Informatics, TU Vienna

Faculty of Informatics, TU Wien

The Faculty of Informatics at TU Wien is the gravitational center of informatics in Austria. Our faculty is the country’s largest research and educational institution in the area of informatics and business informatics.


Geraldine Fitzpatrick selected as ACM Distinguished Member. Prestigious distinction for the Head of the Institute for Design and Assessment of Technology
Fri, December 2, 2016 — Auszeichnung, Forschung

Events and Dates

Panel discussion: Why Computer Science matters. A Janus-faced role in the 21st century
Tue, December 13, 2016 18:00 –19:30 — TU Wien, FH Hörsaal 8 — Veranstaltung

Summary event of CDL-Flex. Christian Doppler Laboratory gives an overview of main research results in a festive context
Tue, December 13, 2016 15:00 –18:00 — TU Wien, Zemanek-Hörsaal — Forschung, Veranstaltung

Visual Computing Trends Symposium 2017. The symposium will give you an overview of future developments in Visual Computing by top-level invited experts.
Thu, January 26, 2017 08:30 –17:30 — Tech Gate Vienna — Forschung, Konferenz, Veranstaltung

i²c StartAcademy. Call for applications
Tue, February 21 – Thu, February 23, 2017 — Course, Lehre

About the Faculty of Informatics

Informatics and business informatics are young and innovative disciplines which play a central role in our modern information society. The application of these disciplines, information and communication technologies (ICT), is gradually penetrating into all areas of life and evolving at a rapid pace. The development and use of ICT is affecting not just business and administration but the personal lives of a growing number of people.

The key role of informatics calls for intensive efforts in research and teaching. The Faculty of Informatics strives to play an active role in national and international research. Its activities are guided by the principles of academic excellence, the networking of research and teaching, and by a sense of awareness for the social responsibility it has.

The major fields of studies are computer science and business informatics, which are the biggest and fourth biggest courses of study, respectively, at Vienna University of Technology. The five main research areas are Distributed and Parallel Systems, Logic and Computation, Business Informatics, Computer Engineering, and Media Informatics and Visual Computing.