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Technology for People

Our mission is "technology for people". Through our research we "develop scientific excellence",
through our teaching we "enhance comprehensive competence".

The Vienna University of Technology – TU Wien (TUW) – is located in the heart of Europe, in a cosmopolitan city of great cultural diversity. For nearly 200 years, the TU Wien has been a place of research, teaching and learning in the service of progress. The TU Wien is among the most successful technical universities in Europe and is Austria’s largest scientific-technical research and educational institution.

The structure of iron oxide has been studied at the Vienna University of Technology.

The Finer Details of Rust


The behaviour of iron oxide surfaces has startled scientists for years. New research at the Vienna University of Technology shows that everybody has been thinking about them all wrong. more ...

Ants and waves - are there similarities? [1]

Particles, Waves and Ants


Animals looking for food or light waves moving through turbid media – astonishing similarities have now been found between completely different phenomena.more ...

Skirmantas Alisauskas

Creating Bright X-Ray Pulses in the Laser Lab


A newly developed laser system allows scientists at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) to create high flux X-rays. more ...

WWTF ICT Call 2015

Proposers’ Day @ TU Wien: WWTF ICT Call 2015


The Proposers’ Day for the WWTF ICT Call 2015 will take place on November 12th at the TU Wien. Interested researchers are very welcome to get further information concerning grant application.more ...

Activation TU-Plus-Energie-Bürohochhaus: (f.l.t.r.) BIG-CEO Hans-Peter Weiss, TU-Rector Sabine Seidler, Federal Minister Alois Stöger, Thomas Bednar (scientific project manager) [1]

TU Wien opens Austria's first 'energy-plus' office building


The 'Plus-Energie-Bürohochhaus' (Energy-plus office tower) is the first office tower in the world to be able to claim to feed more energy into the power grid than is required to operate AND use the building. Innovation Minister...more ...