Graz University of Technology (TU Graz)

Introduction

Today engineers have more responsibility than ever for the quality of life of generations to come. Just as technological progress is shaping our lives more and more, universities of technology are becoming more important in the education and training of scientists, research and development, and as partners with business, industry and politics. This awareness and a modern understanding of technology are the guiding principles of the students, teaching staff and researchers of Graz University of Technology. Its location in the midst of the economic region Graz makes Graz University of Technology a focal point for teaching and research in technical sciences in the South of Austria. generalStudy programmes at Graz University of Technology comprise bachelor programmes (BSc) and master programmes (MSc or Dipl.-Ing.). A doctoral study programme (PhD) can be carried out based on a master programme. Close contacts to partners in industry and business guarantee a practical approach to education. Well-founded specialised knowledge and a high degree of problem-solving abilities go to form the seed capital of students on the path to their future careers. Graduates thus enjoy an excellent reputation and are frequently later encountered in leading positions. Students can rely on good support and an excellent infrastructure at Graz University of Technology.

Mission – What do we stand for?

Graz University of Technology is an important university in the international research and education network of engineering and science. It is rich in tradition and future oriented in equal measure, with a claim to excellence in its top fields. Based on scientific bachelor’s programmes, it concentrates on research-oriented master’s and PhD programmes. Graz University of Technology produces top performers and managers much in demand and contributes to the sustainable development of society, economy and environment in a responsible way.

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Master in Biotechnology

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2016 Austria Graz

Through the interdisciplinary NAWI Graz master’s programme Biotechnology, internationally recognized instructors provide you with knowledge about technological processes occurring in biosystems as well as about the development and use of biotechnological applications and methods. [+]

Through the interdisciplinary NAWI Graz master’s programme Biotechnology, internationally recognized instructors provide you with knowledge about technological processes occurring in biosystems as well as about the development and use of biotechnological applications and methods. The core areas are molecular biotechnology, biocatalysis, and environmental, food, enzyme and bioprocess technology. Students benefit from access to the excellently equipped laboratories and modern infrastructure. Content You learn working and analytical methods used in the fields of microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and gene, enzyme and fermentation technology. You independently perform cutting-edge scientific and technological experiments. You assess the results of experiments, identify problems and propose solutions. You learn to develop new strategies by considering and assessing current research findings. You use modern information technology in bioinformatics. You work in teams and present results. Core areas Molecular Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Bioprocess Technology Environmental and Food Biotechnology Specialisation subjects You may choose 2 of the following areas of specialisation: Enzyme and Protein Technology Systems and Synthetic Biotechnology Bioprocess Engineering Environmental and Food Biotechnology Career Options Graduates are employed in leading positions in both the basic and applied sciences in academia and industry. Biotechnologists plan experiments and analyses, implement these and examine existing solutions. Their problem-solving skills are needed for research and technological development. Graduates work in the following areas: industrial biotechnology, chemical manufacturing using biocatalytic processes, pharmaceutical research, food technology, environmental biotechnology, agricultural research, in relevant university and non-university research institutions and with public authorities or in public offices. Registration Deadlines Summer semester 2016: 7 January to 30 April 2016 Winter semester 2016/17: 11 July to 30 November 2016 [-]

Master in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2016 Austria Graz

The four-semester master’s programme Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering links the scientific disciplines of Chemistry and Pharmacy with the engineering discipline of Chemical and Process Engineering and thus represents a master’s programme unique in the German-speaking area. [+]

Overview The master´s degree programme in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering offers an interdisciplinary curriculum at the intersection between the natural sciences chemistry and pharmacy and the engineering science chemical and process engineering. A fundamental understanding of engineering and associated skills is provided, enabling students to carry out high-quality research and to develop innovative systems based on scientific principles. Within the master’s programme students have the opportunity to specialize either in chemical or pharmaceutical engineering. “Intelligent“ pharmaceutical products can be tailored to the age, gender and lifestyle of individual patient. Modern drugs will be produced and delivered in a personalized way, revolutionizing medical care. In this context, shorter development times and reduced production costs are critically needed, which is addressed by the field of pharmaceutical engineering. Also the future chemical industry requires cleaner, highly sustainable and more economical chemical processes, which is addressed by the field of chemical engineering. Career Opportunities Knowledge of computer science can be used in almost every aspect of life – from industry and the services sector to public administration, teaching and research. Graduates specifically deal with support in modelling, design, implementation, assessment and application of complex software systems. Required abilities range from diverse programming tasks and developing modern multimedia solutions to dealing with new media. Career Opportunities The interdisciplinary qualification profile of this master´s degree enables graduates to work in a wide range of positions in the field of chemical and pharmaceutical engineering as well as in environmental technology. Possible areas of employment include: ■ Research, development, process planning and production in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries ■ Environmental management positions in industry and with government authorities ■ Research and teaching at universities and research institutes NAWI Graz – Expertise to the Power of Two “Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering” is offered as a joint programme shared between Graz University of Technology and Karl-Franzens-University in the framework of NAWI Graz. For students, this means profiting from the top performances and expertise of two universities – an opportunity unique in Austria! Fact-Box ■ Study duration: 4 Semesters ■ ECTS Credits: 120 ■ Final degree “Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.) which is equivalent to a Master of Science degree. All Lectures are held in English Registration For the master´s degree programmes, a registration process is required. To get more information on the process including the required documents, deadlines, cost, etc. please follow the link below: http://register.tugraz.at/cpe The regulations concerning the admission procedure shall not apply to students who have completed the bachelor’s programme in Chemistry or Pharmaceutical Engineering or the diploma programme in Pharmacology at Graz University of Technology or the University of Graz. Scholarship TU Graz offers scholarships for the best two international students admitted to the master´s degree programme (€ 10.000 plus tuition fee). No additional application needed, candidates will be selected on the basis of their application for the master´s degree programme. [-]

Master in Computer Science

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2016 Austria Graz

Computer Science is a software education and training that is oriented towards theory and includes strong methodological and algorithmic components. It is thus located at the interface of a number of other sciences. [+]

Overview The master´s degree programme in computer science is based on a bachelor’s degree programme in computer science. The aim is to prepare graduate students for a scientific career. The focus is on independent thinking and decision making. The master´s degree programme facilitates the acquisition of specialised knowledge in the following areas: ■ Algorithms ■ Software technology ■ Intelligent systems ■ IT security ■ Computer graphics and visualisation ■ Media ■ Multimedia systems Career Opportunities Knowledge of computer science can be used in almost every aspect of life – from industry and the services sector to public administration, teaching and research. Graduates specifically deal with support in modelling, design, implementation, assessment and application of complex software systems. Required abilities range from diverse programming tasks and developing modern multimedia solutions to dealing with new media. Fact-Box ■ Study duration: 4 Semesters ■ ECTS Credits: 120 ■ Final degree “Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.) which is equivalent to a Master of Science degree. Registration For this master´s degree programme, a registration process is required. To get more information on the process including the required documents, deadlines, cost, etc. please follow the link below: ► http://register.tugraz.at/computerscience For students who completed the following bachelor programmes at Graz University of Technology, the registration process is not required: Telematics, Computer Science, Software Development and Business Management, Technical Mathematics, Mathematics. Scholarship TU Graz offers scholarships for the best two international students admitted to the master´s degree programme (€ 10.000 plus tuition fee). No additional application needed, candidates will be selected on the basis of their application for the master´s degree programme. [-]

MSc

Master in Advanced Materials Science

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2016 Austria Graz

The four-semester master’s programme - Advanced Materials Science trains materials scientists in all aspects of the development, characterisation and application of new materials. [+]

The four-semester master’s programme trains materials scientists in all aspects of the development, characterisation and application of new materials. The development of new materials can be regarded as a foundation on which to open up future-oriented applications. A prerequisite for this is an interdisciplinary knowledge of chemistry, physics and engineering and this is acquired in the master’s programme. An area of concentration can be chosen from the fields of “Metallic and Ceramic Materials”, “Semiconductor Process Engineering and Nanotechnology” and “Polymer Sciences and Plastics Engineering.”

 

The master’s programme builds on the content of a bachelor’s programme in a suitable specialised area, as for instance in the following bachelor’s programmes: Mechanical Engineering and Business Economics, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry, Technical Chemistry, Physics, Technical Physics and Electrical Engineering. Graduates are awarded the academic degree of “Diplom-Ingenieurin” or “Diplom-Ingenieur” (Dipl.-Ing), which is internationally equivalent to a “Master of Science” (“MSc”).... [-]


Master in Geotechnical and Hydraulic Engineering

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2016 Austria Graz

The <strong>engineering sciences master’s programme Geotechnical and Hydraulic Engineering</strong> lasts four semesters and consists of one stage of study. It goes into the knowledge acquired in the Civil Engineering and Construction Management bachelor’s programme (6 semesters) in more depth. The entire master’s degree programme comprises 120 ECTS credits. [+]

Geotechnics and hydraulics deal with all of what are known as “difficult foundations”, i.e. with buildings and structures that are erected on special foundations. This includes, for example, tunnels, dams, river power stations, dikes or embankments. Among these count, for example, tunnels, reservoirs, hydro-electric power stations and dams. Students prepare themselves at Graz University of Technology for their future occcupational fields in a pratically oriented way. This is ensured by teaching staff with real-life experience and excellent infrastructure, such as Austria's biggest experimental hydraulics laboratory which makes use of models. The engineering sciences master’s programme Geotechnical and Hydraulic Engineering lasts four semesters and consists of one stage of study. It goes into the knowledge acquired in the Civil Engineering and Construction Management bachelor’s programme (6 semesters) in more depth. The entire master’s degree programme comprises 120 ECTS credits. Specialised graduate courses: - Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering - Rock Mechanics and Tunneling - Hydraulic Engineering Graduates of the programme are awarded the academic title of “Diplom-Ingenieurin” or “Diplom-Ingenieur” which is equivalent to the international "Master of Science" ("MSc"). Admissions: To participate in the selection procedure, you must apply online within the admission period. Exception: Students who have already completed a relevant bachelor's degree at Graz University of Technology or in the framework of NAWI Graz at the University of Graz. Please note the admission deadlines. Working as a civil engineer Civil engineers are actively involved in shaping the future. They plan and take care of the entire structural infrastructure of our society. Accordingly there is a broad spectrum of professional possibilities. It ranges form working in planning agencies and in public administration, research and teaching at universities, universities of applied sciences and secondary technical schools, to self-employed work as civil engineers. In addition, they carry out management tasks in constructional, economic and ecological areas, either for international building firms or authorities. All-rounders in civil engineering are highly sought after, since there is never a lack of construction work! [-]

Master in Information and Computer Engineering

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2016 Austria Graz

Students of the <strong>master’s degree programme in Information and Computer Engineering</strong> learn how to handle this phenomenon and to adjust to the necessity of independently and constantly keeping their knowledge up to date. For this reason, the curriculum aims to provide a great deal of freedom in choosing the teaching content, and increases students’ independence and initiative in the way they think, decide and act. [+]

Never before in the history of mankind has there been such a rapid growth of knowledge or the related change in information as has been the case in information technologies. Students of the master’s degree programme in Information and Computer Engineering learn how to handle this phenomenon and to adjust to the necessity of independently and constantly keeping their knowledge up to date. For this reason, the curriculum aims to provide a great deal of freedom in choosing the teaching content, and increases students’ independence and initiative in the way they think, decide and act. The ICE master's programme offers the opportunity to specialise in the following focus areas: - Secure and Correct Systems - Computer Vision and Graphics - Robotics and Computational Intelligence - Signal Processing and Human Communication - Communications and Mobile Computing - Embedded and Automotive Systems - Measurement and Control Systems - Microelectronics and IC Design International Orientation Information technologies are the bearers and motors of globalisation and the expansion of the English language as the lingua franca of our world. This makes the use of English a natural element of the master’s degree programme in Information and Computer Engineering. Stays abroad are encouraged, international doctoral students are integrated into the field of studies, and professors from the international community enrich the degree programme. The master's programme ICE lasts four semesters and comprises 120 ECTS credits. The master’s degree is based on the bachelor's programme Information and Computer Engineering or an equivalent bachelor programme of at least 180 ECTS. Graduates are awarded the degree of „Diplom-Ingenieurin“ (female) or „Diplom-Ingenieur“ (male), which is internationally equivalent to a „Master of Science“ („MSc“). Admissions: To participate in the selection procedure, you must apply online within the admission period. Exception: Students who have already completed a relevant bachelor's degree at Graz University of Technology or in the framework of NAWI Graz at the University of Graz. Please note the admission deadlines. Working as an Information and Computer Engineer ICE graduates work in the fields of independent modelling, design, implementation, operation and assessment of complex hardware and software systems in information technology and telecommunication. Graduates have a broad, detailed and critical understanding of the state of science in several specialised areas. Career opportunities are diverse as a result of the broad field of activity in computer engineering: in industry, services, public administration, and teaching and research, predominantly in management roles. [-]

Master in Mathematics

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2016 Austria Graz

Techniques from a wide range of mathematical fields are necessary to cope with the challenges arising in numerous applications: Mathematical imaging improves diagnostic accuracy in life sciences and engineering and has become an indispensable tool for complex surgeries. [+]

Techniques from a wide range of mathematical fields are necessary to cope with the challenges arising in numerous applications: Mathematical imaging improves diagnostic accuracy in life sciences and engineering and has become an indispensable tool for complex surgeries. Telecommunication and modern payment methods propose challenging problems for data encryption. The recent changes in economy require novel approaches to risc management in finance and insurance industry. Analytical and computer aided techniques allow to analyse and simulate mathematical models of steadily increasing complexity in natural sciences, life science, economical sciences and engineering. The master's programme Mathematics offers the opportunity to specialise in one of the following focus areas: - Applied Mathematics - Discrete Mathematics - Financial and Actuarial Mathematics - Statistics and Operations Research - Technomathematics Admissions: To participate in the selection procedure, you must apply online within the admission period. Exception: Students who have already completed a relevant bachelor's degree at Graz University of Technology or in the framework of NAWI Graz at the University of Graz. Please note the admission deadlines. The study programme lasts four semesters and comprises 120 ECTS credits. The master’s degree is based on the bachelor's programme Mathematics or an equivalent bachelor's programme. Graduates are awarded the degree of „Diplom-Ingenieurin“ (female) or „Diplom-Ingenieur“ (male), which is internationally equivalent to a „Master of Science“ („MSc“). NAWI Graz – Benefit from the expertise of two universities “Mathematics” is offered as a joint program by Graz University of Technology and Karl Franzens-University within the framework of the NAWI Graz cooperation project. Thus, students can benefit without any extra administrative effort from the expertise and course program of both universities – an opportunity unique in Austria! Career Opportunities Due to their training in joined-up thinking and abstraction and their deepened knowledge of mathematical techniques graduates can be employed for a wide range of tasks in industry, economy and science. Possible working areas include: - Modeling and simulation in industry and economy, - Development, analysis and implementation of simulation tools, - Optimisation of processes in industy and economy, - Collection and analysis of statistical data, - Data technology data security and cryptography, - Design, modeling, assessment and risc evaluation of financial products in banking and insurance industry [-]

Master in Software and Management

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2016 Austria Graz

In the English master program " Software Engineering and Management " at TU Graz you deepen your knowledge. [+]

In the English master program " Software Engineering and Management " at TU Graz you deepen your knowledge. Select 2 electives and be an expert or an expert in your chosen subjects. You learn from internationally recognized scientists and academics and benefit from collaborations with top universities in the US. To be included, for example, in research projects and work on current topics with. Reception: Graduates following Bachelor studies at the TU Graz be admitted without an admission procedure: computer science Information and Computer Engineering and Telematics Software Development and Business Mathematics , NAWI Graz All other university applicants and university applicants have a recording method pass. Required Courses General Management and Organization Industrial Management and Innovation IT Security Knowledge Discovery & Data Mining 1 Verification and Testing Electives Select the fields and SOFTWARE ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT each one of the 4 elective subjects: SOFTWARE ENGINEERING Intelligent Systems Secure and Correct Systems Visual computing Web and Data Science MANAGEMENT Business Informatics Industrial Management and Innovation Management and Strategy Management Control, Accounting and Finance The individual courses can be found in the semester plan. Career Options Graduates have broad knowledge of software development and advanced management and leadership skills. Graduates develop technologies and information flows, assume senior positions in management and develop high quality and performance software systems. [-]

Master in Technical Chemistry

Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2016 Austria Graz

The engineering sciences master’s programme in Technical Chemistry lasts four semesters and consists of one stage of study. [+]

Overview The master´s degree program Technical Chemistry combines the knowledge of molecular science applied chemistry, and technology. Particular topics are renewable resources, energy storage/transformation, food technology, and polymer science. Career Opportunities The Master in Technical Chemistry offers an ideal combination of research, development, and application. Technical chemists are able to contribute to the research areas of synthesis, analytics, characterization, and processing. However, opportunities for the graduates of the master´s degree programme Technical Chemistry comprise a wide range including challenging topics in industry, environmental protection, development of innovative materials, drug discovery, or governmental tasks. Technical chemists also contribute in the areas of waste management, containment of contaminants, urban water management, plastics and climate engineering to recycling. The continuing development of conductors and semiconductors pushes the limits of energy storage and transformation and leads to innovations in computing. Improving construction materials and providing challenging solutions in architecture and construction industry are just a few of the unlimited number of challenges, which can be met by technical chemists. NAWI Graz – Expertise to the Power of Two “Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering” is offered as a joint programme shared between Graz University of Technology and Karl-Franzens-University in the framework of NAWI Graz. For students, this means profiting from the top performances and expertise of two universities – an opportunity unique in Austria! Fact-Box ■ Study duration: 4 Semesters ■ ECTS Credits: 120 ■ Final degree “Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing.) which is equivalent to a Master of Science degree. All Lectures are held in English Working as a Technical Chemist The idea of the chemist who works alone in the laboratory producing different reagents and mixtures has given way to the reality of research management also in the field of technical chemistry. More than ever before, scientifically trained skilled personnel have to work together on the testing and utilisation of developed materials. The occupational field has considerably expanded, not least due to this application aspect. Chemists make important contributions to progress in the field of computing by continuing development of conductors and semiconductors. They work on improving construction materials and provide challenging solutions in architecture and the construction industry. Innovative solutions have also been made in projects dealing with exhaust-air treatment in road tunnels in Graz. Chemistry graduates can work as specially trained poison prevention officers in mineral metallurgy and other highly sensitive fields. The development of new drugs and disinfection methods counts among the classical fields of work of chemists as does environmental technology: from waste management, containment of contaminants, urban water management, plastics and climate engineering to recycling. Registration For the master´s degree programmes, a registration process is required. To get more information on the process including the required documents, deadlines, cost, etc. please follow the link below: ► http://register.tugraz.at/tc [-]

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