University of Leoben


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University of Leoben History                                      

University of Leoben also known as Montanuniversitat Leoben is an Austrian university located in Leoben, Styria. The university was established as Steiermarkisch Standische Montanlehranstalt in year 1840 in Vordernburg but was moved to Leoben in 1849.

University of Leoben Programs, Courses, and Schools

University of Leoben specializes in offering programs in Mining, Material Sciences, and Metallurgy. The university offers these programs at the undergraduate and graduate level along with few diploma programs.

University of Leoben offers subjects such as Analytical and Physical Chemistry, Polymer Engineering and Science, Geoscience and Geophysics, Mathematics and Information Technology, Structural and Functional Ceramics, and Electrical Engineering.

University of Leoben Campuses

University of Leoben has its campus located in Leoben, Styria in Austria. The university offers a comprehensive range of services to its students including state-of-the-art classrooms and laboratories, housing facilities, and computer labs to name a few.

University of Leoben also offers facilities such as international student desk, student support services, dedicated study spaces, dining facilities, sports facilities, and library which comprises of number of digital and print resources.

University of Leoben Achievements

University of Leoben is ranked 35th in the world for Mining and Mineral Engineering in Shanghai Rankings of 2018 and 15th in Metallurgical Engineering.

University of Leoben is also ranked higher than RWTH Aachen in the field of Metallurgical Engineering and ranks 2nd in Europe in the rankings compiled by Global Ranking of Academic Subjects.

University of Leoben USP

University of Leoben offers a range of scholarships aimed at assisting students with financial hardships and those with excellent academic record.

University of Leoben is also member of TU Austria, a congregation of three leading Austrian universities offering state-of-the-art research facilities for students wishing to study Metallurgy and Mineral Engineering and related fields.

University of Leoben Notable Alumni

Alojz Križman (Slovene Politician), Georg Preidler (Austrian Cyclist), Rudolf Streicher (Austrian Politician), and Zygmunt Szczotkowski (Polish Mining Engineer).


University of Leoben Application Requirements


IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in Austria. To be able to get a successful admission in University of Leoben in Austria students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.

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University of Leoben Deadlines

Bachelors: February and September

Masters: February and September

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific requirements

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