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Vienna University of Technology
Technische Universität Wien
Front view of the main old building of the Vienna University of Technology towards the Karlskirche
Motto Technik für Menschen - Wissenschaftliche Exzellenz entwickeln und umfassende Kompetenz vermitteln
Established 1815
Type Public university
Rector Peter Skalicky
Faculty ~1,800 (4,078 total)
Students 15,579 (2006/2007)
Location Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Campus Urban
Website http://www.tuwien.ac.at


Vienna University of Technology (German: Technische Universität Wien) is one of the major universities in Vienna, the capital of Austria. Founded in 1815 as the "Imperial-Royal Polytechnic Institute" (k. k. Polytechnisches Institut), it currently has about 17,600 students (19% foreign students/30% women), 8 faculties and about 4,000 staff members (1,800 academic). The university's teaching and research is focused on engineering and natural science.

As of 2009, Vienna University of Technology ranks no. 73th in the Engineering/Technology category by the Times Higher Education Supplement[1]

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The University hosted the IFIUS World Interuniversity Games in October 2007.

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Coordinates: 48°11′56″N 16°22′12″E / 48.19889°N 16.37°E / 48.19889; 16.37

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