Internationale Mobilität (Foto: Wappl)

International mobility

Internationality is a top priority at the Medical University of Graz becauses its guests and staff are as diverse as the university. Guests are welcomed by the institutes, clinics and research centers at Med Uni Graz in a variety of programs. Active staff in all areas have the opportunity to gain experience abroad as part of funded teacher and professional development stays.

Funding authorities

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Erasmus+

Erasmus+ is the EU program that promotes education, training, youth and sport in Europe. Its budget of 14.7 billion euro will allow more than four million Europeans to study, continue their education, obtain job experience or volunteer abroad.

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Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation

The Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation grants scholarships to promote academic exchange between Austria and the USA.

TIPS FOR MORE SUSTAINABLE MOBILITY

Studentin am Flughafen

THE TRIP

  • Plan your trip well and take into consideration different means of transportation (e. g., bus, train).
  • Avoid flights if possible, above all short-haul flights. If you fly, book nonstop flights.
  • Travel with little luggage. This also makes it easier to avoid taking a taxi after you arrive.
  • Compensate for CO2 emissions.
  • Print out your travel documents only if it is absolutely necessary.
Studierende mit Fahrrad

FURTHER TRAVEL PLANNING

  • Choose environmentally friendly and sustainable accommodation (e. g., passive house).
  • Discover the surrounding area in the host country instead of driving far.
  • Take public transportation when you check out the host country.
  • If you travel throughout the country, stay in environmentally friendly accommodation and support sustainable tourism.
Student vor Weltkarte

STAY ON SITE

  • Walk short distances, ride a bike or take public transportation instead of going by car or taxi.
  • Use a reusable water bottle and avoid buying water if the local water quality permits it.
  • Conserve resources (e.g., water, electricity).
  • Inform yourself about separation of waste and recycling.
  • Buy local products (e.g., at a farmers' market).
  • Turn off the air conditioning if you don't need it.