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Digital TU Graz: Online f2f Marketplace
March 16th, 2022 | 15:00 - 18:00 | online

Get to know the new pilot projects of the third Digital TU Graz Marketplace and learn about new innovations in technology enhanced learning, administration and research data management. We invite you to watch the winning projects announcement via TUbe-livestream and join via Gather Town to learn and discuss about past and future innovations in teaching, administration and research.
Registration via tel.marketplace@tugraz.at


CSTalks #8 - Corinna Bath: ‚Response-able‘ AI by utilizing Feminist STS
March 18th, 2022 | 11:00 | Aula, Alte Technik & online

In her talk, Corinna Bath will discuss case studies that illustrate such undesirable effects and analyze the underlying knowledge politics. She will, moreover, introduce to current approaches that aim to address and mitigate the discriminatory effects.


Green Tech Jam 2022 – Invitation for students
March 25th - 26th, 2022 | online

Want to get together with a bunch of creative and talented people and create digital solutions for international technology leaders in the field of green tech and have a lot of fun? Are you tired of lockdowns and longing for social interaction and (at least) an online party?
Come and join the Green Tech Jam 2022! Brain powered enthusiasts with a green heart and a passion for contributing to a sustainable future, will feel comfortable there.
There are 6 challenges for the smartest of you – are YOU going to hack the Green Tech Jam 2022? The winning teams are awarded 5.000€!

Faculty News

Stefan Mangard: "Whoever says digital must also say security - as with cars and traffic safety"

"Even if cyber attacks are on the rise: Things are not as bad as some think. The world is still under the control of the good guys", says the researcher, whose Institute for Applied Information Processing and Communications is partly responsible for Graz's excellent reputation as an international cybersecurity stronghold.


New head at Joanneum Research's Institute for Information and Communication Technologies "Digital"

Matthias Rüther received his PhD from TU Graz and taught at the Institute of Computer Graphics and Vision, where he founded the Robot Vision Lab. Congratulations Matthias!


Hurry up & listen to Johanna Pirker´s story!

She was born in 1988, the child of a tobacconist and a German teacher, and studied computer science and game development in Graz and the USA. Towards the end of the year, Johanna Pirker plans to release her first game. "Tales of Deimos" is what it will be called. Named after the smaller of the two moons of Mars.

Jobs, Grants, Open Calls


Academic Staff

Two PhD positions in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning / Artificial Intelligence
Apply now!

Studying Teacher Education and looking for a job?
Have a look at your Student Representative Office!



Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Algorithms for Scalable AI at University of Vienna


Grants, Open Calls


2nd call for joint online course
TU Graz is launching a 2nd call for Joint Online Courses to foster teaching cooperation with international partner universities. We are looking for high-quality teaching concepts promoting intercultural learning by connecting students from different universities. To develop such a course together with a partner university, TU Graz funds up to three projects with € 15,000 each.
Apply until April 15th, 2022.

Strategic partnership funs TU Graz - TU Darmstadt
Are you planning a cooperation with colleagues at TU Darmstadt? There is seed money available for initiating new research and/or teaching collaborations. The funds are specifically aiming at supporting junior researchers and lecturers to start a cooperation with our partner university.
Apply until March 31st, 2022

BioTechMed-Graz Lighthouse Projects
Promotion of scientific excellence / High international visibility / Basis for further national or international network projects (FWF or EU grants) in one or more departments of BioTechMed-Graz / Promotion of cooperative research projects in basic research or technical and clinical translation / Max. funding amount EUR 600,000.
Deadline: April 22nd, 2022

BioTechMed-GrazYoung Researcher Groups
Support for particularly outstanding and promising postdocs in establishing/strengthening an independent research group / support in the transition from the postdoc phase to scientific independence / Principal Investigators (PIs) are to become promising candidates for national and international tenure track positions / basis for the acquisition of further competitive research grants / max. funding amount EUR 660,000.
Deadline: April 22nd, 2022

Forum Technik und Gesellschaft: Promotion Award 2022 for Dissertations and Master Theses at TU Graz (in German)
Many final theses in engineering studies have high societal and/or social relevance, which is to be made more publicly visible with the award of the sponsorship prize. At the same time, the Forum's sponsorship award is a distinction for the authors of the best of these theses. All dissertations and master's theses completed at Graz University of Technology between February 01st, 2021 and January 31st, 2022 are eligible to participate.
Deadline: March 15th, 2022

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.

Felix Hörandner:
User-Centric and Privacy-Preserving Data Sharing in the Cloud

April 04th, 10:00 | webex

Johanna Rock:
Resource-efficient Neural Networks for Automotive Radar Interference Mitigation

April 12th, tba | webex

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Next newsletter: March 23rd, 2022 | Editorial deadline: March 22nd, 2022, 20:00