Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)

Introduction

Today engineers have more responsibility than ever for the quality of life of generations to come. Just as technological progress is shaping our lives more and more, universities of technology are becoming more important in the education and training of scientists, research and development, and as partners with business, industry and politics. This awareness and a modern understanding of technology are the guiding principles of the students, teaching staff and researchers of Graz University of Technology. Its location in the midst of the economic region Graz makes Graz University of Technology a focal point for teaching and research in technical sciences in the South of Austria. Photocredit: Lunghammer – TU GrazStudy programmes at Graz University of Technology comprise bachelor programmes (BSc) and master programmes (MSc or Dipl.-Ing.). A doctoral study programme (PhD) can be carried out based on a master programme. Close contacts to partners in industry and business guarantee a practical approach to education. Well-founded specialised knowledge and a high degree of problem-solving abilities go to form the seed capital of students on the path to their future careers. Graduates thus enjoy an excellent reputation and are frequently later encountered in leading positions. Students can rely on good support and an excellent infrastructure at Graz University of Technology.

Photocredit: Lunghammer – TU Graz

Mission – What do we stand for?

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 in its top fields. 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.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German

View MScs » View master programs » View Master »

Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

Master in Advanced Materials Science

Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Graz

The material sciences form the foundations that allow technological innovation and the development of pioneering technologies. In the interdisciplinary, NAWI Graz degree programme Advanced Materials Science, offered in the English language, you gain an understanding of materials and their properties. [+]

The material sciences form the foundations that allow technological innovation and the development of pioneering technologies. In the interdisciplinary, NAWI Graz degree programme Advanced Materials Science, offered in the English language, you gain an understanding of materials and their properties. You learn the physical and chemical fundamentals as well as the engineering skills needed to develop new materials. As a trained material scientist, you are able to tackle a wide variety of complex tasks in industry and research. Content You will learn about the production, processing, characterization, modeling and application of materials in an interdisciplinary way. You will learn how to apply complex scientific methods used in the fields of physics, chemistry and materials science. You may choose one of the following areas of specialization: Metallic and ceramic materials Semiconductor process technology and nanotechnology Bio-based materials You learn to work together in project teams in an interdisciplinary and problem-solving oriented way. You document and present your results and strategies using state-of-the-art communication and presentation techniques. Career Options Graduates work nationally and internationally in: industrial research and development, for example, in the materials, chemical, and semiconductor industries, high-tech areas such as sustainable technologies, process innovation, and information technology, and research and teaching facilities at universities and other research institutions. [-]

Master in Geotechnical and Hydraulic Engineering

Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Graz

The engineering sciences master’s programme Geotechnical and Hydraulic Engineering lasts four semesters and consists of one stage of study. It goes into the knowledge acquired in the Civil Engineering and Construction Management bachelor’s programme (6 semesters) in more depth. The entire master’s degree programme comprises 120 ECTS credits. [+]

The only degree programme of its kind in Central Europe: In the English language master's programme Geotechnical and Hydraulic Engineering at TU Graz, you profit from a combination of two disciplines - geotechnical engineering and hydraulic engineering. You learn in a practical manner, participating in practice sessions in the laboratory and on-site, and taking part in field trips. For example, you pilot hydraulic projects in Austria’s largest water laboratory. Content Students acquire a solid knowledge of geology, soil mechanics, foundation engineering, rock mechanics, tunnelling, hydraulics and structural hydraulic engineering. Core areas Students design, assess, monitor and create foundations, supporting structures, natural and artificial scarps and slopes, tunnels and underground structures, dams and hydro power plants They quantify soil, rock and hydraulic qualities. They focus on the material behaviour of geomaterials. They learn about catastrophe management and how to deal with natural hazards. Students choose from one of the following specialisations: Hydraulic engineering and water management Soil mechanics and foundation engineering Rock mechanics and tunnelling Career Options Geotechnical and hydraulic engineers play an important part in the design, assessment and construction of infrastructure. They are in great demand in the employment market and are known for playing an important role in complex building projects. Graduates work nationally and internationally in engineering offices, at firms specialising in underground engineering, for developers, at universities and for state property developers. [-]

Master in Information and Computer Engineering

Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Graz

Students of the master’s degree programme in Information and Computer Engineering learn how to handle this phenomenon and to adjust to the necessity of independently and constantly keeping their knowledge up to date. For this reason, the curriculum aims to provide a great deal of freedom in choosing the teaching content, and increases students’ independence and initiative in the way they think, decide and act. [+]

Information technologies and electrical engineering continue to develop at a rapid pace and have a major influence on everyday life and business. In the master’s degree programme Information and Computer Engineering taught in English at TU Graz, you work with internationally renowned scientists and teams from industry and research on the technologies of the future. Content You study the main theories, principles and methods of information processing, information technology and electrical engineering. With the support of a mentor, you specialise in two fields. You work on projects with fellow students, and teams from industry and international research. You learn how to present project results in reports and lectures in a scientifically correct manner. You learn how to handle the rapid development of information technologies and electrical engineering and how to update your own knowledge independently. You have the opportunity to complete a study period abroad, providing the ideal complement to your degree programme. Eight fields are available to choose from Secure and Correct Systems Computer Vision and Graphics Robotics and Computational Intelligence Signal Processing and Human Communication Communications and Mobile Computing Embedded and Automotive Systems Measurement and Control Systems Microelectronics and IC Design Career Options Graduates have a variety of career opportunities: They conduct research at universities, other research institutions, and research and development departments in business. They design, operate and evaluate complex hardware and software systems in the area of information technology, the automotive industry and telecommunications. The systems they design are used in e.g. smartphones and apps or... [-]

Master in Mathematics

Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Graz

Techniques from a wide range of mathematical fields are necessary to cope with the challenges arising in numerous applications: Mathematical imaging improves diagnostic accuracy in life sciences and engineering and has become an indispensable tool for complex surgeries. [+]

Techniques from a wide range of mathematical fields are necessary to cope with the challenges arising in numerous applications: Mathematical imaging improves diagnostic accuracy in life sciences and engineering and has become an indispensable tool for complex surgeries. Telecommunication and modern payment methods propose challenging problems for data encryption. The recent changes in economy require novel approaches to risc management in finance and insurance industry. Analytical and computer aided techniques allow to analyse and simulate mathematical models of steadily increasing complexity in natural sciences, life science, economical sciences and engineering. The master's programme Mathematics offers the opportunity to specialise in one of the following focus areas: - Applied Mathematics - Discrete Mathematics - Financial and Actuarial Mathematics - Statistics and Operations Research - Technomathematics Admissions: To participate in the selection procedure, you must apply online within the admission period. Exception: Students who have already completed a relevant bachelor's degree at Graz University of Technology or in the framework of NAWI Graz at the University of Graz. Please note the admission deadlines. The study programme lasts four semesters and comprises 120 ECTS credits. The master’s degree is based on the bachelor's programme Mathematics or an equivalent bachelor's programme. Graduates are awarded the degree of „Diplom-Ingenieurin“ (female) or „Diplom-Ingenieur“ (male), which is internationally equivalent to a „Master of Science“ („MSc“). NAWI Graz – Benefit from the expertise of two universities “Mathematics” is offered as a joint program by Graz University of Technology and Karl Franzens-University within the framework of the NAWI Graz... [-]

Master in Software and Management

Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Graz

In the English master program " Software Engineering and Management " at TU Graz you deepen your knowledge. [+]

In the English master program " Software Engineering and Management " at TU Graz you deepen your knowledge. Select 2 electives and be an expert or an expert in your chosen subjects. You learn from internationally recognized scientists and academics and benefit from collaborations with top universities in the US. To be included, for example, in research projects and work on current topics with. Reception: Graduates following Bachelor studies at the TU Graz be admitted without an admission procedure: computer science Information and Computer Engineering and Telematics Software Development and Business Mathematics , NAWI Graz All other university applicants and university applicants have a recording method pass. Required Courses General Management and Organization Industrial Management and Innovation IT Security Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining 1 Verification and Testing Electives Select the fields and SOFTWARE ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT each one of the 4 elective subjects: SOFTWARE ENGINEERING Intelligent Systems Secure and Correct Systems Visual computing Web and Data Science MANAGEMENT Business Informatics Industrial Management and Innovation Management and Strategy Management Control, Accounting and Finance The individual courses can be found in the semester plan. Career Options Graduates have broad knowledge of software development and advanced management and leadership skills. Graduates develop technologies and information flows, assume senior positions in management and develop high quality and performance software systems. [-]

Master in Technical Chemistry

Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Graz

In the master's degree programme Technical Chemistry at TU Graz, you put your chemical and technical knowledge into practice. Through the programme’s modular structure, you can choose individual specialisations to match your interests. [+]

In the master's degree programme Technical Chemistry at TU Graz, you put your chemical and technical knowledge into practice. Through the programme’s modular structure, you can choose individual specialisations to match your interests. Whether you improve construction materials, optimise chemical processes in industry or work on the further development of batteries and other possibilities for chemical energy conversion – after your master's degree programme, countless career opportunities in Austria and abroad will be open to you. Content You deepen your knowledge of applied and technical chemistry and apply it in an interdisciplinary manner. You specialise in a field of technical chemistry. You learn the practical application of technical chemistry in industry and research. You perform experiments in laboratories with modern equipment. You assess the risks involved in handling substances and products and regarding processes. You work on and interpret scientific problems independently – with individual supervision by teachers and researchers. You conduct research and work independently and in a team, e.g. in laboratory courses, on projects and theses. On funded study periods abroad, you improve your specialist English vocabulary and gain international research experience. You carry out research projects with business partners and partner universities in Austria and abroad. You present research results effectively. You gain professional experience during traineeships or by working on your master’s thesis at renowned industrial partner institutions. Specialisation Courses Renewable Resources Macromolecular Chemistry and Plastics Technology Inorganic Substances and Electrochemistry Career Options Technical chemists work in the chemical industry and in industrial sectors where chemical... [-]

Master

Master in Biorefinery Engineering

Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Graz

Biogenic resources are a central component of a sustainable economic system in Europe. Biorefinery engineers develop, plan and implement innovative, technical products and processes for using biogenic resources economically and in an ecologically sustainable manner. [+]

Biogenic resources are a central component of a sustainable economic system in Europe. Biorefinery engineers develop, plan and implement innovative, technical products and processes for using biogenic resources economically and in an ecologically sustainable manner. You will acquire all the knowledge necessary for this from the very wide-ranging technical specialisations covered in the Master’s degree programme Biorefinery Engineering at the TU Graz: this expertise extends from process engineering to chemistry and biotechnology through to energy engineering and environmental engineering. The focus in all of this is on innovation orientation, a close link to practice and also international activities of the students. Content You will acquire the engineering sciences knowledge and skills necessary for the construction and operation of technical systems for the use of biogenic resources. You will learn how to develop and optimise process engineering methods. You will be able to evaluate the technical, logistic and economic challenges resulting from the use of biogenic raw materials along the entire chain of valued creation. You will learn how to understand deal with complex problems in scientific and industrial contexts, to formulate these and to develop and present the solutions for them. You will assess regional, economic, social and ecological framework conditions in the context of the bioeconomy. You will learn how to recognise trends in bio-based industry. You will acquire the scientific and analytic methods needed to evaluate and characterise biogenic resources. You will carry out independently high-quality and structured research work. You will carry out research-led traineeships at the... [-]

Master in Biotechnology

Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Graz

Through the interdisciplinary NAWI Graz master’s programme Biotechnology, internationally recognized instructors provide you with knowledge about technological processes occurring in biosystems as well as about the development and use of biotechnological applications and methods. [+]

Through the interdisciplinary NAWI Graz master’s programme Biotechnology, internationally recognized instructors provide you with knowledge about technological processes occurring in biosystems as well as about the development and use of biotechnological applications and methods. The core areas are molecular biotechnology, biocatalysis, and environmental, food, enzyme and bioprocess technology. Students benefit from access to the excellently equipped laboratories and modern infrastructure. Content You learn working and analytical methods used in the fields of microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and gene, enzyme and fermentation technology. You independently perform cutting-edge scientific and technological experiments. You assess the results of experiments, identify problems and propose solutions. You learn to develop new strategies by considering and assessing current research findings. You use modern information technology in bioinformatics. You work in teams and present results. Core areas Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Bioprocess Technology Environmental and Food Biotechnology Specialisation subjects You may choose 2 of the following areas of specialisation: Enzyme and Protein Technology Systems and Synthetic Biotechnology Bioprocess Engineering Environmental and Food Biotechnology Career Options Graduates are employed in leading positions in both the basic and applied sciences in academia and industry. Biotechnologists plan experiments and analyses, implement these and examine existing solutions. Their problem-solving skills are needed for research and technological development. Graduates work in the following areas: industrial biotechnology, chemical manufacturing using biocatalytic processes, pharmaceutical research, food technology, environmental biotechnology, agricultural research, in relevant university and non-university research institutions and with public authorities or in public offices. [-]

Master in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering

Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Graz

The interdisciplinary master’s programme Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering at TU Graz connects the natural sciences of chemistry and pharmacy with the engineering field of chemical and process engineering. [+]

The interdisciplinary master’s programme Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering at TU Graz connects the natural sciences of chemistry and pharmacy with the engineering field of chemical and process engineering. In this one-of-a-kind study, you work together with internationally recognized lecturers in well-equipped laboratories. The study qualifies you to conduct high-quality national and international and to develop innovative chemical and pharmaceutical production systems for industry. The interdisciplinary master’s programme Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering at TU Graz connects the natural sciences of chemistry and pharmacy with the engineering field of chemical and process engineering. In this one-of-a-kind study, you work together with internationally recognized lecturers in well-equipped laboratories. The study qualifies you to conduct high-quality national and international and to develop innovative chemical and pharmaceutical production systems for industry. Content Compulsory Subjects You become familiar with the most current theories, principles and methods in the engineering sciences. You consider the economic and legal aspects of chemical and process engineering. You deal with, for example, chemical engineering, particle process engineering, chemical thermodynamics and applied analytics. You can specialize in the area of pharmaceutical process engineering. Specialisation subjects You may choose one of 2 areas of specialization: CHEMICAL ENGINEERING : In this area specialization, you gain expertise in chemical and process engineering and learn about the mission of the chemical industries of the future – to develop sustainable and economical chemical processes. PHARMACEUTICAL ENGINEERING : Intelligent pharmaceutical products will revolutionize medical care: Personalised products can be customized to fit the age, sex and lifestyle of... [-]

Master in Computer Science

Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Graz

Computer Science is a software education and training that is oriented towards theory and includes strong methodological and algorithmic components. It is thus located at the interface of a number of other sciences. [+]

The master’s programme Computer Science taught in English at TU Graz offers you a vast number of opportunities to specialize in a particular field. You may choose 2 out of 12 areas of specialization, in which you wish to develop your expertise. You receive instruction from internationally recognized scientists and will be involved in research projects. You can take advantage of cooperative networks with top-universities in the USA, work with the best software and hardware and study at internationally acclaimed institutes. Content Compulsory Subjects Compiler Construction Discrete Stochastics and Information Theory Enumerative Combinatoric Algorithms Geometry for Computer Scientists IT Security Numerical Optimization You may choose 2 out of these 12 catalogues of elective courses Algorithms Computational Intelligence Computer Graphics Computer Vision IT Security Knowledge Technologies Multimedia Information Systems Pervasive Computing Robotics Software Technology Mathematical Foundations Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (Double diploma programme with the University of Ljubljana) Career Options Graduates have numerous employment opportunities: They conduct research at universities, other research institutions and research and development departments in companies. They design, test and assess complex hardware and software systems in the field of information technology, the automobile industry and telecommunication. The systems that they develop will be used in, for example, Smartphones and Apps, or in robotic systems. They work both nationally and internationally, either independently or as an employee, for example, in industries, new start-up companies or in the service sector. They frequently direct departments or projects. [-]

Master in Physics

Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Graz

Physicists explore the characteristics of the world and the universe and refer to them to formulate the laws of nature, the most fundamental descriptions of reality. This makes them universal problem solvers. [+]

Physicists explore the characteristics of the world and the universe and refer to them to formulate the laws of nature, the most fundamental descriptions of reality. This makes them universal problem solvers. You develop the analytical properties needed to meet key challenges in scientific, economic and industrial fields by working with experimental, theoretical and computer-based methods. In the NAWI Graz master's degree programme Physics, you will build upon knowledge obtained during the bachelor's degree programme and deepen your understanding of an area of expertise in the field of physics as well as familiarise yourself with the latest physical research, especially basic research. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of physics. You will become highly qualified to perform various tasks both in Austria and abroad by completing this research- and application-based programme in an international environment. Content You deepen and broaden your physical and mathematical knowledge. You familiarise yourself with current physical research. You specialise in an area of expertise in the field of physics. You learn to solve complex problems independently using physical and mathematical methods. You learn to think analytically. You use experimental, theoretical and computer-based physical methods to solve problems. You improve your specialist English vocabulary. Specialisation subjects You can choose one of the following areas of specialisation: Astrophysics Atmospheric Physics and Climate Experimental Physics Space Physics and Aeronomy Theoretical and Computational Physics It is possible to individually combine modules from the areas of specialisation with guidance from a mentor. Career Options Physicists are highly-qualified specialists who work... [-]

Master in Technical Physics

Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Graz

Physics forms the basis of many other sciences as well as of innovative technical and industrial developments. In the NAWI Graz master's degree programme Technical Physics, students build on the knowledge acquired in the bachelor's degree programme and extend their skills in solving physics problems and mathematical problems so that they can work on research related and application oriented questions. [+]

Physics forms the basis of many other sciences as well as of innovative technical and industrial developments. In the NAWI Graz master's degree programme Technical Physics, students build on the knowledge acquired in the bachelor's degree programme and extend their skills in solving physics problems and mathematical problems so that they can work on research related and application oriented questions. Numerous career options are open to students after graduation, both in Austria and abroad. They can choose to continue researching fundamental aspects of physics or work developing new materials, technologies and processes for industry. Content You increase your knowledge of physics and maths. You acquire specialist knowledge in the following areas: Statistical and Computational Physics Advanced Quantum Mechanics and Atom Physics Advanced Solid State Physics and Radiation Physics You acquire knowledge in Business and Entrepreneurship. You apply physics methods in experiments, in theory and using computers. You analyse complex procedures using modern computer simulation processes. You learn to think logically and systematically and to acquaint yourself with new physical and technical problem areas. You work on interdisciplinary problems, e.g. in mathemathics, chemistry, medicine and environmental systems sciences. You improve your specialist English vocabulary. Specialisation Areas You can specialise in three of the following areas: Applied Materials Physics Computational Condensed Matter Physics Laboratory Technology and Instrumentation Microscopy and Nanoanalysis Modelling of Materials Nano and Laser Optics Nanoscience Quantum Many-Body Physics Quantum Optics and Molecular Physics Radiation and Plasma Physics Semiconductor Devices Surface Science Theoretical Solid State Physics Further options for specialised... [-]

SpaceTech – Master of Engineering in Space Systems and Business Engineering

Online & Campus Combined Part time 18  March 2018 Austria Graz

Through the university programme "SpaceTech", participants are trained by experts in the fields of Space Systems and Business Engineering and prepared to take on key roles and management responsibilities in the international environment of the space industry. [+]

The aerospace sector is a fast growing market. Multinational corporations are conducting research on cutting-edge technology to successfully develop new products and services. Some examples include satellite services in the communication, navigation and remote sensing fields, aerospace transportation, space tourism or the future mining of extraterrestrial materials. Through the university programme "SpaceTech", participants are trained by experts in the fields of Space Systems and Business Engineering and prepared to take on key roles and management responsibilities in the international environment of the space industry.

Quick Facts Duration: 3 semesters (18 months) Final degree: Master of Engineering (MEng) in Space Systems and Business Engineering ECTS credits: 90 Language of instruction: English Participation fee (VAT-free) for applications received before:30 Sep 2017: € 31,500 (Earliest Bird) 30 Nov 2017: € 32,500 (Early Bird) 15 Jan 2018: € 34,000 (Regular) Self payers: please contact us to evaluate the availability of stipends/scholarships The participation fee does not cover costs for travel, accommodation and meals. Number of participants: limited to 20 Course location: European Space Centers:TU Graz, Austria (Apr 2018) CNES Toulouse, France (Jul 2018) ESA ECSAT Harwell, Great Britain (Oct 2018) DLR GSOC Munich, Germany (Jan 2019) ESA ESRIN Frascati, Italy (Apr 2019) ESA ESTEC Noordwijk, the Netherlands (Jun 2019) TU Graz, Austria (Sep 2019) Content ... [-]

Videos

Welcome to Graz University of Technology!

Contact

Graz University of Technology

Address Graz University of Technology Rechbauerstraße 12 8010 GRAZ AUSTRIA
8010 Graz, Austria
Website www.tugraz.at/en
Phone +43 316 873 6419