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.

Fixed update window

A fixed, weekly update window has been planned for TUWEL since September 2020. The Department of Teaching and Learning Technologies team will, if necessary, 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 plan your courses and any 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:

  • every Tuesday 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m
  • every Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m

via Zoom, opens an external URL in a new window (online)