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Joint and Double Degree Programmes


Our Double Degree Programmes enable incoming students in certain fields of study to graduate not only from their home university but also from Graz University of Technology. (Potential) exchange students can learn more about the application process here.

Double Degrees within Europe

Contact at the International Office - Welcome Center

Phone: +43 316 873 6429

Double Degrees outside of Europe

Contact at the International Office - Welcome Center

Phone: +43 316 873 6425

Double Degree Application Requirements

In order to be enrolled as a Double Degree Incoming at TU Graz, you

  • need to be registered for the Master's programme of Architecture at Politecnico di Milano or the Master's programme of Computer Science at the University of Ljubljana or the Master's programme of Mechanical Engineering at Tongji University.
  • have been nominated for the Double Degree Programme by your home university.

Deadline for Nomination


The deadline for nominations to be received is 30 April.



Nominations must be received directly from the partner university via email to the responsible Exchange Coordinator at the International Office - Welcome Center.

Application Procedure

You will receive an invitation link to Mobility Online via email as soon as we have received your nomination by your home university.

Deadline for Applications


The deadline for applications is 1 June.

Application Guide


Please take a look at the Application Guide before you start filling out your application.

Upload of Application Documents

Please upload the following application documents on Mobility Online:

  • Portrait photo
  • Signed application form (available on Mobility Online)
  • A copy of your passport
  • English language certificate
  • Transcript of Records
  • Bachelor Certificate

Portrait Photo


  • jpeg, png oder gif file with a maximum of 500x500 pixel
  • Your head must face the camera directly with full face in view.
  • You must have a neutral facial expression or a natural smile, with both eyes open.
  • taken in clothing normally worn on a daily basis
  • in color

Signed Application Form


Download the application form from Mobility Online and sign it. Afterwards, please upload it again.

Copy of your Passport


Your passport needs to be valid for the entire period of your stay.

English Language Certificate

Your progress in your degree programme should not be hindered by difficulties with these languages. 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.

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.

Accepted language certificates

Transcript of Records

The transcript of records is issued by your home university and lists all the courses you have successfully completed together with grades and ECTS credit points.

It serves as proof of your progress in your degree programme and is a point of reference for the academic coordinator of the Double Degree.

Bachelor Certificate

Only students who have completed their bachelor's and include a copy of their certificate in their application can be accpeted in the Double Degree Programme.

If your certificate will be issued after the applicationd deadline at TU Graz, please reach out to the responsible Exchange Coordinator at the International Office - Welcome Center and indicate the date you are supposed to receive the document.

Course Selection

We are happy to sign the Learning Agreement issued by your home university. Simply forward the document to the responsible academic coordinator. Please make sure you also send the fully signed document to the Exchange Coordinator at the International Office - Welcome Center.

In case you are unsure about your courses and workload at TU Graz, please take a look at the summaries.

Full English course catalogue

Double Degree Computer Science


Students can choose from courses offered in the Master’s programme Computer Science.

In addition, students can take classes from the Master’s programme Software Engineering and Management if they find suitable courses.

Workload: 18 ECTS from compulsory courses, 12 ECTS from electives and 12 ECTS for work on your thesis. For your master's thesis, you will receive 30 ECTS at TU Graz.


Students unsure about their choice of courses can reach out to the academic coordinator.

Double Degree Architecture


Students can choose from courses offered in the Master’s programme Architecture:

Workload: Incoming students are supposed to take two modules from module group B (24 ECTS), two modules from module group C (16 ECTS) and 20 ECTS from electives listed in the curriculum. In total: 60 ECTS.

Double Degree Mechanical Engineering


Students can choose from courses offered in the Master’s programmes

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering and Business Economics

Workload: Incoming students are supposed to take one of the five specialization subjects of 25 ECTS compulsory subjects and 10 ECTS of elective subjects. Moreover, they will be granted 30 ECTS for their thesis. In total: 65 ECTS.

Letter of Acceptance

Once you have submitted all required documents and they have been checked by the International Office - Welcome Center, you will get a notification via email that your Letter of Acceptance is ready for download on Mobility Online. You can download it together with your Pre-Arrival Guide that will tell you more about the preparation for your stay.


Take care of finding accommodation in Graz as soon as your letter of acceptance is available.

Deadlines for accommodation of the OeAD:

  • 15 June for the winter semester
  • 15 November for the summer semester

German Course

The official language in Austria is German. It is strongly recommended to take part in the 3-week intensive course in September or February, depending on when you arrive.

Since mobility students of all universities in Graz take part in these intensive courses, this is a good way to make friends.

In addition, German semester courses are offered as well.

What happens next?

Please read the page Your Stay at TU Graz to prepare your stay, to learn when to arrive, and what to expect.