12 Reasons to Study at DGE

Extraordinary people in lecturing and research as well as a low student-to-faculty ratio form the basis of DGE’s outstanding reputation to provide a broad, multidisciplinary education.

As a modern learning environment, the new DGE center is equipped with the latest high-tech tools enabling global collaborative learning. Academic partnerships enrich our student exchange opportunities, while tight cooperation with leading industrial partners increases the number of internships and thesis topics for students. In addition, a tight-knit community at the university ensures a lifelong link of alumni to Leoben.


Multicultural workforce
8:1 student-to-faculty rate
Informal teaching environment


Bachelor, master and PhD programs
Most comprehensive education
Individual mentoring for best results


Inauguration in late 2016
Well-equipped modern facilities
All three chairs in one place

Coming soon

Facts & Figures

45% international students
90% classes with < 25 students
Employment rate above average


Multidisciplinary approach
Highly specialized knowledge
Many elective courses per chair


Austria's top university
Small university, large scope
Synergy between departments

Academic Partners

Worldwide collaboration
Valuable knowledge transfer
Partners for student exchange


Well-connected within industry
Combining theory with practice
Internships at best employers


Close ties to global research groups
Unconventional research areas
Excellent infrastructure


Situated in the heart of Europe
Any European capital easy to reach
Numerous all-year sport activities

Coming soon


Student associations
Sport, music and art clubs
SPE Student Chapter Leoben

Coming soon


Thriving community of graduates
Large network of professionals
Get-togethers on a regular basis