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Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)

4.6 out of 5 (27 ratings / 21 reviews) Graz, Austria
In worldwide competition with comparable institutions, Graz University of Technology pursues top teaching and research in the fields of science and engineering. An integral part of putting together excellent education and training programs is knowing about the needs of society and the economy.

Bachelor's programmes

About

History

Almost 200 years of research and teaching in society’s service make Graz University of Technology one of Austria's most venerable scientific institutions. The University’s success throughout its eventful history has been based upon the achievements of outstanding personalities in science, research and their application.

Education

Graz University of Technology is an important university in the international research and education network of engineering and science. It is rich in tradition and future oriented in equal measure, with a claim to excellence.Based on scientific bachelor’s programmes, it concentrates on research-oriented master’s and PhD programmes.Graz University of Technology produces top performers and managers much in demand and contributes to the sustainable development of society, economy and environment in a responsible way.

Research

Top-class basic research, applied research and research-oriented teaching at Graz University of Technology testify to the enormous productivity and motivation of this university situated in the heart of Europe. Graz University of Technology is positioning itself and making a name for itself in the Central European research area as a trendsetter. It also co-operates with partner universities and extra-university facilities within the framework of international networks. Establishing excellent contacts with industry and the business world are an everyday activity at Graz University of Technology.

Career

The institute is a leading centre for research, (post)graduate education and service with a continuing tradition of excellence for more than 60 years. The quality of the staff and their contributions represent the most significant aspect of the institute fulfilling its task of seeing the invisible.They seek to foster and sustain a creative and supportive working environment based upon an ethos of respect and rigorous scientific enquiry. They value the diversity of the staff and student population and want to promote equality as an essential element.

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
311 52
2019
363 138
2018
501
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World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
-
2019
401
2018
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
-
2019
648 -30
2018
618
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

  • Career Info Service
  • Students Council at TU Graz
  • International Relations and Mobility Programmes
  • Childcare
  • Languages, Key Competencies and In-House Training
  • Registration Office
  • Support for International Students
  • Virtual Campus
  • Student WWW-Server
  • Networked Learning
  • Student Ateliers

Housing services

The City of Graz is a very popular place of residence offering a huge variety of flats and houses. Accommodation services can help you find the appropriate accommodation. Here is an overview of the housing market in Graz.What you Need to Know:

  • tugraz.at/en/studying-and-teaching/studying-at-tu-graz/living-in-graz-for-students/accommodation/

Library services

  • Archive and Documentation
  • Databases and Portals
  • Electronic Journals Library
  • Library Search – Online Catalogue
  • Subject Libraries
  • Document Delivery
  • Publishing House

ICT services

  • Network
  • E-Mail
  • Telecommunications
  • Central Services
  • Scientific Computing
  • Support
  • Computer Rooms
  • Audio-Visual Media
  • TUGRAZonline - Information System

Medical services

The aim of the childcare services at the Graz University of Technology (TU Graz) is to provide support for statt members, as well as students.

  • TU Graz nanoversity
  • Flexible childcare at "Fleki"
  • Summer Childcare
  • Babysitter Pool
  • Childcare services for conferences

Student Life

Campus life

Graz University of Technology addresses global issues while being aware of the needs and problems of society in the third millennium. In co-operation with universities, extramural research facilities and companies, Graz university of Technology has an active presence in nearly all continents. Individual co-operation in teaching and research, interdisciplinary research projects, mobility of students and teaching staff, co-operation agreements and strategic partnerships are just some of the University’s diverse forms of collaboration.

Sports facilities

The city of Graz offers an attractive social, sporting and cultural environment and is a great place to study.

Student clubs

Practice is the best trainining! Studying will give you detailed knowledge of your subject, but in the world of work, soft skills such as communication and organization also count. TU Graz has many student initiatives, clubs and associations where you can build those skills and enjoy many other benefits besides.Here you find an overview of the current student initiatives: https://www.tugraz.at/en/studying-and-teaching/studying-at-tu-graz/student-teams/overview-student-teams/

Accreditation

The accreditation process was carried out by the former federal ministry for economic affairs and was completed positive in 1999. At that time the scope of accreditation contained about 170 codes for the testing laboratory and 50 codes in the field of the inspection agency. The accreditation agency requires an allocation of the standards used by the ICS-technical groups. Therefore this imbedded in the scope of accreditation

Student Reviews

A wonderful time in Graz
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

My semester in Graz have been great! I started it off with the German intensive course since I didn't know any German from before. This gave me many new friends and made me feel more at home in my new country. TU Graz was very helpful in the first couple of weeks, providing you with all the information that you needed. I really like Graz since it is so close to many nice...

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

The university provides the fundamental knowledge of architecture and planing and prepares the students with experience to face the real world.

A great experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Lots of courses were offered between two universities. The quality of some of the courses was not as high as I've come accustomed to in my home country, but majority still met my standards. Practical matters (signing up etc.) were easy to do and intuitive. The university offered lots of possibilities for hobbies and clubs.

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