Training and further education of teaching staff at TU Graz is the basis of modern and good-quality teaching. Visit Higher Education Didactics for more information on these activities.
On this website, you will find information about special services that are available to TU Graz teachers:
Information about all services available to TU Graz employees can be found on page Services for Employees.
TU Graz teachers can choose from a range of different training courses to improve their didactic skills:
More information can be found on page Higher Education Didactics.
Further information for TU Graz staff is available in the intranet TU4U in German: Interne Weiterbildung
TU Graz supports its teachers with various learning technologies:
More information: Educational Technology
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, external, and experienced teachers can use the handbook as a reference book and obtain information about teaching structures and processes at TU Graz. The handbook covers, among other things, topics such as programmes, courses, examinations, programme completion, and services for teachers.
The Handbook for Academic Affairs is available for TU Graz staff in the intranet TU4U in German: Handbuch Lehre
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)
TU Graz staff may borrow media using their TU Graz Card. Literature that is not available on-site can be ordered by the library through interlibrary loan.
In addition to the printed collection, the library also allows its users to access an enormous amount of electronic information. International databases, electronic journals, e-books, ÖNORMs and EC directives are accessible in digital form, and the bibliographic management programs Citavi, Mendeley, and RefWorks can be used around the clock on campus.
Additional information about library services:
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
The creation of teaching and learning materials and the use of external, usually copyrighted, materials in university lectures raise questions of copyright, especially when these materials are used for E-Learning.
The following services are available to TU Graz teachers:
Please send urgent inquiries to vr-lehrenoSpam@tugraz.at to receive personalised, immediate information.
Further information for TU Graz staff is available in the intranet TU4U in German: Urheberrecht für Lehr- und Lernmaterialien und Open Educational Resources
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 from a mentor 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 on the TU Graz Mentoring programme for TU Graz staff can be found in the intranet TU4U in German: TU Graz Mentoring