Graz International Summer School Seggau

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 changes that affect aspects of individual, social, political, religious, cultural, literary, regional, economic, collective, and national identities.

Fields of study
  • Data Science
  • Economics
  • History
  • Literature
  • Media
  • Political Science
  • Sociology

More information regarding the program and specific seminars can be found on the host university website  or by contacting IGET. 

Credit Equivalent

6 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Students must participate in the full program, including morning and evening lectures and one seminar module, and write a seminar paper to receive 6 ECTS. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 6 ECTS (pending UQ faculty approval).

Visa Information

It is your responsibility to ensure you have the correct visa for the country where you will be studying. As the Global Experiences team is not a visa-issuing authority we cannot provide visa advice.

Please review the host university webpage for visa and immigration information.

Eligibility and Application

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

If you are intending to undertake your experience for-credit, it is strongly recommended that you submit your application to IGET at least 4 weeks before applying to the host to allow sufficient time for Faculty to complete the credit assessment. Please note however that it is your responsibility to meet the host application deadline.  

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The participation mode of this experience is Study Abroad. The program fee will be approximately $3,500 AUD and includes tuition, accommodation, meals, extracurricular activities and some excursions. Scholarships may be available.

Detailed information regarding fees and inclusions can be found on the host university website


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


Internships and Global Experiences Grants

When you submit your application for an experience, you are automatically considered for funding that is relevant to your nominated experience. Please refer to the  Short-Term Experiences Funding  page for details. 


You may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth-supported student.

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ: 14 April 2024
Host: 31 January 2024

Program Dates

Start: 30 June 2024
End: 13 July 2024

Fast Facts

Type: Study ​
Mode: Study Abroad​
Location: Graz, Austria (In-person)
Credit: For-credit or Not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and Postgraduate


If you participate in a short-term program you may also be eligible to submit an application for an OS-HELP loan if your program is for-credit and you are enrolled as a Commonwealth supported student. 

Application Deadlines

15 January for overseas study commencing March to August
15 March for overseas study commencing May to October
15 June for overseas study commencing August to January
15 September for overseas study commencing November to April

OS-HELP Loan application deadlines close before the Summer and Winter Short-Term Study application deadlines. Please visit the OS-HELP Loan website for deadline dates as late applications will not be accepted.

Global Experiences Information Sessions

Students are encouraged to register and attend an information session to receive more details on the short-term application process, eligibility criteria, funding etc.