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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€!


Johanna Pirker @ 84th Vienna Children's Lecture
March 27th, 2022, | 11:00 am | ZOOM Kindermuseum & online

The Vienna Children's Lectures at the Zoom Children's Museum give inquisitive children aged eight to twelve an insight into the world of science. This time, computer scientist Johanna Pirkner from Graz University of Technology will talk about "Playing and Gaming".


Information event on the Master's program Computational Social Systems
March 30th, 2022, | 05:00 pm | University of Graz, Universitätsstraße 15, HS 15.14

The English-language Master's program deals with new challenges and opportunities of digitalization. Become an expert who can derive valuable knowledge from these volumes of data using methods from computer science and specialist know-how and guarantee responsible use of this data.

Faculty News

Masterexamination  – new online form available

After your registration for the Bachelor degree has become digital, your application to the Masterexamination is digital as well. As a master student you don´t need signatures from your examiners anymore. Just fill out the new online form.


We are 40% of the top 10 most cited researches!

The science platform research.com has published new figures on the best-cited and most-cited researchers. In computer science, Horst Bischof, Dieter Schmalstieg, Wolfgang Maass and Thomas Pock are four of the ten most cited Austrian researchers from Graz University of Technology. We are proud of you!


IEEE Virtual Reality: Best Paper Award

The paper "Video See-Through Mixed Reality with Focus Cues" won the Best Paper Award (top category - full journal papers) at the IEEE Virtual Reality. This is the flagship conference in this field with over 1000 participants. Authors of the winning paper are our scientists Christoph Ebner, Shohel Mori, Peter Mohr, Dieter Schmalstieg and Denis Kalkofen, and two colleagues from Stanford University Yifan Peng and Gordon Wetzstein. Congratulations!


Reinhard Posch on the network-isolation of Russia

"People will quickly become frustrated if established services no longer work.", says Reinhard Posch from our Institute of Applied Information Proccessing and Communications. Facebook no longer works? Okay. – But what if your Tesla no longer moves forward?


Tony Ross-Hellauer was featured in the jounal nature

Tony Ross-Hellauer is leader of the Open and Reproducible Research Group at Graz University of Technology and Know-Center in Austria. He reported outcomes of the EU project ON-MERRIT. Read more!


Master Student Peter Pötzi is awarded by Knapp AG

IT talents worked on a tricky programming task from logistics practice.This time, the participants had the coding task to implement the algorithm for the processing of daily work, storage and order processing for an automated picking system. TU Graz, specifically our Master student in Computer Science Peter Pötzi, ended up in third place. Congratulations!

Jobs, Grants, Open Calls


Academic Staff


University Project Assistant / PhD Position in IT Security and E-Government
Apply until April 30th, 2022!

Student project assistant in the area of IT security and e-government
Apply until April 30th, 2022!

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

23 Research Assistant/PhD positions (m/f/d) within the Collaborative Research Centre “Computational Electric Machine Laboratory”
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



A Business Software Development student from FH Campus 02 needs help by getting enough participants for his survey! If you have time, please fill out the poll online. Thanks!

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, 14:00 | IDEG 134

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