The University of Graz is the largest and oldest university in Styria, as well as the second-largest and second-oldest university in Austria. Through decades of intensive collaboration with institutions in South-Eastern Europe it has acquired a profound knowledge about this region, which has become a main interdisciplinary focus. Students can choose from a total of more than 120 studies. Bachelor’s, master’s and joint degree programmes as well as summer schools provide compatibility with international systems. Selected doctoral programmes create an ideal basisfor an academic career. As a modern scientific institution the University of Graz pools first-rate research in many projects and co-operations on a national as well as on an international level. Collaboration with 500 partner institutions worldwide embodies the integration of the Universityof Graz in a global network, enriches the scientific life and ensures high quality of teachingand research.