The library offers researchers and teachers at TU Graz access to a comprehensive collection of information resources, advice on how to conduct research and procure literature, and support on how best to transfer knowledge from the TU Graz publishing house (in German: Verlag der TU Graz).
Each TU Graz campus is provided access to scientific literature by the library:
Campus Alte Technik)
Campus Neue Technik)
Additional information about library services:
The Handbook for Academic Affairs is a collection of standards applied across TU Graz, which serves as both a reference for teaching staff and a means of supporting teaching activities and development. New and experienced teachers can use the handbook as a reference book and obtain information about teaching structures and processes at TU Graz.
The Handbook for Academic Affairs is available for TU Graz staff in the intranet TU4U in German: Handbuch Lehre
The training and further education of teachers at TU Graz is the basis for modern and high-quality teaching. Teachers at TU Graz can choose from various training courses to work on their didactic skills:
More information can be found on page Higher Education Didactics.
TU Graz provides a broad palette of support offers for teachers who teach courses in the English language:
Teaching in English, as individual blocked sessions during the semester or as a summer training programme
Intercultural Competenceand on scientific writing
Further information for TU Graz staff is available in the intranet TU4U in German: Englischsprachige Lehre
Central Information Technology (ZID) at TU Graz provides teaching staff and students with central IT infrastructure and IT services for on-site and digital teaching.
Selected IT services:
TU Graz supports its lecturers in the media-didactic design of teaching with digital technologies that ensure an innovative teaching and learning environment regardless of location.
Examples of services:
Further information: Educational Technology
Excellent teaching is a particular concern of TU Graz. Every two years, the university honours outstanding lecturers with the Prize for Excellence in Teaching.
Information on the prize and the prize winners can be found under Prize for Excellence in Teaching.
TU Graz mentoring is a service provided to meet the needs of new professors and staff members who work in scientific fields and offers them the opportunity to receive personal and professional development support during both the initial phase and course of their employment at TU Graz.
Possible topics include:
Mentors from all faculties are available to provide assistance, all of whom have completed a specific preparatory seminar.
Information and advice for TU Graz staff can be found in the intranet TU4U in German: TU Graz Mentoring
The creation of teaching and learning materials and the use of external, usually copyrighted, materials in university lectures raise questions of copyright, esp. when these materials are used for E-Learning. TU Graz has already received two OER partial certificates for universities from fnma: for its OER policy (in German) (fnma certificate) and for the provision of an OER repository (in German).
The following services are available to TU Graz teachers:
Please send urgent inquiries to vr-lehre to receive personalised, immediate information. @tugraz.at
Further information for TU Graz staff is available in the intranet TU4U in German: Urheberrecht für Lehr- und Lernmaterialien und Open Educational Resources