... in a nutshell: Graz is an insider tip among Austrian provincial capitals. Population 253,000, student population almost 45,000. A historic centre, which is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, and a high-tech city. Contemporary art and music, modern architecture, which has gained international renown as the Graz School. Mediterranean flair, bustling urban atmosphere and yet situated in green surroundings. Eco-city. City of design. Business and innovation centre. Restaurants to satisfy every taste. 20 minutes to Slovenia, 50 minutes to Hungary, two and a half hours to the Mediterranean beaches, 15 minutes to the countryside.
The FH JOANNEUM campus in the west of Graz comprises 47,255 m² and houses the largest FH centre in Austria. Its currently over 20 degree programmes in the four subject areas of “Health Sciences”, “Information, Design & Technologies”, “International Business”, and “Life, Building, Environment” offer state-of-the-art infrastructure: modern laboratories, seminar rooms, lecture halls, studios, cafeterias, green spaces, a library, and offices.
The Greenbox student residence near the FH JOANNEUM campus was opened in autumn 2006. It offers a large number of student rooms, a wellness area (sauna, gym) as well as multi-purpose, function and exhibition rooms. The film room and the open-air cinema are special highlights. For more details on accommodation in Graz see link below.