Welcome Information Day

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Information event for new students


Is there an information event for new students?


On 24 September 2019, starting at 1.30 p.m. (arrival and registration starting already at 1.00 p.m.!), the "Welcome Information Day" for the academic year 2019/2020 will take place. Here you will receive important information - in both German and English language - concerning the successful start of your studies and your orientation at KUG.

It is highly recommended to all that start their studies at KUG to join the Welcome Information Day! Also those who will take the entrance exam not before September should join the event.

For organisational reasons the application for joining the Welcome Information Day is requested (see below).


Note: The house rules (“Hausordnung”) as well as the fire safety and safety regulations (“Brandschutz- und Sicherheitsordnung”) of KUG have to be observed for the event.

Here you can find important information about photo and video recordings.



Which information can I get at the Welcome Information Day?


The following topics are scheduled at the moment, which will be provided in the form of lectures, workshops and an information market:

  • Overview about KUG: Important facilities, study offers, sources of information, offers and services for students
  • Graz and Oberschützen: The places to study at KUG
  • ÖH at KUG: Presentation of the services and representatives of the Austian Students´ Union
  • Especially for incoming students (transnational mobility programs): Specific Erasmus information
  • Especially for students with another mother tongue than German language: Required knowledge of German language, German language courses at the "Vorstudienlehrgang"
  • Study costs / tution fee
  • Support offer: Grants, scholarships, bursaries etc.
  • International mobility offers for students: Exchange programs, financial support for competitions/courses/projects
  • University library: Information about the library, the lending of instruments and of sheet music
  • Insurances for students 
  • Career Service Center: Presentation of offers concerning competitions, jobs, Further Education, evidence of external scholarships, Impresario Services etc.
  • General information about phone and internet: Offers and providers
  • General information about banks: Offers and providers
  • Information about the fields of studies: Specific information for starting your studies in a certain field of study


Besides there will be presentations of our campus management system "KUGonline"* and how to apply for courses in particular as well as a Campus Tour (Meeting-Point: 3:30 pm at the info desk of the Welcome Center) and a Library-Tour (Meeting-Point: 4:15 p.m. at the info desk of the library).

In the afternoon (approx. 3:00 p.m.) and in the evening (approx. 6:00 p.m.) there will be some catering.

At 5:00 p.m., there will be a concert by students of KUG for the new students.

At 7:00 p.m. there will be a welcome party of ÖH-KUG with DJ.

* HINT: There will be additional KUGonline instructions held by ÖH-KUG (26 and 27 September 2019, registration here).

>>> The time schedule can be downloaded  here.



How can I join the Welcome Information Day?


You can apply from now on on your own online here: online application

(Please also use this online application by your own, if you are taking your entrance exam not before September)

Application for the Welcome Information Day can also be done in the context of the enrolment for your studies at the Welcome Center (during your pre-registration).

Joining the Welcome Information Day is of course for free for all new students!

Program - A retrospection


Which information has been provided at the Welcome Information Day?


Here you can find information materials about the most presented topics: