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AIM Overseas Inclusive Education Austria Short-term Program
Graz, Austria (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
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Agreement Scope:
Education and Social Work
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Program Type:
Non-Exchange Short-Term
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Short-term Type:
Coursework, Field Trip
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Short-term Duration:
3 weeks
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Inclusive Education: Theories and Practices from an International Perspective

Location: Graz, Austria
Program dates: 26 January 2019 - 16 February 2019
USyd application deadline: 30 August 2018
Duration: 3 weeks

Host: University of Graz
Provider: AIM Overseas

AIM Inclusive Education ST

Program Description
The University of Graz Summer School on inclusive education aims to provide students with a better understanding of concepts and theories of inclusive education, its historical development, international discourses and various issues related to its implementation.

Students will examine arguments of both advocates and critics of an inclusive education system. It addresses how various professionals such as trained general educators; special educators, social workers and psychologists can work together to provide the best possible environment for students with a wide range and level of learning difficulties. Inclusive school development and quality management in inclusive school will be discussed. Students will be introduced to the Austrian education system and the current discussions regarding the implementation of inclusive education.

Two field trips to institutions in Graz are included in the program and will provide insight into practical issues of inclusion in education.

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Academic Information

Relevant subject area: Education, Social Work
Language: Classes are instructed in English.
Academic credits: 8 ECTS
General conversion: 7.5ECTS = 6CP Sydney credits

Useful Information 

Local Overview
Graz is a vibrant and social city, which is home to over 40,000 students. It is Austria’s second largest city and houses one of the oldest and most popular universities in Europe. Experience a city alive with history and culture as you make your way through the castle ruins of knights in shining armour or a Franciscan monastery. Enjoy the farm fresh produce with a stroll through one of the town’s farmers markets. The countryside around Graz is wild and romantic, full of caves, lakes, waterfalls, castles and wineries - all a short trip from the Graz city.
Accommodation is provided in a twin share room in Hotel das Weitzer situated in the heart of Graz. Each room has a bathroom which is shared with a roommate. Breakfast and WiFi are included. 


Program Fee: $6290
Program fee includes: 
- Tuition
- Accommodation
- Welcome and Farewell dinner
- Cultural activities
- Trip to Vienna
- Site visits
- AIM Overseas pre-departure service and support

Other costs: Airfare, meals, travel insurance, personal expenses.
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.

How to Apply

Planning early is the best way to ensure you will get the most out of your time abroad.

Example application timeline
1. Select your program > 2.Complete Sydney Abroad application ('Apply Now' below) > 3. School of Education will assess your eligibility > 4. If approved apply to host university > 5. Apply for OS HELP (if eligible), book flights & visa > 6. Fly safe!

Note: The Sydney Abroad application requires that you upload a copy of your current passport. If you do not have this available to you now you can save your application and upload them later.

If you have any questions about this program, please feel free to contact us at

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