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The blog ‘Talking about… provides a platform for a variety of people connected with TU Graz to write about topics relevant to the university. Students, graduates, teachers, researchers, staff, cooperation partners and friends of TU Graz all share ideas, experiences, opinions and tips.

Do you want to suggest a topic or write a blog post? Please contact the editorial team by email.

Talking about ... TU Graz Fields of Study: Why not Choose Computer Science?

A broad range of study programmes are offered at TU Graz, but for me, an international student, Computer Science is the one that puts all my hard work, passion, and dedication to the test at all times.

The perfect formula for success does not exist, and every person has their foibles, but there are a couple of things you have to keep in mind when studying in a field like computer science. In the last two decades, we have seen a significant rise in computer science's popularity because of the...

25. March 2021

Talking about ... “Coronatimes” in the eyes of an international student

Jovana Vujačić, an international degree seeking student from Serbia in Graz, Austria, summarises her experiences with digital teaching and everyday life at TU Graz during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Needless to say, ever since we are living in a state of a pandemic, our everyday lives have gotten a bit more complicated. Some people were hit harder than the other, however we have all suffered a big change. For us students, this change was quite radical. All lectures that could be adapted to...

4. March 2021

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Talking about My semester abroad at TU Graz despite corona

Architecture student Lisa Schmidt came to Graz from TU Berlin as an Erasmus student. Here she writes about what it's like to study abroad in the time of corona, specifically at TU Graz.

Why TU Graz?

I made my decision to apply for a semester at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) just under a year before I was due to start. A decisive reason for this was the "Graz School" of the 1970s-1990s at the Technical College of Graz (since 1972 known as Graz University of Technology),...

21. January 2021

Talking about from the idea to 2 Minuten 2 Millionen

TU Graz student Lukas Watzinger founds REELOQ. For his patented security system, investors offered 75,000 euros on "2 Minuten 2 Millionen". He shares the ups and downs about the show in this article.

A broken mobile phone in the summer of 2018 was the impulse for "REELOQ", a patented belay tool for smartphones and co. I already summarized what I learned during my "tinkering phase" a year ago in the article "... from the idea to the product" for this blog.

A lot has happened since then. In this...

27. November 2020

Talking about The mesmerizing world of chemistry in Graz

Becoming a chemist has always been a dream for me. Joining TU Graz as an international student doing a master’s programme in chemistry has now fulfilled all my expectations. Do you also dream about studying abroad?

My study programme in Austria

The master’s programme in chemistry consists of compulsory lectures, elective subjects in the field of chemistry, laboratory and soft skills as well as free elective subjects. And without going into detail, the core message of this information is that Graz University...

19. November 2020

Talking about Two months of fuel cell research

Internship abroad despite corona crisis: At Nedstack B.V. in Arnhem, the Netherlands, TU Graz student Niklas Mayr further developed analytical measurement methods for fuel cell research. Here's his report.

I’m a student in the master's programme in chemical and process engineering at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz). Despite the crisis caused by corona, I took up an offer from Nedstack fuel cell technology B.V. in Arnhem last summer and started a two-month internship in the development...

23. October 2020

Talking about student and campus life at TU Graz

What it is like to be part of TU Graz campus life? Sara Krak, international student in Graz, Austria, writes about her everyday life experiences in general and about how Corona restrictions affected them.

Even before coming to Graz and studying at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), I was excited about the whole student life experience – learning new things and improving my skills, but also spending time at campus and meeting new people. Campus life is in general really important for students,...

16. October 2020

Talking about Working as a student in Austria: eight big tips

Ekrem Toroman is an international student at TU Graz. He supports himself and knows what it’s like to work alongside his studies. In this article you’ll learn how to successfully finance your studies.

Working while studying

Graz is the self-proclaimed feelgood capital of Austria, where you can find many restaurants, cafés, bars and catering businesses who are always on the lookout for personnel. And you can usually arrange your working hours flexibly. Another good way to earn money is working...

17. September 2020

Talking about Start-up Felloz: have smartphone, will be able to donate

From the idea, to the team, to real social innovation. The founding team of the start-up company Felloz found out how to create real social impact using technology and entrepreneurial spirit.

Raphael. He studies biomedical engineering at Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), enjoys student life and needs a job in the summer to make a living. By chance he comes across a company where he can do good and earn money at the same time. He spends the summer in Germany, where he collects...

9. September 2020

Talking about Networking and making friends as International in Graz

Having lived in Kosovo her whole life, moving to Austria to study at TU Graz was life changing for Fjolla Hasani. She writes about overcoming the challenges of moving abroad and making friends, e.g. at social events.

Arriving in Graz as international student

Moving abroad and starting a new life where you do not know anyone seems exciting but it is also daunting. I remember arriving in Graz on a sunny September day, ready to take on whatever challenges life threw at me. But I definitely was not ready for the...

20. August 2020