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Guest lecture by Prof. Nestor Arana-Arexolaleiba (Robotics and Automated Research Group, Mondragon University)
Title: skrl: A Modular and Flexible Library for Reinforcement Learning
January 24th, 2024 | 9 - 10 am | IFEG042 (Inffeldgasse 16a)

Open Science meets AI: Implications for research processes and academic hiring decisions
January 31st, 2024 | 3 - 5 pm | IDea_Lab (Leechgasse 34)
Organizer: Graz Open Science Initiative

Guest lecture by Lukas Gerlach (CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security microarchitecture and systems)
Title: Efficient and Generic Microarchitectural Hash-Function Recovery
February 12th, 2024 | 3 -4 pm | IFEG042 (Inffeldgasse 16a)

Academic Advising
February 29th, 2024 | 3 - 4 pm | HS V (Rechbauerstraße 12)

Grazer Linuxtage
April 05th / 06th, 2024 | 9 am | TU Graz, Campus Inffeldgasse
Organizer: Grazer Linuxtage

RoboCupJunior Austrian Open 2024
May 9th / 10th, 2024 | Halle A, Messe Graz
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Faculty News

Dean' List 2023
The Dean of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering, Gernot Müller-Putz, is proud to publish the 2023 Dean's List. The list features the top 5% students of their respective study program and semester. Each student received a certificate commemorating their outstanding achievements.
Furthermore, the Scholarship worth 12.000€ was awarded! Oliver Christoph Popa won the Dean´s List Scholarship due to extraordinary achievements within his bachelor degree. Congratulations to Oliver Christoph Popa!

GraML Conference
The Graz Center for Machine Learning (GraML) invites you to the GraML conference 2024
8 Feb 2024, 9am - 5pm
TU Graz, Alte Technik, Rechbauerstraße 12, Graz
More information

Call for Papers: Humans - Machines - Environments
Call for Abstracts, submit your proposal for paper presentations, panels, artistic interventions or other innovative formats.
Submission deadline: February, 15th, 2024
Submission link

Ball der Technik
The "Ball der Technik", under the motto "Tanz der Algorithmen", will take place on 26th of January, 2024 at Congress Graz.
Tickets are available!

OverSeas application for the academic year 2024-2025
If you missed the first round of OverSEAs applications, now is the chance to apply for an exchange semester in Asia, America or the UK for the 2024-2025 academic year (winter or summer semester). There are still places availableat some of our amazing partner universities in the second round of applications.
Advantages: You pay no tuition fees, you receive a monthly scholarship (between 146€ - 582€) and you will receive a travel allowance (max. 500€)
Application deadline: February 16th, 2024
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“Sustainability in Computer Science“ - The new public lecture series in Austria
Be part of the new public online lecture series on SUSTAINABILITY IN COMPUTER SCIENCE, starting this winter semester.
More information and access to the zoom link.
TU Graz students can register to get credits for LV 705.222 “Selected Topics of Science, Technology and Society (Sustainability in Computer Science)” via TUGonline.
Depending on your study program, the lecture series is a free elective or a “Wahlmodul (in CS, SEM and ICE)".

Forum Technology and Society: 2024 Award for Dissertations and Master's Theses at TU Graz.
Many final theses in engineering studies have high societal and/or social relevance, which should be made more visible to the public with the award of the sponsorship prize. The Forum's sponsorship award is also an award for the authors of the best theses. All dissertations and master's theses completed at TU Graz between 01.02.2023 and 31.01.2024 are eligible to participate. 2024 prize money € 10.500 in total. In addtion, prize money, financed from the proceeds of the Ball of Technology, will be awarded for theses by female students as part of the "Designing Woman Engineers" award.
Deadline: March, 15th 2024
More information and participation

Jobs, Grants, Open Calls



Academic Staff

PhD Position (m/f/d) in the field of Robotic Computer Vision, Group Leader Fraundorfer


General Staff

Brief information on the T³UG holiday job program:
Pupils aged 15 and over can apply for holiday jobs at TU Graz at the Fem in Tech info day in February. The program is basically aimed at schoolgirls to get them interested in technology and science. If suitable positions are available, these are also awarded to pupils from cooperating schools of TU Graz.
More information


Grants, Open Calls

Scholarship David-Herzog-Fond
The aim of David-Herzog-Fond grants has always been and continues to be the promotion and support of intercultural understanding and learning - especially with regard to Jewish culture. The David-Herzog-Fond supports the work of scientists, students and artists through four program tracks and is supported by all Styrian universities since it was established in 2005.
Deadline: Submission is possible at any time
The management board decides every six months on applications received (June and December).

Doctoral Examinations

Info: Candidates can take the final examination (presentation and oral exam) online via video conference call (e.g. Webex) if all parties involved agree. The requirement of publicity can be ensured as follows: Candidates may distribute the meeting link; requests to participate in the video exam can also be sent by e-mail to the chairperson of the exam commission.

Gursch Sarina
Research Frontiers in Computational Thinking with a Focus on Gender Equality
Wednesday, 31st January 2024 | 11 pm I IC02062

Beer Patrick
Acceptance-Driven Design Science Research: Designing an E-Service for Teachers’ Professional Development on Technology-Enhanced Learning
Wednesday, 21st February 2024 | 2 pm | webex

Hirsch Thomas
Automated Fault Classification and Fault Localization based on Textual Bug Reports
Wednesday, 21st February 2024 | 11 am | SR IST

Rolf-Pissarczyk Malte
Material and computational modeling of aortic dissection
Thursday, 29th February 2024 | 3 pm | BMT03094

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