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Overview: Admission of International Degree Programme Applicants

Every applicant with a foreign secondary-school leaving certificate or an international third-level degree or diploma must submit an application for a place to study in a specific degree programme.*
On this page you can find information on the admission process for international degree programme applicants.

  1. Choice of Degree Programme

  2. Admission Procedure

  3. Application for a Study Place

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Registrar's Office
Rechbauerstraße 12/I
8010 Graz

Applicants with a German-language school-leaving certificate

Applicants for a bachelor's degree programme, who have a German-language school-leaving certificate from the following countries, do not have to submit an application for a study place:

  •  Germany (Allgemeine Hochschulreife)
  •  South Tyrol (Reifeprüfungszeugnis)
  •  Luxembourg (Diplome de Fin d‘Etudes Secondaires)
  •  Liechtenstein (Maturazeugnis des Liechtensteinischen Gymnasiums, Berufsmaturität)

If this applies to you, please follow the steps on page Initial Registration for a Degree Programme.

Graduates from Austrian schools abroad

Graduates of the following Austrian schools abroad do not have to submit an application for a study place:

  • ÖSB, Österreichische Schule Budapest
  • OEGP, Österreichisches Gymnasium Prag
  • St. Georgs Kolleg Istanbul
  • Instituto Austriaco Guatemalteco
  • Österreichische Schule Shkodra
  • Colegio Austriaco Mexicano

If this applies to you, please follow the steps on Initial Registration for a Degree Programme.

1. Choice of Degree Programme

Choose a degree programme from the list of Degree programmes at TU Graz.

2. Admission Procedure

Admission procedures exist for the German-language bachelor’s degree programmes in Architecture and Molecular Biology as well as for all master’s programmes taught in English. For admission to the German-language bachelor’s degree programmes in Architecture and Molecular Biology, you must submit proof of German language competence at level C1, pass the admission procedure and submit an application for allocation of a study place.

3. Application for a Study Place

  • Fill out the form Application for Admission in full.
  • Collect all the necessary documents for the admission.
    Check whether you need to obtain translations and/or certifications of your documents, and if yes, in what form.
    Please note that all documents must be submitted in German or English.
  • For admission to a Bachelor's or Master's programme: Send the complete application with all the documents within the deadline by post to:
    Technische Universität Graz, Registrar's Office, Rechbauerstraße 12, A-8010 Graz or hand it in to the porter in Rechbauerstraße 12, addressed to the Registrar's Office.
  • For admission to a doctoral programme, follow the instructions for applying for a doctoral programme.
  • The Registrar's Office will notify you of the outcome of your application in writing when a decision has been taken.

Application Deadlines

For bachelor's and master's degree programmes and doctoral programmes

  • Winter semester: 1 May to 5 September
  • Summer semester: 1 December to 5 February

Important Notes

  • Documents will only be reviewed during the application process!
    Applications that are sent by e-mail cannot be considered!
    Applications that arrive after the submission deadline can only be considered for a later semester.
  • To ensure data protection, no information regarding the status of the review process can be released to third parties. Please note that processing can take several weeks. An exact processing time cannot be given. Sending us e-mails or contacting us via telephone during this time does not speed up the application review process.
  • Only complete applications (i.e. with all required documents) can be considered for admission. Submitting incomplete applications can increase the amount of time required for the review process! You will be informed immediately if documents are missing.
  • According to the Austrian Universities Act (§ 60 para. 6), applications may only be submitted by the applicants themselves or by a person who can represent parties professionally in Austria. Applications submitted in any other way (e.g. via an agency) will be rejected.