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University Of Music And Performing Arts Graz (KUG) EXC
Graz, Austria (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
Program Details:
Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
English, German
Anticipated Places:
Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
Agreement Scope:
Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Not Applicable
Program Description:


Location: Graz
Year Established: 1816
Student population: 2,300
With more than 2,300 students in Graz and Oberschützen, the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG) is an internationally renowned place of education - 17 institutes and 2 doctoral schools offer highly qualified training for artistic and scientific professions. Owing to its geographic situation it knows to combine perfectly Austrian tradition in music and performing arts with the creative potential of Eastern and Southeastern Europe.

Unique characteristics
A functional and state-of-the-art infrastructure as well as numerous guest lectures, workshops and possibilities to appear in public allow to design studies in the best possible way. 
Owing to its geographic situation KUG is known to combine Austrian tradition in music and performing arts with the creative potential of Eastern and Southeastern Europe. 

KUG Graz

Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s: Music
Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Autumn Semester: October - February
Spring Semester: March-  June

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University



The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
Classes at German Universities are graded on a scale of 1-5, with one being the highest possible score and 5 a fail.

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period.


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in German and English.
Language Requirement
German language courses are available at Karl-Franzens University Graz (KFUG). Exchange students at the KUG will be offered a reduced course fee. 


What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city.

Housing options are offered by the host university.
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university.
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.

Information from Austrian Mission in Australia.

Student Experiences

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