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Graz University of Technology

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Graz University of Technology (Technische Universität Graz, short TU Graz) is a public research university located in Styria, Austria. It was founded in 1811 by Archduke John of Austria and is the oldest science and technology research and educational institute in Austria. It currently comprises seven faculties and is a public university. It offers 19 bachelors and 35 masters study programmes (of which 18 are in English) across all technology and natural science disciplines. Doctoral training is organised in 14 English-speaking doctoral schools. The university has more than 13,000 students, and approximately 2,000 students graduate every year. Science study programmes are offered in the framework of NAWI Graz together with the University of Graz. The university has a staff of 3,912. Research areas are combined in five fields of expertise. TU Graz, the University of Leoben and TU Wien form the network Austrian Universities of Technology (TU Austria) with more than 43,000 students and 10,000 staff. The university has multiple campuses, as it is mainly situated on three sites in the city, two in the centre of Graz and one in the southeast of the city. Alte Technik (Rechbauerstrasse / Lessingstrasse) Neue Technik (Kopernikusgasse / Petersgasse) Inffeldgasse Campus buildings at the Graz University of Technology File:TUG Alte Technik 1.jpg|Main building File:TUG Neue Technik 1.jpg|New Technology building File:TUG Chemie 1.jpg|BMT building (Biomedical Engineering) File:TUG Chemie 2.jpg|A further Chemistry building File:TUG Inffeldgasse 4.jpg| Institute for Computer Graphics and Vision (Inffeldgasse 16) File:TUG Mathematik 1.jpg|Engineering Mathematics/ Geodesy building File:TUG Inffeldgasse 1.jpg|Study Centre (Inffeldgasse 10) 1811: The Joanneum is founded by Archduke John of Austria. The first subjects taught were physics, chemistry, astronomy, mineralogy, botany, and technology, and Friedrich Mohs was appointed first professor for mineralogy in 1812. 1864: The Styrian government makes it a Technische Hochschule.
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