Graz is the capital of Styria, a province in the South of Austria. Graz is located relatively close to the Slovenian border (60 minutes by car). Graz is Austria’s second largest city with close to 300 000 inhabitants. Graz is home to 4 universities and more than 42 000 students, providing countless opportunities for interdisciplinary academic discourse.
In 1999, the historic center of Graz was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.