history construction start
student residence before renovation


The history of the Lutheran association for students’ halls of residence started in the fifties. It was founded in 1961 by members of the Lutheran student parish and Lutheran university professors in order to improve the poor situation of student accommodation.

Construction Start 1972

After buying a suitable property and having then completed the necessary planning, they started construction in May 1972. The Johannes-Kepler-Haus was offizially opened on May 13th 1975.

history construction start
history renovated dormitory

Renovation 2003

After 30 Years the the whole building was renovated during the summertime in 2003 and 2004. Since October 2004 Johannes-Kepler-Haus shines like new. Presse Eröffungsfeier

Off-site location Stenggstraße 2016

In May 2016 the Evangelische Verein für Studentenheime Graz acquired a small off-site location (flat) on Stenggstrasse with accommodation for three person. The flat is approx. 100 m from the hall of residence. The rooms are available to students who want to live in a relaxed and quiet environment. The facilities of the main residence are naturally available to the residents of the off-site location (study rooms, music rooms, etc.).

living room in 3-person suite

Contact Us

The International Dormitory
Am Rehgrund 4
A-8043 Graz

Office hours: Mon–Fri 8–12 am
Tel.: +43(0)316/327645
Fax: +43(0)316/3276465
E-Mail: office@johannes-kepler-haus.at

Association of the dormitory:
Evangelischer Verein für Studentenheime Graz
E-Mail: vereinsobmann@johannes-kepler-haus.at

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