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TU Graz – Science for Future | 2022: Digital Visions
September 21 | 9:00 - 18:00 | Campus Alte Technik

Science shapes the future. At the annual interdisciplinary science day "TU Graz – Science for Future", researchers from TU Graz demonstrate how they are stepping up to meet societal challenges in all disciplines with innovative technologies and helping to shape our future. Please register here.

Academic Advising for incoming students

We offer a special academic advising unit, given by Christian Gütl (CS studies) and Gerhard Sommer (BME). They will explain how things work in our department, and offer to discuss your personal learning agreement in order to achieve all scheduled ECTS credits.

Date, Place:
Academic Adving CS: September 23rd, 14:00; HS i12
Academic Advising BME: September 26th, 14:00; HS BMT (Stremayrgasse 16, EG)

Meeting Point Dissertation
September 26 | 09:30 - 11:30 | HS i9, Inffeldgasse 13

Are you currently working on your PhD or about to start a doctoral project? The event “Meeting Point Dissertation" will provide useful information about the doctoral curriculum and the doctoral schools, as well as information about other offers and initiatives for PhD students. A PhD supervisor and former PhD students will share insights. Registration until 23 September.

Graz Security Week
September 26-30 | 16:00 | online

This fourth summer school of its kind targets graduate students interested in security and correctness aspects of computing devices. Registration will close tomorrow!

Your Future in Computer Science / Biomedical Engineering
September 30 | 16:00 / 17:00 | online

Are you considering a master’s degree in Computer Science or Biomedical Engineering? Join our Online Info Session and listen to lecturers and students introducing our broad range of different programmes. We are also going to provide you with some information about studying in Graz as an International Student. Info: Computer Science 4pm. Info: Biomedical Engineering 5pm.

Faculty News

Daniel Gruss & Stefan Mangard: Cybersecurity Experts

On the occasion of the IT attack on the city of Feldbach, some media get an assessment from cybersecurity experts of the Graz University of Technology: The Kleine Zeitung interviewed Daniel Gruss ("Mostly the human factor is the weak point"), the ORF talked to Stefan Mangard for orf.at, radio and TV.

VOTE: Gernot Müller-Putz as "Austrian of the Year"

Our Vice Dean and Head of the Institute of Neural Engineering is nominated as "Austrian of the Year" in the category Research. He researches brain-computer interfaces (BCI) that measure a person's brain activity and convert the electrical currents into control signals for neuroprostheses or robotic arms.
Vote now for Gernot  Müller-Putz!

Jobs, Grants, Open Calls





University Professor of Data Science
Apply until November 23rd, 2022


University Professor of Data Management
Apply until November 23rd, 2022


Academic Staff


PhD student with a background in signal processing and machine learning at the Institute of Neural Engineering
Apply now!


PostDoc with a background in ECoG data processing or signal processing, and machine learning at the Institute of Neural Engineering
Apply now!


University assistant at the Institute of Applied Information Processing and Communications (7160/22/003)
Apply until September 16th, 2022

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


General Staff


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!



Grants, Open Calls


TU Graz: 1st Competitive Call for Teaching and Research Infrastracture
The aim of the calls is to strengthen both research and teaching. In both calls, preference is given to infrastructure used by several institutes. Up to 50 % of the costs of newly acquired infrastructure can be funded in the call for research infrastructure, with a maximum cap of 250,000 €. Applications for research infrastructure with less than 50,000 € total cost are not eligible. In the call for teaching infrastructure, 80 % of the costs of newly acquired infrastructure or comparable funds can be funded, with self-financing of 20 % of the costs provided.
Deadline: 19.09.2022

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

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.


Andreas Abraham:
Qualified Self-Sovereign Identity: Addressing the gaps between Self-Sovereign Identity and traditional Identity Systems

September 15th, 09:00 | IFEG042

Search-based Testing of Automated Driving Systems 
September 22nd, 10:00 | SR IST



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