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JKU Young Scientists in Mathematics


Would you like to learn more about how applied mathematics works? Then the JKU Young Scientists Mathematics program is the right program for you! Participants can hone their math skills by analyzing complex logical problems and applying math to solve tasks.


Program Information

  • Maximum Number of Participants: 15 - NOTE: The program for Winter Semester 2015 is full and no more registrations will be accepted.
  • You can sign up for the next round in Mathematics beginning on Tuesday, March 1!
  • Number of Workshops: 3
  • Number of Times Held per Year: 2 (during Winter Semester and again in Summer Semester)
  • Internship: at the Johannes Kepler University Linz

Why Should You Take Part in the JKU Young Scientists Mathematics Program?

Your Part

Your Advantage

Take part in 3 workshops during the school year

Learn more about the world of mathematics at the Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz

Complete 2 of the 3 workshops and qualify to apply for a summer internship

Experience exciting workshops in various subjects of Mathematics


Meet internationally renowned faculty, researchers and experts and take advantage of their expertise for your pre-academic paper or Diploma degree thesis


Complete a summer internship at the Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz (Note: limited number of spots available!)


Get insight into academic degree programs andf professions - the best way to help you decide what major or profession to pursue after graduation

NEW! We can provide academic support for your Pre-Academic Paper or Diploma degree thesis!

Are you looking for a topic for your final paper? Or do you need help conducting research for your paper?
As part of the JKU Young Scientists in Mathematics Program we can offer the following support services:

  • Professional advising by experts at the Johannes Kepler University Linz
  • Access to special literature and materials at our libraries

These are the Kinds of Workshops and Classes You Can Take

The JKU Young Scientists in Mathematics program is offered twice a year so you can decide if you want to take part during the Winter Semester or the Summer Semester. The workshops offer a bit of insight in the multi-faceted field of mathematics.

Dates Winter Semester 2016/17





November 23, 2017

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Kick-Off Meeting

JKU Management Center, HS 16

December 15, 2017

2:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Agnes Seiler: "Catalanische Körper ändern."

Science Park 2, S2046

January 12, 2018

2:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Katharina Riegler: "Minimalflächen"

Science Park 2, S2046

February 9, 2018

2:15 PM - 6:00 PM

Markus Pöttinger: "Computertomographie mathematisch erklärt"

Science Park 2, S2046

October 2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Closing Ceremony


Who Can Take Part?

The JKU Young Scientists in Mathematics program has been designed for students in upper levels at AHS schools (classes 11 - 13) and BHS schools who are interested in applied mathematics and are thinking of pursuing a degree in this area. Students from other schools are also more than welcome to take part!

How to Sign Up for the JKU Young Scientists Mathematics Program

Registration for the 2017/2018 academic year is closed. Register for the 2018/2017 academic year beginning approximately mid-February 2018 for the Summer Semester.

The next steps for Winter Semester program:

  • The CV Check workshop will take place on November 17, 2017. Participation is optional. Take advantage of the opportunity to have someone review your CV and applications and help prepare you for your internship interview.
  • During the Kick-Off Meeting on November 23, 2017, you will meet all of the participants and partner companies.
  • The partner fair will also take place during the event. Meet our partner companies and learn more about the internship positions and topics for your pre-academic paper or Diploma paper.
  • Take advantage of your chance to apply!↵

A tip for those especially interested in the program: If wanted to learn even more about applied mathematics, take part in the Project Week for Applied Mathematics:

- Click here for detailed information and to register.


How To Apply for an Internship as part of the JKU Young Scientists in Mathematics Program?

You can apply for a paid summer internship position at an institute at the Johannes Kepler University Linz during the partner fair at the Kick-Off Meeting. The department heads at the JKU institutes reserve the right to select interns. The internship is paid and will take place during the summer, You can only accept the internship once you have completed 2 out of the 3 workshops in the JKU Young Scientists in Mathematics program.

Detailed information is available below:

application/pdfJKU Young Scientists, Class of 2017/2018 (371KB, Brochure, German only)

Photo Gallery

Click here to view photos from the 2014/2015 program.

Still Have Questions?

Then contact
Johann Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics
Dr. Georg Grasegger
Ph.: 0732 / 2468 5270
E-mail: georg.grasegger(/\t) oder youngscientists(/\t)