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Type of the tool

central e-learning platform of TU Wien

for conducting online courses and communicating with students


Brief description

The central tool for Distance Learning at TU Wien.

TUWEL (TU Wien E-Learning) is based on the open source software Moodle, which is one of the most commonly used learning platforms worldwide.

The platform can be used by lecturers and employees of TU Wien as well as students. Lecturers can enhance their teaching with online resources, multiple activities, submission tools, forums, schedule coordination, feedback cycles, chats, online and offline exams and a lot more. Furthermore, forums can be used for the communication between lecturers and students as well as between students themselves. Recordings of lectures can be made available with LectureTube Service.

Examples of use

There is an extensive collection of examples and documentation for TUWEL. Here, an overview is given:

Application scenarios for learning elements:

  • For lecturers, all learning elements of TUWEL are introduced in this application course from the perspective of students (Note: one-time registration is necessary)
  • On this page, you can find suggestions for didactic concepts. They are thematically arranged - exams, exercises, seminars, lectures etc.
  • You can find selected How-To manuals which are kept fully up-to-date.

Video tutorial:

  • Quick-Start: a short (9 min) video on how to create a pdf, an assignment and a schedule in TUWEL YouTube - How To TUWEL
  • You can find a collection of 34 issue-specific videos at the TUWEL tutorial course (Note: inscribing once is necessary).

Quick Guide:

  • You can find a collection of 80+ thematic quick guides (Cheat Sheets) at the TUWEL tutorials course (Note: one-time registration is necessary).

TUWEL consultations offered from the Teaching Support Center:

Screenshot example of TUWEL