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Indiana University in Graz

Program Location Graz, Austria
Sponsor Indiana University (CIC-SPA)
Program Type Co-sponsored
Course # SA 30013
Duration Summer
Upcoming Program Dates
To Be Announced

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Eligibility Academics
Housing Program Costs
Financial Aid Deadline
Returnee Info Resources

Indiana University in Graz

Graz (population of 250,000) is located near the foothills of the Alps in southeastern Austria.  The historic city center is picturesque and charming, with Renaissance palaces, medieval walls, Baroque churches, and sidewalk cafes. 

NOTE early summer deadline of Feb. 1st

For more program information, please visit the program website. This program is sponsored by:Indiana University (CIC-SPA).


Indiana University in Graz
Graz City Center

Students must have completed at least 4 semesters of German by the start of the program.  More advanced students will be able to take 400-level German.

GPA Requirement: 2.75 on a 4.0 scale
Language Requirement: 4-6 Sem German

Purdue Credit
Direct Credit available from the following: [College of Liberal Arts]

Students interested in completing courses while abroad from Purdue colleges or departments that are not listed above should discuss this with their study abroad advisor before applying to the program.

Academic Program

All courses are taught by IU faculty and graduate instructors. Students are in class 20 hours per week and complete six credit hours:  three credits in fifth-, sixth- or seventh-semester German language and three credits in Contemporary Austria, which is taught in German.

Two weekend trips to Salzburg and Vienna are included in the program.

Participants live and take all their meals with Austrian host families.

Estimated Program Costs

Students should carefully note what costs need to be paid to Purdue University or to a co-sponsor or agency, and what costs need to be paid at the overseas study location.  This will vary by program.

The program fee includes tuition, room/host family, meals, city bus pass, insurance, and two weekend excursions.

Costs for this program are estimated and subject to change. The cost figures listed below are for: Summer 2016

Costs per term to be billed by Purdue and Co-sponsor
Program Fee$5,763.00
Study Abroad Fee$609.00
Purdue International Insurance (per month)$32.00

Approximate additional costs per term
To be paid by the student.
Round-trip Airfare$1,500.00
Books and Supplies$300.00
Miscellaneous Personal Expenses $0.00 -$2,200.00
Travel Documents (passport, photos)$175.00

Financial Aid

Purdue University financial aid may be applied to the costs of studying abroad. Students interested in receiving financial aid should

NOTE:  Recipients of certain tuition remission and scholarship programs should pay careful attention to the regulations for using those benefits for study abroad.  Ask your financial aid advisor about any limitations.

Click here for a list of scholarships and grants available to assist with the costs of studying overseas.

Application Deadlines

For full consideration, students must submit all supporting documents before or by the application deadline.  Popular programs fill quickly, often before the deadline.  To insure a place in a program, apply early.

As soon as a student submits an on-line application, a My Study Abroad account is created. Applicants should consult this page often to check on the status of the application.

Program Application Deadline
Indiana University in Graz Feb 1

Returnees Information
Indiana University in Graz
Art Museum of Graz

Click below to search for Purdue students who have participated in this program and are willing to be contacted.  If you get no results, you can use the search form to find people who studied in the country you are interested in.


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For more information on this program, please contact the Study Abroad Office by phone (765) 494-2383 or email

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