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Medizinische Universität Graz

Med Uni Graz is helping: Education for People with a Refugee Background

Helping people who are fleeing from war and violence is a major concern of the Medical University of Graz. With the support of the MORE Initiative by uniko (, we have already taken a first step!

Admission as extraordinary students: Program identification code “990 956” with the designation “MORE Initiative”

Admission requirements:

  • Proof of Identity
    A passport, identity card or driver’s license + proof of citizenship will be accepted as proof of identity and citizenship.

  • Online – Advance Registration
    Those who wish to register for a degree program at the Medical University of Graz for the first time must register online in advance.

  • NO Tuition Fee
    The tuition fee of € 363.36 will be waived for asylum seekers by the Rector’s Office for WS 2016/17!

  • NO Student Union Fee
    The student union fee of € 19,20 will be waived for asylum seekers by the Student Union for WS 2016/17!

Admission Deadlines:

Admission to the extraordinary program allows students to attend individual courses. For a list of available courses, please visit

§78 (7) UG allows for the subsequent recognition of extraordinary academic achievements only in clearly defined cases.

§78 (7) UG : Recognition may only be accorded to examinations passed by non-degree seeking students if taken in connection with university further education courses or prior to passing the secondary-school leaving examination or university entrance qualification examination, or the supplementary examination providing proof of physical fitness or artistic aptitude appropriate to the programme of study for which the examination is to be recognized.

Validation of Completed Academic Degrees

For those who have already completed an academic degree, it is possible to have the degree validated in accordance with §90 UG.    


Department of Admissions and Student Affairs
Harrachgasse 21/2
8010 Graz
Tel: 0316/385-73662
Office Hours: Mon, Wed, Thu from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

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