Current announcements (!)

NEW - Fixes, weekly update window

A fixed weekly update window is planned for TUWEL from September 2020. The Educational Technologies 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:

  • from September 1st, 2020, always on Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. via Zoom (online)

Distance learning – webinars for teaching staff

Distance learning team experts deal with current topics of distance learning at TU Wien in various online sessions. Recordings of the webinars are available here in tile “Webinare”, opens an external URL in a new window.

Questions about distance learning

For questions regarding Distance Learning, please contact us at this e-mail address distancelearning@tuwien.ac.at.


Notice for your request

For questions regarding TUWEL, please contact us exclusively through the ticket line support@tuwel.tuwien.ac.at. Please, do not contact the Educational Technologies staff directly via email or phone. We work on the tickets received via the ticket line prioritized as a team.

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.


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.

TUWEL for new students

At the beginning of the semester, the team is showcasing TUWEL to new and potential students. Further information on the series of events can be found here.

Advice for teaching staff

The team offers broad advice on the implementation of your course into TUWEL. Further information on our advisory service can be found here.