CEET/Institute/History

Historic Events

2014

Opening of the ultramodern technical centre (Technikum) with attached fuel cell and hydrogen laboratory of the Institute of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Technology.

NAWI-Graz Central Lab "Biobased Products" (February 3rd, 2014). © TU Graz/Lunghammer

2014

Introduction of English-language Master’s programmes.

2011

Institute of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Technology was created by merging the Institute of Thermal Process Engineering and Environmental Technology and the Institute of Basics in Chemical Engineering and Plant Engineering.

2010

The three Austrian Universities of Technology, TU Graz, the Vienna University of Technology, and the Montanuniversität Leoben found the association TU Austria.

2008

CD-Lab on Hydrogen and Fuel Cell of the Institute of Chemical Technology of Inorganic Materials became part of the Institute of Thermal Process Engineering and Environmental Technology.

2005

Uni Graz and TU Graz cooperate under the title NAWI Graz.

2004

The Institutes of Chemical Engineering were integrated in the Faculty of Technical Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology.

2004

TU Graz is divided into seven faculties hosting a total of 100 institutes.

2002

Universities are hived off from federal administration and are to receive a global budget which also contains performance conditions (UOG 2002).

2001

The Bologna Process runs its course: bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programmes.

1999

Institute of Chemical Engineering Fundamentals and Plant Design was established.

1990

Institute of Thermal Process Engineering and Environmental Technology was established.

1975

Technische Hochschule renamed Technische Universität Graz (UOG 1975) with five faculties - Architecture, Civil Eng., Mechanical Eng., Electrical Eng. and Technical and NaturalSciences.

1966

Establishment of the Institute of Process Engineering in the Faculty of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering.

1955

Establishment of three faculties (HOG 1955): Civil Engineering and Architecture, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, and Natural Sciences.

1926

The first woman to be awarded a doctorate in engineering (H. Katschinka).

1901

The first award of a doctorate in technical science in the monarchy (H. Löschner).

1874

Birth of the Imperial and Royal Technical College in Graz.

1864

Transregional educational establishment Joanneum Regional and Technical College.

1811

Foundation of the Joanneum by Archduke Johann.