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International Teacher Competences (ITC)



Learning Environment

The University College of Teacher Education Styria offers a modular course especially designed for international students. The course lasts one semester, includes a total of 30 ECTS-credits and combines lectures, seminars, workshops, school placements and excursions. There is a selection module of optional courses of 8 ECTS-credits.


The course aims at improving international teacher competences, working and studying in an international context and intercultural exchange.

Target Group

International exchange students studying at the University College of Teacher Education Styria.


There are plenty of student residences in Graz. The OeAD provides a list of most dorms - the application can be filled out online: https://housing.oead.at/en/

Online Application

The online registration is only valid after nomination by the home university.


The maximum number of participants has been reached for the winter semester 2022/23. New applicants are currently placed on a waiting list.

Application Deadlines

Spring term: November 15th
Autumn term: May 31st

Academic Year

Autumn term: October 1st – January 31st
Spring term: March 1st – June 30th

In the academic year 2022/23, the university course "International Teacher Competences (ITC)" will only take place in the winter semester.

Course Catalogue

COVID-19 information for international students

COVID-19 information for international students

The University College of Teacher Education Styria will accept international students in the winter semester 2021/22, taking into account the recommendations of the Austrian government. International students can participate in the course “International Teacher Competences (ITC)”. In case of a new COVID-19 outbreak, this course will be run online.

Before planning the mobility, students are advised to check the official recommendations of the host and home countries.

Please contact international@phst.at for further information.



University College of Teacher Education Styria
Institute of Diversity Studies and International Relations
Ortweinplatz 1, 8010 Graz

phone: +43 316 8067 6602
mail: international@phst.at, diversitaet@phst.at

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