BeSt³ Graz

| Trade fair for job, studies and advanced training

The BeSt³ - an acronym for "Career, studies and further training" - is a renowned fair in Austria, specializing in education and career opportunities. Established in 1985, it has since become the go-to event for those looking to gather information about educational and career paths..

The fair takes place at the Graz Exhibition Center, serving as the main venue for the states of Styria, Carinthia, and Burgenland. Held biennially in October, the BeSt³ attracts numerous visitors from various sectors. The main organizer of the fair is the Federal Ministry of Education, Science, and Research. The organization of the fair in Graz is managed by Uniservice GmbH, which, apart from organizing the fair, offers various other services in the education sector.

The main topics of the BeSt³ span a wide range of education, training, and further education opportunities to career paths. The fair provides an overview of the many available options and showcases products, services, brochures, and extensive information. Exhibitors include representatives from universities, colleges, technical colleges, academies, private education providers, language schools, and companies offering employment opportunities and internal training programs.

A distinctive feature of the BeSt³ is the personal conversation, setting it apart from many other information events. This makes it a unique place for interaction and consultation.

The primary target audience for the BeSt³ consists of high school graduates, students, school dropouts, parents, teachers, and professionals. However, the BeSt³ is not only present in Graz: Apart from Graz, these fairs are also organized in Salzburg, Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, and Vienna, further enhancing its reach and significance in Austria. In conclusion, it's worth noting that the Graz Exhibition Center is ideally located and easily accessible. It serves as a hub for numerous local and inter-regional events and symbolizes innovation and progress in the region.

The BeSt³ in Graz took place from Thursday, 19. October to Saturday, 21. October 2023.

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Local time:
17:35 h (UTC +01:00)

Fair location:

Messe Graz,
Messeturm, Messeplatz 1, A-8010 Graz, Styria, Austria


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Fair organizer
Bundesministerium für Bildung, Wissenschaft und Forschung
Minoritenplatz 5
A-1010 Vienna, Austria
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Past editions:
  • 19. - 21. October 2023
  • 14. - 16. October 2021
  • 17. - 19. October 2019
  • 19. - 21. October 2017
  • 15. - 17. October 2015
  • 17. - 19. October 2013
  • 20. - 22. October 2011
  • 05. - 07. November 2009
  • 08. - 10. November 2007

Fair location:

Messe Graz,
Messeturm, Messeplatz 1, A-8010 Graz, Styria, Austria


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Product groups: advanced training, paths of studies, studies, training programs, …

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the BeSt³ taking place?
The BeSt³ fair takes place in Graz, at the Messe Graz.

When is the BeSt³ taking place?
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How often does the BeSt³ take place?
The BeSt³ takes place biennially.

What kind of fair is the BeSt³?
The BeSt³ is an exhibition for Training, Studies and Careers.