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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".

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

Global Demands, Bild: Mooshammer+Mörtenböck, 2017

GLOBAL DEMANDS – Architectural research in a globalised world


Whether in the sphere of architecture critique or on the market of speculative real estate investment, architecture is increasingly becoming the subject of global circulation.

Lenore Blum

i²c Distinguished Speaker Talk 2018 with Lenore Blum


On May 23rd, the Innovation Incubation Center (i²c) and the Faculty of Informatics host the Distinguished Speaker Talk “The Role of the Research University in the Innovation Economy” with Lenore Blum, PhD, Distinguished Career Professor of Computer...

Einblick in die Ultrahochvakuumkammer (Katalysatorprobe in der Mitte)

Astonishing effect enables better palladium catalysts


In chemistry, atoms can usually only affect their immediate neighborhood. At TU Vienna, a novel effect with astonishing long-range action has been discovered, which can make automotive catalytic converters more effective.

Next educational stop-over: Japan


The Monbukagakusho-scholarship offers an opportunity for a fully-funded study or research stay in Japan to students at the end of their master or during their doctoral studies. Especially students of natural sciences or technology are encouraged to...

Marine Pigneur und Jörg Schmiedmayer

Unexpected Behaviour of Atom Clouds Challenges Existing Theories


Experiments with ultra-cold atoms at the TU Wien have shown surprising results: coupled atom clouds synchronize within milliseconds. This effect cannot be explained by standard theories.