The General Meetings are held monthly during the club year, September through June. The meetings take place at a central location and there is usually a guest speaker presenting a topic of interest. There is also time for socializing, and newcomers to Graz or to the IWA are welcome to join.

January General Meeting: Kleine Zeitung Tour with Ingrid Sohar

When: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Where: Kleine Zeitung, Gadollaplatz 1, 8010 Graz (please meet here by 4:15 p.m.!)

The Kleine Zeitung, founded in 1904, is one of the main Austrian newspapers and is published in Styria, Carinthia and East Tyrol.

February General Meeting


Because February is a ‘short’ month (due to intervening semester holidays), your IWA board has planned a combined February Activity/General Meeting: We invite you to join us for a magical evening of musical enchantment at “Ragtime”!

First, we will meet at the Operncafe for a drink or snack, then proceed to the Graz Opera.  If you’ve never been to the Graz Opera, this is your chance to immerse yourself in a world of sparkling crystal chandeliers, lush red velvet and the magic of musical/theatrical production!

WhenThursday, Feb. 8, 6 p.m. and on (musical starts at 7:30 p.m.)
Where: We’ll meet at the Operncafe (Opernring 22, 8010 Graz) around 6 p.m., then head over to the Opera (Kaiser-Josef-Platz 10, 8010 Graz) around 7 p.m.The musical starts at 7:30 p.m.

Click HERE to RSVP (or send an email to: so we have an idea how many members are coming!

Special Note: Even if you do not plan to attend the musical (described below), you are welcome to join us at the Operncafe from 6-7 p.m.!