Exchange: University of Graz

Graz, an European cultural capital, is an important gateway to neighbouring countries and foremost South-Eastern Europe because of its geographical situation (2 hrs to Vienna, 1 hr to Maribor/Slovenia, 4 hrs to Venice). The variety of the cultural scene is strongly influenced by the almost 50,000 students who come here to live and learn at one of the four universities.

Credit Equivalency: 60 Credits = 5.0 UofT FCE

Available Courses: Check here.

Note that students are eligible to take courses at Technical University of Graz as well as the University of the Arts Graz (theoretical courses only) at no cost. A minimum of 50% of courses must however be taken at the University of Gra.z

Restricted Programs: Pharmacology and Joint Degree Programs. Lab placements are generally difficult and cannot be guaranteed. Enrollment in translation, interpretation, transcultural communication with German is only possible if students are enrolled in a translation/interpretation degree at the University of Toronto.

Housing: On-campus housing is not guaranteed. Please find more information here.

Special Funding Available: The University of Graz may provide a scholarship for housing (400 euros) for the semester

Note: This destination is only open to Full Year or Winter exchange.  This destination’s term date does not align with U of T’s. If you have any questions, please email


Country(ies): Austria
City: Graz
Institution: University


Accepting Applications: Yes
Timeline: Fall (Oct-Jan), Winter (Mar-Jun), Year-long (Oct-Jun)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: Fall/Full Year Deadline: January 17, 2024
Winter Deadline: April 3, 2024


Language of Study: English, German
Level of Study: Undergrad, Graduate
Subjects Available at Host: All
Program Type: Study
Tuition & Incidentals: Paid to UofT
Program Fees: University administrative fee
Funding: IE Awards and Funding from Host Institution


Schools/Faculties: All
Requirements: Minimum CGPA: 2.25 (undergraduates) or B (Graduates) Language Requirement: depending on course selection, German B2 may be required