Sustainability is at the core of research, development and teaching at the Montanuniversitaet Leoben in Austria. The university is unique not only in the German-speaking area, but in Europe with a portfolio focusing on advancing technology and the use of natural resources and raw materials. With 4,000 students, the small university offers the best possibilities to learn, research and develop in cooperation with partners in science and industry worldwide. Today, the University of Leoben can look back on a long and successful history. Originally founded in November 1840 in Vordernberg, the university moved to
Leoben nine years later. The university has a very practical approach and of course a long and proud tradition as a centre of excellence in research and education.