University description (as per official university website)
The Technical University (TU) Vienna is Austria's largest university in engineering and natural sciences and one of the best technical universities in Europe.
Our mission is "Technology for People".
Technology for People
Academic excellence develop and provide comprehensive competence
The Technical University of Vienna - in short, Vienna University of Technology - is located in the heart of Europe, in a place of cultural diversity and international nature of lived. Does research for nearly 200 years in the service of progress, taught and learned. The TU Vienna is among the most successful technical universities in Europe and is Austria's largest scientific-technical research and educational institution.
Research - develop excellence
Smarter, smaller, thinner, lighter, faster - Research at the Technical University of Vienna means future-oriented technology development. Besides the important findings from basic research to show their particular strengths in interdisciplinary implementation of the findings: From Biomedicine on quantum optics, math-based simulation techniques to materials research and safety and environmental technology, the TU Vienna offers a broad research portfolio.
Sound science and technology research in combination with scientific engineering work allows the TU Vienna and its academic partners, interdisciplinary development work in various areas of technology. The openness of the economy and concern for the high quality of research make the University of Vienna to the desired partner for innovation-oriented enterprises and public institutions. The Technical University of Vienna strengthens both the economic and research location Austria by their successful participation in the European and global research.
Teaching - provide expertise
The educational program of the TU is at home and abroad is highly respected. Economy and public institutions value our graduates as specialists and managers. A successfully completed studies at the TU Vienna is an ideal base for a career in business, administration, research and teaching dar. solid practical basic knowledge and the opportunity for individual specialization through research-teaching are to study at the Technical University of Vienna - and guarantee the necessary flexibility to lifelong learning. The involvement of students in ongoing research programs at the TU Vienna is considered as an important criterion for the promotion of young scientists.
The courses taught in addition to the technical and scientific content and knowledge of the Economic and Social Sciences. In addition, the curriculum is supported by a wide range of courses in the area of "soft skills" - such as foreign languages, project management or socially engineering design - extends.
With services such as a reasonable use of e-learning or support during the transition from school to work, we promote the success of our students.
In addition to the orientation of teaching at research and practice, the Vienna University of Technology supports its graduates in lifelong learning through their training. In addition to the Vienna University of Technology strives to strengthen the internationalization of education and the promotion of personal development.
The TU Vienna trains its more than 17,000 students in a liberal university system. This freedom in the acquisition of knowledge during the studies and will also promote personal responsibility.
The new development plan 2010 + uses and progress at the Vienna University of Technology on ideas and projects for future development.
Apart from the excellent research in the teaching 21 undergraduate, 43 master five teacher training and three doctoral degree programs offered and over 23,000 young people from studying.
At the TU Vienna are about 5,000 staff employed. The annual "turnover" is around 250 million euros. In addition, the TU Vienna has several participations in other companies.
The TU Vienna is one of 5köpfigen Rector led and is divided into 8 faculties with 56 institutions divided.
The Technical University of Vienna was founded in 1815 kk Polytechnic Institute (history).
Synergies through interdisciplinary
With its eight faculties covering the University of Vienna, the traditional engineering and science areas. Professionally differentiated in 56 institutes almost 3,000 academic staff in teaching and research as civil engineers, electrical technicians, computer scientists, mechanical engineers, mathematicians, physicists, chemists, architects, space planners, GeodätInnen, geologists, economic and social scientists and lawyers operate.
Faculty of Architecture and Planning
Faculty of Civil Engineering
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Faculty of Mathematics and Geoinformation
Faculty of Physics
Faculty of Chemical Technology
Faculty of computer science