The Graz International Summer School Seggau in Austria is designed for highly motivated students from all disciplines who wish to deepen their understanding of current European and international affairs.

You will study and discuss global developments and challenges within the context of transformation processes and demographic change reflecting aspects of individual, social, political, religious, cultural, literary, regional, economic, cohort and national identities

Fields of study

The 2017 topic is "Radical Definitions: State, Society & Religion". Participants will deal with the relevance and effect on global affairs of Europe/EU (emphasis on South Eastern Europe) and beyond by attending the offered morning and evening lectures, panel discussions, and participating in one of the following seminar modules in the afternoon:

  • Politics & Law
  • Media, Society & Culture
  • Economics & Ethics
  • Narratives of State, Society &Religion
  • Ageing, Communication, & Technology

More information regarding the program and specific seminars can be found on the host university website

Credit Equivalent

6 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 6 ECTS (pending UQ faculty approval).

Eligibility and Application

All applicants must meet the UQ short-term experience eligibility criteria and the Graz entry requirements.

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The program fee will be approximately $2,200AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the host university website

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.


Accommodation is included in the program fee. More information regarding accommodation can be found on the host university website

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

Winter 2017 applications for this program have now closed

Program Dates

Start: 02 July 2017
End: 15 July 2017

*Students are encouraged to apply before the host deadline

Fast Facts

Status: Closed
Type: Study ​
Mode: Study abroad​
Location: Graz, Austria
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*

*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only