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1 page 1 University of Graz

2 2 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl Graz UNESCOs World Heritage Cultural Capital 2003 Inhabitants: (second largest city in Austria) Students: Universities 2 Universities of Applied Sciences (FH) 1 University College of Teacher Education

3 3 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl The University

4 4 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl Otto Loewi Nobel Prize for Medicine 1936 Fritz Pregl Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1923 Victor Hess Nobel Prize for Physics 1936 People and Faces Various famous scientists have taught and researched as professors at Austrias second oldest university among them also Nobel Prize winners: Fritz Pregl (1923 Nobel Prize for Chemistry), Julius Wagner von Jauregg (1927 Nobel Prize for Medicine), Erwin Schrödinger (1933 Nobel Prize for Physics), Otto Loewi (1936 Nobel Prize for Medicine), Victor F. Hess (1936 Nobel Prize for Physics) and Karl von Frisch (1973 Nobel Prize for Medicine).

5 5 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl Historical Key Data Foundation of the University by Archduke Karl II of Inner Austria, including a Philosophical and a Theological Faculty at the Jesuit College Foundation of the Faculty of Law Transformation into a Lycée Re-opening as Karl-Franzens-Universität by the Emperor Franz I Opening of the main building on todays campus area; Foundation of the Faculty of Medicine During the university reform, the Faculty of Medicine becomes an autonomous university.

6 6 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl Faculties Arts and Humanities Natural Sciences Social and Economic Sciences Theology Law Environmental and Regional Sciences and Education

7 7 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl Ministry advising Scientific Council (12 members) Budget (3 years) Performance Agreement Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz advising University Council 9 Persons Rectorate 1 Rector and 4 Vice-Rectors Senate 21 Persons 11 Professors 3 Assistent Professors 6 Students 1 Administration Organisational units

8 8 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl Rectorate Rector: Prof. Alfred Gutschelhofer 4 Vice Rectors: Prof. Renate Dworczak Vice Rector for Human Ressources Management, NAWI Graz and Affirmative Action for Women Prof. Irmtraud Fischer Vice Rector for Research and Continuing Education Prof. Roberta Maierhofer Vice Rector for International Relations and Interdisciplinary Cooperation Prof. Martin Polaschek Vice Rector for Studies and Teaching

9 9 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl University of Graz: Strategy Development Plan Target and Performance Agreement Ministry Rectorate Organisational units Departments Persons

10 10 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl Faculty Vice Dean Organisational Units: Faculty Dean of studies Dean of studies Faculty Committee Faculty administration (Dekanat)

11 11 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl

12 12 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl Study Offers 70 Fields of Study 73 Departments Staff Students Diploma Programs Secondary School Teacher Accreditation Programs Bachelor Programs Master Programs Doctoral Programs

13 13 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl Students Arts and Humanities7.230 Natural Sciences Social and Economic Sciences Law4.530 Theology 540 Environmental and Regional Sciences and Education Students from 100 different countries Around 10 % international students: mainly from neighbouring countries, SEE, EU and USA

14 14 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl Cooperation Partners* * Countries with cooperation partners are marked in green

15 15 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl 20 University-wide Agreements Albania: Shkoder Bosnia-Herzegovina: Sarajevo Canada: Waterloo China: Wuhan Croatia: Zagreb Czech Republic: Olomouc France: Poitiers Germany: Leipzig Hungary: Pécs Italy: Trieste Japan: Hiroshima Poland: Wroclaw + Katowice Serbia: Belgrade + Novi Sad Slovakia: Bratislava Slovenia: Ljubljana + Maribor USA: Minnesota + Little Rock

16 16 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl Mobility 550 outgoing und 450 incoming mobility students 500 partners worldwide 300 partner universities in Europe 20 university wide agreements on the basis of at least 3 areas of co-operation in at least 2 faculties Member of Utrecht Network and Coimbra Group

17 17 University of Graz, AustriaSabine Pendl Mobility Programs Students ERASMUS Joint Study ISEP, AEN, MAUI, SEN, UN CEEPUS Research stipends for bachelor and master theses Financial support for self- organized short-term mobility Summer Schools Staff ERASMUS Internships Staff Training (STT) Visiting professorship Financial support for individual and group mobility

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