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Overview: Media Service

The Media Service page contains press releases on current developments involving TU Graz as well as facts and figures and image material in print quality. The Media Service team is the central contact point for journalists, arranges contacts with interview subjects and supports members of TU Graz in their publicity work.
A computer generated satellite view of Europe with many areas coloured in red to show the lack of ground water.

Satellite Data Shows Sustained Severe Drought in Europe

Europe lacks groundwater – a lot of groundwater. The continent has already been suffering from a severe drought since 2018. This is confirmed by satellite data analysed at the Institute of Geodesy at TU Graz.

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Communications and Marketing
Media Service
Rechbauerstraße 12/I
8010 Graz, Austria

Barbara GIGLER
Press officer
Phone: +43 316 873 6006
Mobile: +43 664 60 873 6006

Susanne FILZWIESER (formaly known as Eigner)
Phone: +43 316 873 4566
Mobile: +43 664 60 873 4566


Mag. (FH)
Phone: +43 316 873 6066
Mobile: +43 664 60 873 6066

Detail of a construction machine on rails lifting a piece of a trackbed.

Step by Step to Fossil-Free Track Work Machinery

Rail infrastructure is currently largely built and maintained using diesel-powered track-work machinery. Together with partners, TU Graz is investigating alternative drives for special machinery.

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Man in lab coat and hair net works on a cube with folded-out side panels.

Ready for Space: PRETTY is Ready to Launch

The Austrian climate observation satellite PRETTY is scheduled for launch in spring 2023 from the spaceport in French Guiana on board a Vega-C rocket.

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Two men hold a sign into the camera which informs about the extended partnership between TU Graz and Österreichische Post AG

TU Graz and Post are researching the logistics of the future

TU Graz and Österreichische Post are collaborating for two more years in the field of logistics technology. The first projects revolve around the simulation of flexible packaging and autonomously driving trucks.

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Woman with two small windmill models.

New Executive MBA in Green and Digital Transition

The university course Executive MBA in Green and Digital Transition at TU Graz combines the topics of the future digitalization and decarbonization. The course will be launched in March 2023, with an early booking bonus until 24 December.

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Five people, two women and three men, smile into the camera. Four of them show their certificate which indicates them receiving a scholarship.

Investing in the Future

A further 45 scholarships were awarded to ambitious students at TU Graz. Sponsors of the TU Graz 100 scholarship programme include the City of Graz, the Styrian Federation of Austrian Industries, Huawei, Siemens, AT&S or REMUS.

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Two friendly smiling young men.

Highly Endowed ERC Starting Grants for Daniel Gruss and Marcus Ossiander

Computer scientist Gruss receives the prestigious EU funding award for research into energy-efficient IT security, and physicist Ossiander for work on nano-optics for ultra-fast microscopes.

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Group photo with three women and two men and an oversized symbolic key

The “Data House”: New Innovation Cluster at the Campus of TU Graz

The “Data House” at TU Graz’s Campus Inffeldgasse brings together science and business to jointly drive innovation in the fields of data science and digital technologies.

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Simulated Brain Model Made to See for the First Time

Researchers at TU Graz have for the first time reproduced the function of vision on a detailed model of the mouse brain. Until now, brain structures could be modelled, but it was not possible to perform specific functions.

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AIT and TU Graz launch PhD programme in hydrogen technology

The nw PhD programme for the development of innovative hydrogen technologies with a focus on reversible high-temperature electrolysis will start in February 2023.

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