Information for students, lecturers and researchers (details of examination procedures, adaptions to the submission and handling of third-party funded projects etc.)
Starting at March 11, 2020, all attendance teaching at TU Wien is suspended. On Monday, March 16, 2020, distance learning (application form) will be launched. The meaning of distance learning is that no lectures will take place at TU Wien. As much content as possible will be provided online and teaching will be reorganized as comprehensively as possible as distance learning. TUWEL is used as the platform to handle the lectures (LVA). Specific support and further information for lecturers is provided in this space.
New measures were announced in early April by the government:"...The government has recently tightened the measures to contain the spreading even further: The reduction of social contacts are still the pivot of all measures to slow the spreading of the virus at a slower pace and to contain its respectively.
This implies that research and teaching at universities and other institutions of higher education remain reduced to a minimum or have to be undertaken in a different manner until April 30: Teaching takes place by means of distance learning..."
The complete official statement can be found here (German only)
From now on, TISS can again be used as booking platform. Please book your access authorization and rooms for recording and live streams via TISS.
Under the current conditions, it is not possible to guarantee compliance with the official safety recommendations. Therefore, we have to inform you that from Monday, March 16, 2020 all exams (incl. bachelor and diploma examinations, board examinations etc.; written and oral) are CANCELLED, as well as all (laboratory) exercises where attendance is required are cancelled / have to be interrupted.
Alternative dates will be announced as soon as a change in the overall situation is foreseeable
If you need support in coordinating your lecture rooms because of the necessary changes etc. you are welcome to contact the “Distance Learning Team” at this web form.
Exams via video conferencing
Diploma or board examinations and viva voce can be held via the GoToMeeting video conferencing system. The prerequisites are: all members of the examination board and the student agree to this, the appropriate technical provisions are in place and can ensure a stable connection. The entire examination must be documented precisely. Even if a loss of connection occurs. In case of a negative assessment, the break down of the system or the loss of connection can constitute a severe defect in conducting the examination and can lead to the annulment of the examination.
Provided all members of the examination board and the student agree, the examination can be recorded (sound and video recording).
Excursions and other courses/lectures outside the university do not take place.
At the moment, the library is closed as learning space, for lending and inter-library lending. At the moment, there is an extended access to electronic journals, books and textbooks available.
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