Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz

country rank  5
world rank  730

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University Overview

Founded in 1585, Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (University of Graz) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Graz (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Styria. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft and Forschung, Österreich (Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research, Austria), Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (KFUG) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz (KFUG) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 434 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Graz
Acronym KFUG
Founded 1585
Motto We work for tomorrow

University Location

Address Universitaetsplatz 3
Graz (population range: 250,000-499,999)
8010 Styria
T +43 (316) 380 0
F +43 (316) 380 9140

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Universitaetsplatz 3
Graz 8010
+43 (316) 380 2192
(316) 380 1066

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 3,000-3,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft and Forschung, Österreich

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Quality Audit by Finish Education Evaluation Comite (FINEC)
  • Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Insitute (ACQUIN)
  • Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation (FIBAA)
  • Austrian Quality Assurance Agency (AQA)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Coimbra Group
  • Utrecht Network
  • Universities Austria (uniko)
  • European University Continuing Education Network (EUCEN)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019