Open position PhD student (University Assistant)

We are looking for a PhD student with a Background in BCI-research:

1 open position of a University Assistant for 4 years, 40 hours/week, expected from 1st of February 2020, at the Institute of Neural Engineering.

Admission requirements: Master degree in Information & Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or comparable studies.

Desired qualifications: Experience in biosignal processing, feature extraction and pattern recognition; knowledge of source localization based on multi-channel EEG derivatives; experience in the field of Brain-Computer Interface (BCI); very good knowledge of English and team skills; knowledge of Windows/Linux operating systems; interest in a doing a PhD. Collaboration in teaching. Willingness to mobility (work in international projects, conferences, etc.).

Salary classification: B 1 according to collective agreement for university employees; the monthly minimum remuneration for this position is currently € 2,864,50 gross (14 times per year).

Applications, curriculum vitae and other documents must be sent electronically to with the precise reference number, and must be received by the end of the application period at the latest.

Application deadline: December 15, 2019
Reference number: 7090/19/029

Visit of the kids' TV channel KiKA

German TV channel KiKA visited Graz University of Technology to portray our Laboratory of Brain-Computer Interfaces and the Graz BCI Racing Team MIRAGE91 for their kids' show "Erde an Zukunft". The episode "Wearables" aired on September 22, 2018.

Impressions of the KiKA's visit can be found at the Facebook page of the Racing Team.

CYBATHLON is coming to Graz!

We are very excited to be part of the road to the CYBATHLON 2020:
The CYBATHLON BCI Series 2019 will take place at Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria, on September 17, 2019.

The CYBATHLON BCI Series 2019 event is organized by the organizing committee of the Institute of Neural Engineering in cooperation with administrative departments of the Graz University of Technology. To offer technology developers and researchers the opportunity to showcase their research and development, the CYBATHLON BCI Series 2019 is connected with the 8th Graz Brain-Computer Interface Conference 2019.

Join us on the Road to 2020:
Register for participation in the BCI race at the CYBATHLON BCI Series 2019

Follow CYBATHLON #BCIseries2019 on Twitter: @BCIseries2019
CYBATHLON #BCIseries2019 on Faceboook: @BCIseries2019


The TU Graz BCI Racing Team MIRAGE91 participated at the CYBATHLON premiere in 2016 in Zürich, Switzerland. We share impressions of that great event at our Racing Team website.

New name: Institute of Neural Engineering

Our institute got a new name: "Institute of Neural Engineering", in German "Institut für Neurotechnologie". This new name gives a better description of what we are actually doing. Studying the human neural system while interacting with and adapting to (new and/or artificial) environments and tasks, like in our research focus Brain-Computer Interfacing. Our new address is:

Graz University of Technology
Institute of Neural Engineering
Laboratory of Brain-Computer Interfaces
Stremayrgasse 16 4.OG
8010 Graz