Informatics, TU Vienna

Initiatives of the Faculty

Guiding principles of the Faculty of Informatics are to promote the interconnection between research and teaching, teaching and practice as well as public transfer of research.

Several initiatives show this engagement to provide the public an insight into contemporary research topics. Furthermore, the Faculty of Informatics offers special educational programs for master and pre-doctoral students.

Bachelor with Honors Program

  • Leitung: Studiendekane/-innen der Informatik und Wirtschaftsinformatik
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The Honors Program of the Faculty of Informatics at TU Wien targets excellent students from all Bachelor Programs in Informatics and Business Informatics, who are seeking individual challenges in addition to their regular studies. It aims to nurture outstanding students in line with their talents, and to engage them in scientific research at an early point in their studies.

Vienna Gödel Lectures

The lecture series „Vienna Gödel Lectures of the Faculty of Informatics“ aims to gaining well-known computer scientists to Vienna. The series is called after the famous mathematician and logician Kurt Gödel who obtained the greatest academic achievements in Vienna.


(in German)
Informatics and integration - fifty underage refugees are being trained in the basics of informatics and in visual programming.

Vienna PhD School of Informatics

The Vienna PhD School of Informatics involves an intense period of supervised study and research, culminating in the submission of a thesis. Its curriculum covers the main research areas of the Faculty of Informatics, and it is a three-year full-time program with scholarship. The program consists of fundamental and area courses which are held in English.

CIS - Centre for Informatics & Society

The Centre for Informatics and Society (CIS) is a research initiative funded by the Faculty of Informatics at the Vienna University of Technology.

Founded in 2016, it seeks to bridge the gap between academic research and technological advancements in Informatics, and the societal impact and challenges arising from these developments.

Informatics Innovation Center (i²c)

The Informatics Innovation Center (i²c) is strengthening the cooperation with industry as well as the faculty‘s position in innovation development and education. Guiding principles of the curriculum on innovation are the interconnection of theory and practice, the freedom for creativity, and the intense support. Students are educated in innovation and entrepreneurship from an international perspective within ICT.