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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.

Two atoms exchanging a virtual photon. Empty space around them is not as empty as one might think.

Boosting the Force of Empty Space

22.07.2014

Vacuum fluctuations may be among the most counter-intuitive phenomena of quantum physics. Theorists from the Weizmann Institute (Rehovot, Israel) and the Vienna University of Technology propose a way to amplify their force.more ...


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TU Wien Global Strategy 2013+

18.07.2014

For the first time, a strategic concept for international activities in research and teaching has been developed at the TU Wien. more ...


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ComForEn 2014 – 5th Symposium on Communications for Energy Systems

17.07.2014

The Symposium will take place from September 29 until September 30 2014. more ...


from left to right: Karl Schwaha (Uni Wien), Josef Glößl (BOKU Wien), Sabine Schindler (Uni Innsbruck), Minister Reinhold Mitterlehner, Horst Bischof (TU Graz), Johannes Fröhlich (TU Wien)

Austria’s new green super computer

04.07.2014

Several universities have come together to construct Austria’s most powerful mainframe computer. Phase VSC-3 (Vienna Scientific Cluster 3) offers not only impressive computing power, but also serious energy efficiency.more ...


Olympic Games and Logic go together very well.

The First Olympic Games of Logic

02.07.2014

The Vienna University of Technology is the first venue of the Olympic Games of Logic. Teams from all over the world have developed computer programs which will compete during the “Vienna Summer of Logic”.more ...