As of 10 March 2020, the Federal Government issued new measures for the handling of COVID-19. These measures also affect the regular operation of TU Graz. More ...
The Circle of Excellence Graz’ class project 2019 comprised a topic of significant relevance: Students of TU Graz and University of Graz answered questions why they chose their studies and what fascinates them specifically about them – in front of a camera. More ...
The new Life Long Learning-TeachCenter was activated with 31 January 2020. It serves as learning platform for university continuing education. More ...
As of 10 March 2020, the Federal Government issued new measures for the handling of COVID-19. These measures also affect the regular operation of TU Graz.
On-site courses and events
No form of on-site courses takes place at TU Graz between 11 March and 19 April 2020. This applies to every course type regardless of the number of participants, Life Long Learning offers are affected as well. All public events (graduation ceremonies, conferences, lectures etc.) are cancelled for this time span.
FAQs, current information about the streaming of courses, examinations and closed sites of TU Graz: www.tugraz.at/go/coronavirus.
Information and advice
In case of symptoms: call 1450
Infoline: 0800 555 621
Questions about TU Graz: aktuell-und-offiziellnoSpam@tugraz.at
Questions regarding study law: studynoSpam@tugraz.at
Next summer there will again be the opportunity to participate in the further education program
Teach, Present, Publish. Within three weeks, teachers have the possibility to improve their English skills at a scientific level. Teachers of Montclair State University give lessons in three modules:
Basic data on the course:
Information on the application and further details can be found in the intranet TU4U. Deadline for applications is 3 April 2020.
TU Graz offers a wide range of mobility opportunities for academic staff. Seize the chance to spend time abroad for teaching, further education and research. You have the possibility to complete mobility programmes at higher education institutions/ partner institutions/ organisations that fit your teaching, further education or research purposes. All necessary information can be found in the intranet TU4U.
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TUbe, das Videoportal der TU Graz, bietet Aufzeichnungen von Lehrveranstaltungen, Events (z. B. Prof. Pottlachers jährliche Weihnachtsvorlesung) und Livestreams. Die Plattform wurde vor Kurzem rundum erneuert und erstrahlt nun in einem neuen, frischen Design.
PossibiliME: Guide to studies
The Circle of Excellence Graz’ class project 2019 comprised a topic of significant relevance: Students of TU Graz and University of Graz answered questions why they chose their studies and what fascinates them specifically about them – in front of a camera. The resulting videos state the project
PossibiliME, where prospective students receive an insight in what to expect of each study programme in a few minutes.
The videos were introduced to the public at a festive closing event on 20 November in the auditorium of TU Graz and can now be found on YouTube.
The Green Tech Cluster invites students to collaboratively design green technologies for a sustainable future. The Green Tech Jam 2020 (6 to 7 March) as well as the Green Tech Summer offer opportunities for that.
At this interdisciplinary Hackathon, participants develop creative, new
Green Tech solutions. In a 10 minute-pitch, they introduce them to a jury, afterwards 5000 Euro are awarded to the best ideas.
The aim is to develop
green business ideas into start-ups over the summer. Interested persons are able to participate individually or as teams and receive 4000 to 6000 Euro.
The Confucius Institute of the University of Graz offers this semester once again Chinese language courses for employees and students of TU Graz. The registration is possible since the end of January and until 27 February.
Semester courses in Chinese
Evening courses in Chinese
Here you can find all further information about the language courses. The institute additionally hosts regular
Discussions about climate change have long since found their way into the most diverse areas of life, including the field of construction. At the Summer University Green.Building.Solutions (GBS), everything’s about the topic sustainable construction of the future. Already for the 10th time ideas of the sectors of architecture and civil engineering come together at this event.
Students of TU Graz have furthermore the option to participate through a scholarship at a significantly decreased price at the GBS.
Here you can find all further information about the registration.
In perspective of the Sustainability4U lecture series
Climate crisis and change of consciousness, Prof. Armin Grunwald from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) gives a lecture at TU Graz on 4 March (in German). He treats the question why despite proceeding changes in consciousness in technics and politics no improvements related to environmental problems become obvious and how a response to that question can contribute to a turnaround.
The new Life Long Learning-TeachCenter was activated with 31 January 2020. It serves as learning platform for university continuing education. Participants and lecturers in postgraduate further education, extra-occupational further education or university certificate programmes for further education at TU Graz profit especially of the easy user registration as well as of the opportunity of location-independent communication with other participants and/ or lecturers of the courses.
The Teachers' discussion group as a proven exchange format for methods and didactics in teaching will be continued in the new Rectorate period. In February, the discussion group will be hosted at Campus Inffeldgasse.
Prof. Heidrun Gruber-Wölfler, who was awarded the Prize for Excellence in Teaching 2016, will provide a personal insight into her teaching during the
Teachers for teachers input. The expert input, and thus the main topic, will be provided by Dr. Nicole Föger (Austrian Agency for Research Integrity) under the motto
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism Control and Prevention.
Teachers’ discussion group:
Limited number of participants! Registration at www.tugraz.at/go/anmeldung-lehr-stammtisch/.
Also this winter semester all courses will be evaluated at TU Graz. The measure, which covers the past summer semester and the current winter semester, serves the purpose of quality assurance.
As soon as the courses are entered for evaluation in TUGRAZonline, lecturers will receive a corresponding E-Mail message from the system. The procedure of the evaluation is the same as usual. For example, lecturers are still able to state own questions. Students are asked for participation!
Information about the process of evaluation can be found on the intranet TU4U.
Diversity at tertiary education institutions is omnipresent, no matter whether one relates to the increasing heterogeneity of the students’ population or gender and diversity aspects in research projects. By that, new challenges for researchers and teachers emerge. Two public accessible TeachCenter courses treat that topic (in German):
While the former shows how diversity aspects can be integrated for research projects, the latter contains concrete suggestions on how diversity of students can enrich personal teaching. Finally, checklists can be used to easily determine which aspects can be further developed in one's own teaching or research.
The State Award Digitalisation 2020 by the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs, which is being awarded for the second time this year, honours outstanding digital products, solutions and processes. An independent jury of experts awards the State Prize to innovative productions in three categories:
The prize is considered the highest award in this field, which acknowledges the productions and makes them visible. In addition, it demonstrates the innovative potential of the digital sector and presents Austria as a location for digitization, innovation and technology.
Further information can be found on the FFG website.