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Happy Star Wars Day: May the 4th be with you!


1. bonding Informatics Days
May 3rd - May 7th, 2021

Get to know the companies and their work areas, learn new methods and apply them in practical situations from everyday business life. The following topics will be examined in more detail: IT security, mobility, data science, Artificial Intelligence


STS Conference Graz 2021 - Critical lssues In Science, Technology and Society Studies
May 3rd - May 5th, 2021

The 19th Annual STS Conference Graz 2021 is the joint Annual Conference of the Science Technology and Society Unit of the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science of Graz University of Technology. The conference provides space for international scholars to discuss their topical research amongst peers. The contributors to this event address the complex ways in which science, technology and society co-evolve and mutually shape one another.


May 3rd - September 30th, 2021

The Austria Cyber Security Challenge is about "discovering" talented young people at an early stage and "challenging" and "promoting" them according to their skills and knowledge - in other words, analogous to our successes in skiing - finding the best at a very early stage and bringing them up to the top in a targeted manner.


ÖH Wahlen 2021
May 18th - May 20th, 2021

Please exercise your right to vote.

Faculty News

Camera on the shoe? Friedrich Fraundorfer makes it possible (and relevant)!

Friedrich Fraundorfer and his team from the Institute for Computer Graphics and Knowledge Visualisation are working on an innovative assistance system for blind people. The focus is on a shoe from the company Tec-Innovation. In future, with the help of TU Graz, the shoe will be equipped with a camera and, thanks to the latest image processing methods, will be able to provide information about the type of obstacle.

Jobs, Grants, Open Calls

Academic Staff

University Assistant with PhD at the Institute for Applied Information Processing and Communications (IAIK)
Apply until May 27th, 2021

Postdoc position in the field of Computational methods for Smart Energy Systems at the Institue of Software Technology
Starting between April-June 2021.

PhD Position in Visualization of Health Information at the Institute of Computer Graphics and Knowledge Visualization
Apply until June 30th, 2021

General Staff

Controller / processing of funding projects with focus on finance at the Institute for Applied Information Processing and Communications
Apply until May 09th, 2021

External Offers

University Assistent at the General Mechanical Engineering in the Department of Product Engineering
At Montanuniversität Leoben

Grants, Open Calls

VCLA International Student Awards 2021
The Vienna Center for Logic and Algorithms calls for the nomination of authors of outstanding theses and scientific works in the field of Logic and Computer Science. The degree must have been awarded between November 15th, 2019 and December 31st, 2020 (inclusive). Deadline: May 07th, 2021

ÖAW: JESH – Joint Excellence in Science and Humanities
JESH is a mobility program offered by the Austrian Academy of Sciences that gives postdocs the opportunity to establish scientific collaborations in Austria (JESH Incoming) and in 55 different focus countries (JESH Outgoing) during research stays. Deadline: May 20th, 2021

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.

Michael Opitz - Efficient Ensembles for Deep Learning
May 07th, 12:00, WebEx

Darjan Salaj - Brain-inspired methods for boosting temporal computing and ...
May 12th, 15:30, WebEx

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