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JKU Young Scientists

A combination of theory and practice - that is what the most comprehensive program for gifted students can offer school students from AHS and BHS classes in Upper Austria in the field of engineering and natural sciences. Each year, over 100 school students sign up for the JKU "Young Scientists" program and take part in subject-specific workshops at the JKU Linz as well as an internship at a company in Upper Austria or at the university.

JKU Young Scientists is Upper Austria's most comprehensive program aimed at encouraging gifted upper level AHS and BHS students in the following fields:

NEW! We provide support for your pre-academic paper or your Diploma degree thesis!

Looking for a topic for your final paper? Or do you need help conducting research?
Taking part in the JKU Young Scientists program could provide you with the following support services:

  • Subject-specific advising by experts at the Johannes Kepler University Linz
  • Access to books, papers, and materials at our campus libraries
  • Use of scientific equipment for lab experiments (by agreement)

Are You Interested in Taking Part in the JKU Young Scientists Program?
Click on the following links to learn more about individual programs, schedules, and even funding possibilities.

  • For School Students

    Are you interested in engineering and/or natural sciences and learning more in addition to studies at school? Then take advantage of your talent and take part in the JKU Young Scientists Program! JKU experts and representatives from companies in Upper Austria can help you combine theory and practice.

  • For Teachers

    Are you looking for a way to encourage and support gifted students in the fields of engineering and/or natural sciences? Do your school students want to get a taste of academic life during the school year and learn more about choosing a degree program or future profession? Then let your students know about the JKU Young Scientists Program – Upper Austria’s most comprehensive program for young, gifted students!

  • For Partners

    Talented school students + specialized workshops at the JKU Linz + hands-on experience at a local business = your future top employee. Take advantage of direct contact to the area’s most gifted young students and support the JKU Young Scientists Program!

  • Program Overview

    Would you like to learn more about the workshops offered within the JKU Young Scientists program? Check our site for detailed information about the program schedule, the workshop dates, and view photos from past workshop sessions!

Do you still have any questions?

Then just send an e-mail to: youngscientists(/\t) - we can help!