Greetings from Graz and welcome to the IWA homepage!

The IWA is a registered non-profit, non-political and self-supporting organization which was established in 1994 to unite English-speaking women who live here. The club is administered by volunteers elected by the membership. Through its membership in Open Door, IWA is linked to international women’s associations around the world.

The club’s aims and objectives are to offer friendship and support to those far from their home country and promote the mutual understanding of other cultures and traditions. It is also committed to raising funds for and providing assistance to local charitable organizations.

All about the beautiful city of Graz!

Graz is situated southwest of Vienna, close to the Slovenian and Hungarian borders. It is a beautiful city, the second largest in Austria and was one of its best kept secrets, until Graz became the Cultural Capital of Europe for the year 2003.

Whether you are a newcomer to Graz or a current resident, we would be love to meet you and warmly invite you to contact us.