University of Graz

University of Graz

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The University’s international networking in the fields of teaching, research, organisational and HR development has increased considerably in the context of building the European Higher Education Area. The profile of the University of Graz includes cooperation programmes with excellent European and non-European universities.As a comprehensive university, the University of Graz regards itself as an international institution for education and research committed to research and teaching for the benefit of society. It is the University’s policy to maintain freedom in research and teaching, which permanently commits it to social, political and technological developments. Teaching has the same value as research and is developed according to high-quality standards. The students are trained to become autonomous and, as graduates with great technical and social skills, to acquire interdisciplinary and critical thinking.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 some 31,500 students and 3,900, 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.

Scientific Lead Austria:

Professor Natalia Waechter

 Scientific Lead Austria  
 University of Graz
 Email: natalia.waechter@uni-graz.at


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