Our SUMMER BUSINESS SCHOOL offers a range of seminars covering a variety of subject areas. They are held in Graz each year in September and offer an opportunity to profit from the comprehensive know-how of FH JOANNEUM lecturers and guest speakers.

Since 1999 the SUMMER BUSINESS SCHOOL has been offering numerous seminars covering a wide range of subject areas as diverse as IT, PR, media content, soft skills and health topics. The seminar content is taught using a practical approach. You can use the month of September for your own personal development. To date around 3,000 participants have attended the SUMMER BUSINESS SCHOOL and invested in their futures.


Date: September
Duration: Usually from 9.00 to 17.00 on a single day, or on two consecutive or half-days.
Costs: Costs vary according to seminar content. You'll find more information in the annual SUMMER BUSINESS SCHOOL brochure and on our home page.
Confirmation: Certificate, if the participant has attended at least 75% of the seminar.

Thematic focus

The SUMMER BUSINESS SCHOOL covers the following topics:

  • IT / PR / MEDIA

As well as a classic range of topics, each year the seminars offer a series of new highlights designed to examine current issues in science and business. The SUMMER BUSINESS SCHOOL is renowned both for the high quality and topicality of its seminar content.


Registration for the SUMMER BUSINESS SCHOOL takes place online. Once the programme content has been finalised, links to the seminar registration will be posted on this page. You will be informed if the seminar is already fully booked or will not take place. After receiving your registration you will be issued with an initial confirmation of registration. Prior to the seminar we will send you an email with formal confirmation of your registration and seminar details.

Attendance and costs

Costs vary according to seminar content. There is an early bird discount of 10%. Seminar fees include the cost of the seminar, seminar documentation, a certificate confirming attendance, as well as refreshments and coffee during breaks for seminars held at FH JOANNEUM in Graz. Your invoice will be sent by mail prior to the seminar. We ask you to pay the seminar fees in a timely manner by bank transfer and in accordance with the information provided on the invoice to avoid being charged interest.

After the seminar, participants who have attended at least 75% of the seminar will be issued with a certificate of attendance.


If you are unable to attend, you are required to cancel your booking in writing. Cancellation is free of charge up to one week prior to the seminar. Cancellations made less than one week prior to the start of the seminar are subject to a 50% cancellation charge. If you cancel on the day of the seminar, or fail to appear, then you will be required to pay the full cost of the seminar. Naturally, you may also nominate someone to take your place on the seminar at no extra cost.

Company seminars

We are happy to undertake seminars and training, on dates of your choice, exclusively for your company employees on request.