Montanuniversitaet Leoben


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As a technical university with a unique profile, Montanuniversitaet Leoben claims a special position in Austrian and the international academic landscape. The study programs with their specific focus areas offered can only be pursued in Leoben. As a result, Montanuniversitaet graduates have an outstandingly good position on the job market. As one of the smallest universities in Austria, Montanuniversitaet offers students an excellent infrastructure and the best possible attention from academic staff. Close cooperation with industry allows students to carry out practical research with most recent equipment and facilities to meet the nowadays extremely high requirements of economy and industry.

For many years, the university’s academic excellence and popularity has been documented by a number of ranking surveys (e.g. FORMAT magazine, Universum Talent Research, Tendance Graduate Barometer). In 2017, Montanuniversitaet was ranked one of the best universities in engineering subjects by the Shanghai Ranking‘s Global Ranking of Academic.

We are a global centre of excellence in our core disciplines

· Mineral resource production and processing

· Metallurgy

· High performance materials

· Process and product engineering

· Environmental technology and recycling

Which are complemented by the following fields of research

· Energy technology and resource management

· Safety engineering and risk management

· Mathematics, natural sciences, engineering, and economics




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