The 10 best Study Cafés in Graz

Written by Hannes Wagner, Feb 03, 2022

Especially during stressful exam periods and for hours-long study session you need a change of scenery. In fact, an ever-changing scenery can be beneficial to your motivation and concentration. Maybe there are too many distractions at home, you lose your concentration in the library or you just need a cup of coffee to give your brain more power. Therefore, we have a list with the 10 best study cafés in Graz for you!

What makes a good study café?

Not every café also makes a good study café because you don’t only need great dishes and drinks, but also good tables to work on. It’s also really important to have a good atmosphere. It shouldn’t be too loud and there should be enough light, so that you can concentrate. Moreover, you need WIFI for research and sockets to recharge your notebook. Ideally, the study cafés are close to universities and student dormitories, so that you don’t lose time getting there.

A great study café therefore has:

  • A good and cheap menu with coffee, tea and snacks…
  • Free WIFI
  • Sockets

Now that we know what we’re looking for, we present to you the 10 best study cafés in Graz.

The 10 best study cafés in Graz

1. Skurril

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7am-1pm, Sat 9am-1pm, Sun 9am-12pm

Address: Heinrichstraße 22, 8010 Graz

Right next to the University of Graz, the café Skurril is great for extensive study sessions. No matter whether you prefer studying in the morning and then pimping your day with a breakfast or studying in the afternoon as much as you can and satisfying your hunger with snacks, the Skurril is always a good tip. After an intense study session, you can take your mind off and enjoy a game of pool.

2. Libresso

Opening hours: Mon-Thu 7:45am-6pm, Fri 7:45am-4pm

Address: Universitätsplatz 3, 8010 Graz

The libresso is inside of the main building of the University of Graz and there for the perfect place for short and long study sessions. Not only does the café have a great address, but it also has an amazing and bright atmosphere and a fantastic menu with coffee, tea, breakfast options and snacks. On sunny days you can enjoy these delicacies outdoors!

3. Café Story

Opening hours: Mon-Thu 8am-12pm, Fri-Sat 8am-1pm, Sun 9am-12pm

Address: Griesplatz 11, 8020 Graz

With the bright and nice interior design, the café Story creates the right atmosphere for studying. The delicious coffee and tea specialities will get you through your study session and the many snacks and dishes will keep you satisfied, so that you can focus completely on studying.

4. Tribeka

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7am-8pm, Sat-Sun 8am-8pm

Address: Technikerstraße 13, 8010 Graz

The tribeka has four locations in Graz, the café in the Technikerstraße is perfect for students at the Technical University Graz because it’s only a few minutes away. Not only does the tribeka amaze you with amazing coffee, but also with dessert and little snacks for the small hunger in-between. The table and the comfortable atmosphere create the perfect study environment for you.

5. Ducks

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7.30am-7pm, Sat 8.30am-6pm, Sun 10am-6pm

Address: Raubergasse 14, 8010 Graz

The cozy café Ducks is not only decorated cute, but also convinces you with the many coffee variations and desserts on the menu. You have enough space on the tables to spread out your documents and the WIFI is for free. As the name already suggests, you’ll find many cute little ducks in the café! Whether that’s a little decorative duck on the table or on your mug. Close to the main square in Graz, the café is reached easily.

6. Café Campus

Opening hours: Mon-Thu 7.30am-7.30pm, Fri 7.30am-6pm

Address: Heinrichstraße 36, 8010 Graz

The university café Campus is, as the name indicates, perfect for students and for studying. Not only is it close to the University of Graz, but it also offers great drinks and meals to keep you satisfied. In addition to all the different types of coffee and tea, they also have smoothies. They also have soy and oat milk if you prefer. The many sandwiches and ciabattas are also worth mentioning and are perfect for little lunch breaks.

7. Coffeeshop Barista’s

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7.30am-9pm, Sat 8am-6pm, Sun 9am-6pm

Address: Eggenberger Allee 14, 8020 Graz

In total, there are six Coffeeshop Barista’s in Graz, but the store on the Eggenberger Allee is perfect for students because it’s close to FH Joanneum. The STUWO Smart Living is only 10 minutes by foot. Despite the perfect location, Barista’s also impresses wit free WIFI, a cozy atmosphere and of course great coffee, optionally with oat, soy or almond milk, as well as other beverages. If you’re a little bit hungry, there is a big selection of snacks.

8. Café Fotter

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7.30am-7pm, Sat 8am-7pm

Address: Attemsgasse 6, 8010 Graz

From Espresso to Cappuccino to Latte Macchiato, the Café Fotter, also called lecture hall F, offers everything you need for a perfect study session. You can order your favourite coffee with lactose free or oat milk. Of course, the café Fotter has all kinds of teas and beverages and you can also find snacks on the menu. The café Fotter brings a twist to the Styrian classic chili by making it vegan. The bright and cosily designed café offers you the perfect atmosphere to study for university. The biggest plus: The café is not far from the University of Graz and the Medical University of Graz.

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9. Parks

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7.30am-7pm, Sun 9am-5pm

Address: Zinzendorfgasse 4, 8010 Graz

The modern and bright café parks sparks with its regional, sustainable and seasonal menu. From coffees with all kinds of milk alternatives to ta specialties and smoothies to cake and croissants, the café parks has something for every taste. Tip: You get a free regular coffee with every croissant! It’s super practical that the café is close to the University of Graz.

10. Black coffee

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 7am-3pm, Sat 7am-2pm, Sun 7am-12am

Address: Schörgelgasse 15, 8010 Graz

This small little café Black coffee will impress you with the sensational menu and great atmosphere. You can study on hours with an empowering, great breakfast or brunch and the delicious coffee will keep you awake and focused. Of course, you can’t miss out on a slice of cake as a treat after an intense study session. Black Coffee is known for the homemade cake pops, so definitely try them out!

With this list of the best study cafés in Graz, nothing is stopping you and you already have the perfect location for the next study session. If you’re looking or a change of scenery, but do not want to leave the house, then your STUWO dormitory offers you a lot of variety with the learning lounges and common kitchens. This way you can enjoy some great society, but still have the possibility to retreat into your corner and study.  If you want to relax and eat something afterwards, here’s a list of the best student restaurants in Graz!


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