Montanuniversität Leoben






Franz-Josef-Straße 18, 8700 Leoben

+43 3843 402-0

+43 3842 402-7012







Academic Staff: 918, Non-Academic Staff: 345, Students: ca. 4.000

ca. 640 International Students


Univ.-Prof. Dr. Wilfried Eichlseder, Rektor

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Montanuniversität Leoben looks back on a successful past and has a long and proud tradition as a centre for education and research. Montanuniversität Leoben is devoted to the theme “Added Value for the Future“ as a central objective in its development.

In its mission statement, Montanuniversität Leoben has established the unity of education and research as an essential tool for continuous advancement and the implementation of scientific findings. Theory and practical experience go hand in hand, forming the basis for sound academic training.

The research portfolio of Montanuniversität Leoben comprises the value-added lifecycle, starting with the exploration and extraction of raw materials, followed by fields such as metallurgy, high-performance materials, process- and production engineering, and complemented by environmental engineering and recycling.  Montanuniversität Leoben is strongly committed to integrating the concept of sustainability into the value-added cycle and enhancing the development of high-tech manufacturing and production processes.

As teaching and research form a symbiosis, the study programmes focus on the value-added cycle.


Study Courses

  • Applied Geosciences
  • Mineral Resources Engineering
  • International Study Program in Petroleum Engineering
  • Industrial Energy Technology
  • Materials Science
  • Polymer Engineering and Science
  • Metallurgy
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial Logistics
  • Industrial Environmental Protection and Process Engineering
  • Recycling


Postgraduate Courses

  • Advanced Drilling Engineering
  • MBA Generic Management
  • International Mining Engineer
  • CorrosionExpert
  • Life Cycle Management in Industrial Plant
  • NATM New Austrian Tunnelling Method
  • Sustainability Management
  • Product Development
  • Process and Plant Safety, Emergency and Disaster Management
  • Quality Management
  • Quality Assurance in Laboratory
  • Recycling
  • Resource Management and Recycling
  • Raw Material Processing
  • Blasting Engineering


Public Private Partnership

The university has a widely branching network of institutions that perform applied research or assist with starting new businesses. These “satellite” institutions keep close contact to the “mother institution” Alma Mater Leobiensis, but are entirely independent and work closely with industry and businesses.




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