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Orientation Packages

 
Orientierungsprogramm für Austauschstudierende

In order to prepare you for your time at FH JOANNEUM and to help you with all administrative issues, we offer various packages before semester start. These offers are open to exchange students and international degree-seeking students.

The division of International Relations offers the following packages:

ADMIN Package

Participation in this basic package is obligatory for all exchange students, and it constitutes the official start of your semester abroad. In this basic package we will help you take care of all the administrative issues that must be dealt with when studying at FH JOANNEUM and living in Austria.

Dates: 30.09.22 (1 day)
Fee: EUR 20,--
Deadline for registration: 31 July 2022 - mandatory for exchange students if you have not signed up for one of the other packages

CULTURE&FUN Package

Have some fun before the semester starts! This package offers you a great opportunity to get to know Graz, Styria, and your new colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere.

This package includes:

  • An extensive social programme with intercultural workshops and exkursions - get to know FH JOANNEUM, your new home and your colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Extensive administrative assistance - we will help you take care of all the paperwork you need to complete in order to live in Austria and study at FH JOANNEUM.

Dates: 26.-30.09.2022 (1 week)
Fee: EUR 145,--
Deadline for registration: 31 July 2022

LANGUAGE Package

Use the time before the semester start for an intensive language course to prepare you for studying at FH JOANNEUM. Improve your German in a pleasant atmosphere over a course of 60 study units (this is twice as much as a two-hour semester course). If you have no knowledge of German, this intensive course will equip you with the basic skills to immerse yourself in your studies.

This package includes:

  • A three-week German language course at your level.
  • Extensive administrative assistance - we will help you to take care of all of the paperwork you need to live in Austria and study at FH JOANNEUM.

Dates: 12.-29.09.2022 (3 weeks)
Fee: EUR 295,--
Deadline for registration: 31 July 2022

Combine all options and get the best possible preparation for your stay with our PREMIUM Package!

PREMIUM Package

This package includes:

  • A three-week German language course at your level: Use the time before the semester start for an intensive language course to prepare you for studying at FH JOANNEUM. Improve your German in a pleasant atmosphere over a course of 60 study units (this is twice as much as a two-hour semester course). If you have no knowledge of German, this intensive course will equip you with the basic skills to immerse yourself in your studies.
  • An extensive social programme with intercultural workshops and exkursions - get to know FH JOANNEUM, your new home and your colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere.
  • Extensive administrative assistance - we will help you to take care of all of the paperwork you need to live in Austria and study at FH JOANNEUM.
  • Lunch on all days with activities in the morning and afternoon.

Dates: 12.-30.09.2022 (3 weeks)
Special Offer: EUR 385,--
Deadline for registration: 31 July 2022

International degree-seeking students from non-EU/EEA countries are obliged to take part in all PREMIUM Package activities before the start of the academic year - the costs are covered by the tuition fee.

Did you know, …

… the opinion of former participants?

"It was very useful, especially regarding the administration papers. If I had to complete everything on my own, I would not be able to do it. I was impressed by the professionalism, enthusiasm and consideration of all the members of the university who took part in the orientation program."

Did you know, …

… the opinion of former participants?

"All the information given to me in orientation program was very useful. And we were not only able to gain information about the city and culture of Graz, but also to communicate with many other countries, languages, and cultures because of other exchange students."

Did you know, …

… the opinion of former participants?

"It was an interesting week and it allowed me to discover the university and the city of Graz serenely and that will allow me to share this discovery with my friends or my family when they will come to Graz. Thanks!"

Did you know, …

… the opinion of former participants?

"I was impressed by the way the orientation program was so organized and included a lot of different things that involved information about Graz, about the university and where we can get things around, the internet connection, you managed to include three different tours... Amazing really, I wish all universities were like this!"

Did you know, …

"The orientation week was very important before beginning the lectures. It helps knowing the other students and discovering the FH, the city, the austrian way of living. For all the things we did, it is really cheap. I mostly appreciated the excursion to Riegersburg, it was really nice to walk into the mountains and to discover the beautifull view from the castle! All the team is friendly and if you need information or have a problem, they are here, dynamic and help you rapidely."

Useful Downloads

Download important information about the administrative issues covered in the Orientation Packages here: