Prerequisites for studying at TU Graz with Erasmus+:
Deadlines for Nominations:
Your nomination has to be inserted in the Mobility-Online system by the international office fo your home university.
When this is done you will receive an automatically generated e-mail with the access code to process your application. Please look up your spam folder as well. When you do not receive this e-mail, please contact the international officer in yoru home university.
Deadlines for Uploading the Application Package
It is highly recommended to hand in the documents well before this deadline. The earlier you send it, the sooner you can start to create your Erasmus+ Learning Agreement.
Please read the application guide BEFORE beginning to fill in the application.
Please upload the following application documents in Mobility-Online:
Please note: Your passport/ ID Card has to be valid for the entire period of your stay.
This transcript is issued by your home university and lists all the courses you have successfully completed together with their grades and ECTS credits. This serves as a proof of your progress in your degree programme.
With reference to this list, the Departmental Coordinator can decide whether the courses you have chosen to take at TU Graz are appropriate for you.
Your progress in your degree programme should not be hindered by language barriers. A language certificate is therefore required that indicates a minimum level of B2 on the scales of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
The language certificate may not be older than 2 years.
If you are not able to submit a certificate, you must hand in a Language Proficiency Report.
Language certificates must be issued by language schools or language departments at universities.
A high school leaving certificate cannot be accepted as language certificate.
Students with English or German as their native language do not need to submit a language certificate.
Download the application form from Mobility-Online. Print it out in colour and sign it. Afterwards please upload it in colour to Mobility-Online.
As a rule, mobility students are registered for bachelor's degree programmes.
Only students who have completed a bachelor´s degree programme and include a copy of their certificate in the application package may be registered for a master’s degree programme.
However, students registered for a bachelor's degree programme may take master's degree courses as long as they fulfill the required qualifications and have sufficient prior academic background in the field (proven by their transcript of records).
As an Erasmus+ applicant, you have to create your Erasmus+ Learning Agreement in Mobility-Online, including your course selection, and upload it duly signed.
Deadlines for Uploading the Learning Agreement
It is highly recommended to hand in the Learning Agreement well before this deadline. The earlier you send it, the sooner you can be accepted and take care of other details about your stay at Graz; especially accommodation and German course.
Other than in many European countries, there is no strict curriculum for exchange students. So you are free to additionally select single courses from almost all faculties (exception: courses in Architecture are only for Architecture students).
Four ways to find the best courses for your stay at TU Graz:
Choose wisely and use the detailed course descriptions available for each course offered at TU Graz in the TUGRAZonline system. Open the search option on the top right corner and then select "Courses". Insert the course number or title and then click on the course link. Here you can find the descriptions including ECTS credit points and exam information.
Please make sure to choose only courses from the semester you will stay at TU Graz: Courses showing a W are offered in the Winter semester, courses with S are offered in the Summer semester.
TU Graz cannot guarantee a place in courses with a limited number of participants!
When you come to TU Graz in order to work on your master’s thesis and receive ECTS credits for it, in accordance with your Learning Agreement, you need to have a confirmation of a professor from a TU Graz Institute that he or she will supervise you. If there is no contact between your home professor and a TU Graz professor, you have to look for a supervisor in your own responsibility.
How to find a supervisor?
Please search for the appropriate institute in the tree structure you find on the lefthand side of the home page of TUGRAZonline. There are detailed descriptions available for every institute, so you can see what research focus they have. Contact the Head of the Institute by writing a short, but precise application for your master thesis, outlining your research interest and experience, and attach your CV.
When they agree to supervise you, please upload this confirmation in Mobility-Online.
To insert your master thesis, please type in the provisional title or topic of your master thesis and the name of the supevisor into the learning agreement form.
For a complete master thesis, 30 ECTS are rewarded. ECTS credit points are given according to the work load invested: 1 ECTS credit point correlate with 25 hours of work load.
As soon as the International Office – Welcome Center has received and reviewed your application documents, your letter of acceptance will be issued.
You will be able to download your letter of acceptance from Mobility-Online including information about accommodation, visa, German courses etc.
Please note that your letter of acceptance is available only online.
Please start searching for accommodation as soon as you are accepted at TU Graz. Thare separate deadlines when applying for a room in a student dorm.
The official language in Austria is German. It is strongly recommended to take part in the 3-week intensive course in September or February, respectively.
Since mobility students of all universities in Graz take part in these intensive courses, this is a good way to make friends.
If you apply for TU Graz and do not have EU/EEA citizenship:
Please note that you have to take care of all visa issues by yourself in time.