Graz has been a university town since 1585

Know-how from Graz goes international. Six universities with more than 16 faculties form the basis of the excellent international reputation of Graz as a research and academical location. Research institutions in aerospace and automotive technology, in biotechnology and plant design are located in Graz. The same holds true for private high-tech businesses that export their products worldwide.

Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences


Clusters and networks

Large, internationally active businesses in Graz

  • MAGNA STEYR, Vehicle technology and assembly
  • Andritz AG, Plant and power station construction
  • AVL, Research and development of prime movers, instrumentation and test equipment
  • SIEMENS Austria, Offices Graz and Styria, technology companies
Further Information: Graz business server