All teaching staff and students at TU Wien have had access to the central learning platform TUWEL, opens an external URL in a new window since the start of the 2006 summer semester.

Current announcements

NEW - Fixes, weekly update window

A fixed weekly update window is planned for TUWEL from September 2020. The Teaching Support Center team will use this update window on Tuesdays between 7:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. for any security updates and hotfixes without further notice.

Please schedule your courses and deadlines accordingly, before or after the update window.

Distance learning online office hours

A special service, the distance learning office hour, is provided specifically for teaching staff. During this office hour, issues with topics such as TUWEL, LectureTube, Zoom, etc. can be discussed. To give as many people as possible the option to participate, the office hours will take place at the following times:

  • always on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. via Zoom (online)
  • Note: Online office hours will not be held from Wednesday Dec. 22, 2021 through Monday Jan. 10, 2022.

Questions about distance learning

Should you have any questions about distance learning, please contact us at this e-mail address distancelearning@tuwien.ac.at.

The Teaching Support Center supports TU Wien with a package of options designed to continuously improve the quality of digital teaching and barrier-free study access.


TUWEL, opens an external URL in a new window (TU Wien E-Learning) is based on the open source software Moodle, opens an external URL in a new window, one of the most widely used learning platforms in the world.

The platform is available to teaching staff, members of the university community and students, to support teaching and study. The teaching staff at TU Wien can use it to design their courses with online resources, countless activities, submission tools, forums, calendars, feedback cycles, chats, online and offline exams, etc., thus enhancing their face-to-face teaching. Different forms of communication can also be used between lecturers and students, as well as among students; lecture recordings can be made accessible via the LectureTube service, opens an external URL in a new window.

TUWEL for new students

At the beginning of the semester, the TU Wien Teaching Support Center is showcasing TUWEL to new and potential students. Further information on the series of events can be found on the TUWEL for new students website.

Advice for teaching staff

The Teaching Support Center team offers broad advice on the implementation of your course into TUWEL. Further information can be found under advisory service.