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Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)

As the name suggests, TU Graz is located in the centre of Graz, the second biggest city in Austria. With eight institutions of higher education, Graz is a real student city and is regarded as one of the cities of central Europe and the European Union with the highest quality of life. Get an initial idea of the services and structures of the University. 

About

History

Founded by Archduke Johann in 1811, TU Graz can look back on more than 200 years of full development, change and progress. From the TU Graz chronological table you can see what events left their indelible mark on the University in the 19th, 20th and 21st centuries.

Education

Teaching and Studies

TU Graz offers bachelor’s, master’s, teacher training and doctoral programmes as well as postgraduate programmes. Master’s programmes held in English are a key prerequisite for the exchange of international students and teaching staff.

Tuition and Studies at TU Graz:

  • 18 Bachelor's programmes (of which 6 NAWI-Graz study programmes)
  • 33 Master's programmes (of which 16 in English and 15 NAWI-Graz study programmes)
  • Doctoral programmes in 14 Doctoral Schools (all of them taught in English)
  • 8 Postgraduate programmes

Research

Research at TU Graz means: entering new territory, acquiring and implementing new insights – together with business and industry or with start-ups. Cooperating globally and thinking in an interdisciplinary manner – with a focus on the 5 fields of expertise. Placing importance on teamwork and initiative – with knowledge, technology and passion.

Career

The institute is a leading centre for research, (post)graduate education and service with a continuing tradition of excellence for more than 60 years. The quality of the staff and their contributions represent the most significant aspect of the institute fulfilling its task of seeing the invisible.They seek to foster and sustain a creative and supportive working environment based upon an ethos of respect and rigorous scientific enquiry. They value the diversity of the staff and student population and want to promote equality as an essential element.

University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
311 52
2019
363 138
2018
501
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
501 -100
2019
401
2018
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2019
601 200
2018
801
2017
-
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
660 -12
2019
648 -30
2018
618
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

  • Career Info Service
  • Students Council at TU Graz
  • International Relations and Mobility Programmes
  • Childcare
  • Languages, Key Competencies and In-House Training
  • Registration Office
  • Support for International Students
  • Virtual Campus
  • Student WWW-Server
  • Networked Learning
  • Student Ateliers

Housing services

The City of Graz is a very popular place of residence offering a huge variety of flats and houses. Accommodation services can help you find the appropriate accommodation. Here is an overview of the housing market in Graz.What you Need to Know:

  • tugraz.at/en/studying-and-teaching/studying-at-tu-graz/living-in-graz-for-students/accommodation/

Library services

  • Archive and Documentation
  • Databases and Portals
  • Electronic Journals Library
  • Library Search – Online Catalogue
  • Subject Libraries
  • Document Delivery
  • Publishing House

ICT services

  • Network
  • E-Mail
  • Telecommunications
  • Central Services
  • Scientific Computing
  • Support
  • Computer Rooms
  • Audio-Visual Media
  • TUGRAZonline - Information System

Medical services

The aim of the childcare services at the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) is to provide support for statt members, as well as students.

  • TU Graz nanoversity
  • Flexible childcare at "Fleki"
  • Summer Childcare
  • Babysitter Pool
  • Childcare services for conferences

Student Life

Campus life

Graz University of Technology addresses global issues while being aware of the needs and problems of society in the third millennium. In co-operation with universities, extramural research facilities and companies, Graz university of Technology has an active presence in nearly all continents. Individual co-operation in teaching and research, interdisciplinary research projects, mobility of students and teaching staff, co-operation agreements and strategic partnerships are just some of the University’s diverse forms of collaboration.

Sports facilities

The city of Graz offers an attractive social, sporting and cultural environment and is a great place to study.

Student clubs

Practice is the best trainining! Studying will give you detailed knowledge of your subject, but in the world of work, soft skills such as communication and organization also count. TU Graz has many student initiatives, clubs and associations where you can build those skills and enjoy many other benefits besides.Here you find an overview of the current student initiatives: https://www.tugraz.at/en/studying-and-teaching/studying-at-tu-graz/student-teams/overview-student-teams/

Accreditation

The accreditation process was carried out by the former federal ministry for economic affairs and was completed positive in 1999. At that time the scope of accreditation contained about 170 codes for the testing laboratory and 50 codes in the field of the inspection agency. The accreditation agency requires an allocation of the standards used by the ICS-technical groups. Therefore this imbedded in the scope of accreditation

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