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ECGBL 2009
12-13 October, Graz, Austria
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Conference Location

FH JOANNEUM Institute of Applied Science
Graz Campus
Alte Poststraße 149
8020 Graz, Austria

phone: +43 (0)316 5453-0

See the Googlemap here or by typing ECGBL 2009 Graz into Google Maps.

FH JOANNEUM from the air

FH JOANNEUM Graz campus

Kunsthaus Graz

University information

With 32 career-oriented degree programmes in the four subject areas of Health Sciences, Information, Design & Technologies, International Business, and Life, Building, Environment and two Postgraduate Studies in the area of management FH JOANNEUM is one of Austria’s leading universities of applied sciences. The quality and practical relevance of courses is guaranteed by close contacts with partner businesses and institutions. Additionally, international cooperation and the mobility of students and faculty members in exchange programmes with partner universities help to maintain the international profile of FH JOANNEUM.

For more information, visit the University website.

Conference Dinner venue

The conference dinner was held in the Kunsthaus Graz at Landesmuseum Joanneum. Named the “friendly alien” by it’s creators, this art museum was built in 2003 as part of the European Capital of Culture preparations.

General information

Situated in the eastern part of the central Alps, Graz is a World Cultural Heritage Site and the old town is regarded by many as one of the best preserved city centres in central Europe. The capital of the Styria region of Austria, Graz is closer to Slovenia than to Vienna and was originally a Slovene settlement known as Gradec, or small fortress. “Graz” is first thought to have been used in around 1128. Since then, it has been almost continually occupied and was for a time, home to the Habsburg family, who ruled their region from Schlossberg Castle.

The second largest city in Austria, Graz is famous as a university town, with nearly 1/6th of it’s population being students. Tesla, Schrödinger and Kepler are all associated with Graz universities, and the impact of this is shown in the vibrant night life of the city.

For more information, visit the websites at the foot of this page.

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