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Startup Spritzer #81
June 23rd, 2022, | 17:00 | Inffeldgasse 13; HS i9

This Startup Spritzer is all about startup offerings in Graz: As a young startup, you go through many stages towards success. If you are lucky, you don't have to go this way alone, but are supported by organizations like the Gründungsgarage, the Science Park or the entrepreneurship courses of the TU.

Infoevent Computational Social Systems
June 29th, 2022, | 17:00 | Uni Graz, RESOWI 15.04

We kindly invite all interested students to the info-event for the Master’s Degree Programme Computational Social Systems (CSS). The Master’s Programme is aimed at students from the following fields of studies: Business Administration, Psychology, Sociology, Law or Computer Science.

CSBME goes Dragon Boat Racing @ Graz Riverdays
July 02th, 2022, | 14:00 | Augartenbucht

Besides 3 other TU Graz boats, our faculty also competes with its own boat at this year's Dragon Boat University Cup. Watch us and cheer for us! Fun guaranteed!

Summer Party CSBME
July 05th, 2022, | 17:00 | Inffeldgasse 10

In the course of the awarding of the Telematics silver diplomas, there will be a department-wide summer party afterwards. All employees of the Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Engineering are invited to attend. Please register here.

Oliver Deussen: Visualizing Graph Structures
July 05th, 2022, | 13:00 | SR CGV

Olver Deussen from Uni Konstanz will show among other things that deviating from all kinds of physical metaphors is a good idea to create even better projection methods.

Digital TU Graz Marketplace: Barcamp
July 13th, 2022 | 14:30 – 17:30 | Inffeldgasse 13 / EG (HSi9)
The Barcamp of the Digital TU Graz Marketplace is an event with a flexible programme – all participants are invited to propose and present content and discussions in the three areas of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL), Technology Enhanced Administration (TEA) and Research Data Management (RDM). Follow-up conversations to the discussions, workshops or talks can be continued with snacks and drinks afterwards.
Registration via tel.marketplace@tugraz.at

IT Summer Courses 2022

What does the inside of my computer look like? How do I program an app? And how can I make a robot walk? Children and young people can learn the answers to these and many other exciting questions by taking part in the TU Graz IT summer courses.
Invest part of your summer vacation in tinkering, building and programming with IT experts at the TU Graz.

Workshop for the tool ConvOERter powered by LLT

With ConvOERter, existing (!) presentations (slides) can easily be transformed into an open educational resource (OER) by supporting the automated exchange of copyrighted images with CC-compatible, openly licensed materials and attributing them correctly.
There are 2 options for this, a workshop including a brief introduction to open educational resources (OER) and one that focuses exclusively on the tool. Please choose according to your interest or availability:
Workshop 1 (long):  25.07.22 – 09.00-12.00
Workshop 2 (short): 28.07.22 – 10.00-11.30

Faculty News

Recently started: Scholarship TU Graz 100

You are talented and want to study at TU Graz? TU Graz supports young talents from Austria and abroad with scholarships in the amount of 4,000 euros for bachelor's degree students and up to 8,000 euros for master's degree students.
The following scholarships are available for our department:

  • - TU Graz 100 Bachelor Scholarships
  • - Industrial scholarships:
    • Huawei (BA)
    •  AT+S (BA+MA)
    • Energie Steiermark (BA+MA)
    • AVL, REMUS, Siemens are still in coordination

Your Dean´s Office is on vacation!

Please note that the Dean´s Office is closed from 18th to 31st July.

Peer Advisor at CSBME

We are looking for a Peer Advisor at our CSBME faculty for Erasmus incomings and new master students.
All master students from our curricula CS SEM ICE also CSS and BME are welcome to apply. Experience with study abroad is an advantage.
The employment as a Student Assistant would be from 1.10.2022 – 30.6.2023 for 2 hrs per week at the Dean's Office.
Please send applications by email to Sigrid Öllinger (witte@tugraz.at)

Jobs, Grants, Open Calls



Academic Staff


PhD position in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning / Artifical Intelligence at the Institute of Software Technology
Apply now!

University Assistant at the Institute of Computer Graphics and Vision
Apply until 01 July!

Postdoc position at the Intelligent Energy Systems Lab at Institute of Software Technology
Apply now!


General Staff


Software Developer IT Security at the Institute of Applied Information Processing and Communications
Apply until July 31st.

Software Engineer Database and Storage Systems at the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science
Apply now!

Private Cloud Engineer - Perfomance & Chaos Testing at the Institute of Interactive Systems and Data Science
Aplly now!

Peer Advisor for Erasmus incomings and new master students at CSBME
Apply now!



Grants, Open Calls


FFG: Artificial Intelligence for Recycling 2022 (in German)
Together, new cross-sector solutions for closed-loop recycling are to be developed through innovative application and/or further development of AI methods and prototypically demonstrated on the basis of sensibly selected use cases. The focus is on the areas of collection, sorting and recycling.
Deadline: 04.10.2022

AK Steiermark: Förderungen für Digitalisierung Projekfonds Arbeit 4.0 (in German)
Each project has the opportunity to receive up to 200,000 euros in funding. An external advisory board evaluates the submitted projects. Projects can be submitted at any time. The focus this time is on the area of continuing education.
Deadline: 31.10.2022

OECD: International Events Sponsorship Campaign 2023
One focus of this OECD program is the financial support of international events (conferences, congresses, workshops, symposia, seminars, etc.). An application can be submitted for a hybrid, virtual or face-to-face event. Interested scientists and institutions can apply now at the OECD.
It is strongly recommended to contact the responsible member of the Scientific Advisory Body directly before submitting the application.
Deadline: 10.09.2022

International Conference Grant
Within the International Conference Grant you can apply for financial support for active conference/meeting participation (lecture, poster, presentation, etc.) abroad, which are related to your field of study (duration of stay min. 3 days to max. 7 days).

Joint Online Courses
The future of education and mobility in international collaboration calls for digitalization; a variety of innovative formats for teaching and learning will be necessary to tackle the challenges of the next years. As we are striving for an all-encompassing culture of internationalisation at higher education institutions we are launching a second call for joint online courses.
Deadline: 10.07.2022

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.


Daniel Perz:
On Straight-Line Drawings of Graphs in the Plane: Angles, Triangles and Compatibility 

June 27th, 10:00 | SR IST

Alexander Fuchs:
Improving Efficiency and Generalization in DeepLearning Models for Industrial Applications

July 01st, 09:00 | IDEG134

Corina Kräuter:
Quantitative Analysis of Micro- und Macro-scale Blood Flow from Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging

July 04th, 11:00 | BMT03094

Kevin Theuermann:
Trustworthy Service Composition Systems for E-Government

July 12th, 09:00 | IFEG42


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