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JKU Young Scientists in Electronics & Information Technology

Electronics & Information Technology focuses on the electronic collection, transmission, processing and storage of information. Young Scientists in the Electronics & Information Technology program will learn more about various application areas such as consumer electronics, automotive electronics, aviation and industrial plant electronics, mobile communications, and medical technologies.


Program Information:

  • Maximum Number of Participants: 15
  • Number of Workshops: 6
  • Internship: at a company in Upper Austria or at the Johannes Kepler University Linz

Why Should You Take Part in the JKU Young Scientists Program in Electronics & Information Technology?

Your Part

Your Advantage

Take part in 6 workshops during the school year

Learn more about the world of Electronics & Information Electronics at the Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz.

Complete 4 out of the 6 workshops and qualify to apply for a summer internship

Delve into the exciting workshops on different topics in the field of Information Electronics


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


Complete a summer internship at a company in Upper Austria or at the Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz.


Get insight into academic degree programs andf professions - the best way to help you decide what 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 Program for Information Technology 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
  • Use of scientific equipment for lab experiments (by appointment)

What Kind of Workshops and Classes Can I Take?

The program aims to provide a bit of insight into the multi-faceted field of Electronics & Information Technology. The program consists of 6 workshops that will take place on Friday afternoons throughout the school year and participants should complete all of them. Each workshop begins with a presentation explaining the fundamentals and then continues with a hands-on section where participants can "learn by doing".




November 29, 2016

5:00 - 7:00 PM

Kick-Off Meeting and Cooperation Partner Fair

March 17, 2017

2:00 - 5:00 PM

Vom Magnetismus zum Elektromotor

March 24, 2017

2:00 - 5:00 PM

Regelungstechnik in Bildern

April 7, 2017

2:00 - 5:00 PM

Echolot-System: Möglichkeiten der digitalen Signalverarbeitung

May 5, 2017

2:00 - 5:00 PM

Von der Idee zum Chip am Beispiel eines elektronischen Würfels

May 12, 2017

2:00 - 5:00 PM

Elektronische Experimente

May 19, 2017

2:00 - 5:00 PM

Finde die Kuh!

Summer 2017


Summer Internship

October 6, 2017

5:00-7:00 PM

Closing Ceremony/Certificates

How to Apply for a Summer Internship in Electornics & Information Technology as part of the JKU Young Scientists Program?

You can apply for a paid summer internship position at a company in Upper Austria or at an institute at the Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz during the partner fair at the Kick-Off Meeting. The partner company and/or JKU institute reserve the right to select interns. You can only accept the internship once you have completed 4 out of the 6 workshops in the "JKU Young Scientists in Electronics & Information Technology" program.

The following cooperation partners are available to you:


Various institutes at the Johannes Kepler University focus on Electronics & Information Technology and study the design, implementation and operations of independent and embedded information processing systems. See: for more information.


For over 40 years, KEBA has developed and produced innovative and high quality solutions for industry, banking, service automation, and energy automation. See for more information about KEBA.


DS Automotion is an internationally active supplier and manufacturer of driverless transportation systems for various industrial sectors. See: for detailed information.


"KUKA Roboter" is a pioneer in robotics and automation technology and is one of the world's leading manufacturers of industrial robots. See: for detailed information.


"Sprecher Automation Ltd." is a provider for switch gear and automation solutions for energy, industrial and infrastructure processes. See: for detailed information.


Who Can Take Part?

The Young Scientists in Electronics & Information Technology program has been designed for upper level students at AHS and BHS schools who are interested in electronic circuits and programming and thinking of pursuing a degree in this area. Students from other schools are also more than welcome to take part!

How Do I Sign Up for the Young Physics Scientists in Electronics & Information Technology Program?

Registration for the 2016/2017 academic year ended on November 13, 2016. If you have not yet received e-mail confirmation, please send a message to: youngscientists(/\t)!

The information is available in the brochure below:

application/pdfJKU Young Scientists, Class of 2016/2017 (589KB, Brochure, German only)

Still Have Questions?

Then contact

Institute for Communications Engineering and RF-Systems
Univ. Prof. Dipl. Ing. Dr. Andreas Springer
Ph.: 0732 / 2468 6371
E-mail: andreas.Springer(/\t) or youngscientists(/\t)