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Mining University Leoben, Leoben

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The Montanuniversität Leoben in Leoben, Austria is the country's university for mining, metallurgy and materials.It was founded on 4 November 1840 as the Steiermärkisch-Ständische Montanlehranstalt in Vordernberg, Styria, Austria's mining region. In 1849 Peter Tunner relocated the university to nearby Leoben. That year the university had a mere 48 students enrolled.The Montanuniversität Leoben is a member of TU Austria, an association of three Austrian universities of technology and offers education and conducts research in the fields of mining, metallurgy and materials science.DepartmentsCurrently, the university has the following departments: Department of Analytical and Physical Chemistry Department of Polymer Engineering and Science Institute of Electrical Engineering Department of Geoscience and Geophysics Department of Materials Science Institute for Structural and Functional Ceramics Department of Mathematics and Information Technology Institute of Mechanical Engineering Department of Metallurgy Department Mineral Resources and Petroleum Engineering Department of Product Engineering Department of Economics Institute for Process Technology and Industrial Environmental Protection
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  • Our hosts at MUL went out of their way to make us comfortable and well-fed. This partnership has blossomed over almost 30 years.  more »
  • There are two main University buildings - the old one and the new one. Old one is done in typical simple Austrian 18-19 century style, while new one looks like an unique architectural work. But I was....  more »
  • I study there and it sucks big time.
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