Vienna University of Technology

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TU Wien – Technology for People. As a research university, the TU Wien has an obligation to set the highest standards in knowledge transfer according to the three-pronged approach of research, training and innovation. What is more, we also feel a duty to pursue research excellence on an international level. TU Wien‘s 4,800 employees, 30,000 students and 2,700 graduates each year add value to society, provide impetus for the Austrian economy and serve to bring about progress as a whole. By attracting the most creative and innovative minds, right along the academic value chain, the TU Wien has been providing stimuli for the generation, advancement and communication of knowledge for more than 200 years.

Faculties and programmes

Architecture and Regional Planning | Civil Engineering | Electrical Engineering and Information Technology | Informatics | Mathematics and Geo-Information |Mechanical Engineering and Business Science | Physics | Technical Chemistry |Postgraduate Programmes


Key research areas

  • Computational Science and Engineering – computer technologies for the knowledge society
  • Quantum Physics and Quantum Technologies – technical applications of quantum theory
  • Materials and Matter – understanding materials properties
  • Information and Communication Technology – technologyfor communication
  • Energy and Environment – environmentally-friendly research

Our successes in research, teaching and innovation. TU Wien stands for research on an international level: listed among the world‘s top 100 universities in the QS WorldUniversity Rankings and THE Subject Rankings in 2016. The TU Wien‘s research projects benefit society: with 37 national and international patent applications in 2016 theTU Wien is among the top 5 most innovative firms in Austria. The TU Wien generated EUR 88.8 million in third-party funds from the EU, FWF (Austrian Science Fund), FFG (Austrian Research Promotion Agency) and private companies for its innovative research projects in 2016.

The TU Wien produces outstanding scientists: 5 winners of the Wittgenstein Award (Austria‘s highest science award), 22 winners of the START Award (Austria‘s highest science award for those under 35) and 18 European Research Council grantees.

TU Wien brings science together: through 19 Christian Doppler Laboratories, Vienna Scientific Cluster phase 3 (the very latest high performance computing cluster), a plusenergy house and many other projects in cooperation with Austrian and international universities, research institutes and companies.