Exchange: University of Graz

The University of Graz is the largest and oldest university in Styria, Austria, devoted to fostering the exchange and cooperation in research and teaching. Graz serves as 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)  University of Graz offers research-oriented teaching to examine the past, reflect on the present and provide solutions for tomorrow. This is complemented by many additional programs such as sports, languages, and entrepreneurial thinking.  

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 Graz. 

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. 

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



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


Accepting Applications: No
Timeline: Fall (Oct-Jan), Winter (Mar-Jun), Year-long (Oct-Jun)
Run By: CIE
For Credit: Yes

Deadlines: 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