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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.

Andreas Limbeck, Ghislain Rupp, Jürgen Fleig (v.l.n.r.)

How does Oxygen get into a Fuel Cell?


In order for a fuel cell to work, it needs an oxidising agent. TU Wien has now found a way to explain why oxygen does not always enter fuel cells effectively, rendering them unusable.


GENERA Gender in Physics Day


The Faculty of Physics of TU Wien hosts the first Gender in Physics Day taking place in Austria. Advanced registration is required as seating is limited.

Kraftmikroskop an der TU Wien

Switching Oxygen On and Off


At TU Wien (Vienna), it has become possible to control one of the most important chemical processes: switching oxygen molecules between a reactive and unreactive state.

Prof. Silvan Schmid

Using molecules to detune nanodrums


The analysis of the minutest quantities of pharmaceutical samples is of crucial importance for the research and synthesis of new medications. At the moment it represents a technical challenge, but a new infrared method of measurement developed by TU...


Pan-European Seal Traineeship Program - now open for applications


Until end of March students of TU Wien with bachelor or Masters degree can apply for a 12-month paid traineeship at the European Patent Office.