Austria's second oldest university and one of the largest in the country. Many excellent scientists, amongst them six Nobel laureates, have taught and researched here.

With 32,500 students and 4,300 employees the University of Graz contributes significantly to the vibrating life of the Styrian capital. Its location in Europe encourages a lively scientific, economic and cultural exchange with South-East Europe, from which not only the city benefits, but also its educational institutions.

Facts and Figures

  • Founded in 1585
  • 6 faculties
  • 76 institutes
  • 32,500 students
  • 5,000 new students
  • 3,500 graduates per academic year, of which approximately 200 receive a doctor’s degree
  • 120 study courses
  • 4,300 employees, of which 3,000 are scientists
  • 180,000 m2 net floor area
  • A budget of 216 million euros per year

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University of Graz
Universitätsplatz 3, 8010 Graz

+43 (0)316 380 - 0
+43 (0)316 380 - 9030


Opening hours
Mon–Fri 7am–10pm
Sat 8am–5pm

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