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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.

Mit Bio-Ethanol betriebener Motor am Prüfstand der TU Wien

Bioethanol in diesel engines: a contribution to sustainability


Ethanol can make an important contribution to climate protection: at TU Wien, a diesel engine has been developed that can run on over 70% bioethanol.

Die ESA-Mission Euclid könnte neue Einblicke in fundamentale Fragen der Stringtheorie liefern. [1]

String Theory: Is Dark Energy even Allowed?


A new conjecture causes excitement in the string theory community. Timm Wrase of the Vienna University of Technology has now published much-discussed results on recent new developments.

Matthias Forkel

A Warmer Spring Leads to Less Plant Growth in Summer


It’s bad news for the climate: plants start growing earlier in the spring but, contrary to popular belief, this results in considerably less CO2 absorption. This is shown in a study published in the journal “Nature” with the participation of TU Wien....

Generalsekretär Jakob Calice, Rektorin Sabine Seidler, Rektor Fritz Schmöllebeck, Generalsekretär Christoph Neumayer

TU Wien and University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien launch joint doctoral programme


With this pilot project on ‘Resilient Embedded Systems’, the two universities are creating an institutional way to provide a joint, high-quality doctorate education and undertake joint research.

Aufnahme einzelner Moleküle – mit Hilfe von Schall

Better Imaging Using Sound


A new, extremely promising microscopy technique called "Nanomechanical scanning absorption microscopy" has been developed at TU Wien, in which sound is measured instead of light.