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 the 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 the 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 with 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 the Graz University of Technology.

Photocredit: Lunghammer – TU Graz

Mission – What do we stand for?

The 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. The 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

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Programmes

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MSc

MSc 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 program 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 ... [-]

MSc 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.... [-]


MSc 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 ... [-]

MSc 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 program 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.

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Compulsory Subjects

Compiler Construction Discrete Stochastics and Information Theory Enumerative Combinatoric Algorithms Geometry for Computer Scientists IT Security Numerical Optimization ... [-]

MSc in Geotechnical and Hydraulic Engineering

Campus Full time October 2018 Austria Graz

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

The only degree program of its kind in Central Europe: In the English language master's program 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.

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Students acquire a solid knowledge of geology, soil mechanics, foundation engineering, rock mechanics, tunneling, 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 hydropower plants They quantify soil, rock, and hydraulic qualities. They focus on the material behavior of geomaterials. They learn about catastrophe management and how to deal with natural hazards. ... [-]

MSc 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 ... [-]

MSc 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 risk 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:... [-]


MSc 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.... [-]


MSc 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.... [-]


MSc 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. ... [-]

MSc 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 of 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 mathematics, chemistry, medicine and environmental systems sciences. You improve your specialist English vocabulary. Specialisation Areas ... [-]

Master

MEng SpaceTech – Master of Engineering in Space Systems and Business Engineering

Online & Campus Combined Part time 18  March 2019 Austria Graz

Through the university program "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 program "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 ... [-]

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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