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Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business

Excellence in Research and Education

...with outstanding achievement in research and education, Social Sciences, Economics and Business is an integral part of the Johannes Kepler University Linz.

The Faculty's distinguished accomplishments are a result of over five decades of academic commitment and activity stemming from a rich historical background. Since 1966, milestones in research and education considered innovative and trend-setting at the time have established the Johannes Kepler University today as a renowned institution of higher education for Social Sciences, Economics and Business.

From the beginning, academic accomplishments in research and education at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business have played a key role in contributing to the Johannes Kepler University's international reputation as well as to the development of networked cooperation in support of socio-economic research in Austria.

Impulse Center of Tomorrow

Our competitive edge at the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences at the Johannes Kepler University is based on the following principles:

  • Openness and Cooperation: an open, result-oriented outlook of society and the economy as well as a strong belief in supporting continual collaboration with regional, national and international institutions.
  • An effective combination of theory and hands-on experience: base-knowledge research and applied research are sustained in proportion and balance to one another. In continual support of dynamic and effective academic development and social and economic research, the Johannes Kepler University Linz continues to make important contributions towards finding concrete solutions for complex tasks.

In regards to education, the Johannes Kepler University Linz is the only university in Austria to offer a broad spectrum of academic degree programs in Social Sciences, Economics and Business. Since its inception and with over 34 institutes and over 9000 graduates, the Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business is the largest faculty at the Johannes Kepler University Linz.

Academic degree programs in Social Sciences, Economics and Business have been designed to not only educate students, but also cultivate and foster the knowledge and leadership skills necessary in today’s world of global business:

Programs in Humanities and Cultural Studies:
Humanities and Cultural Studies (Doctorate Degree Program)
Cultural Studies (Bachelor's Degree Program)
Political Education (Master's Degree Program)

Programs in Social Sciences, Economics and Business:
Comparative Social Policy and Welfare (Master's Degree Program)
Digital Business Management (Master's Degree Program)
Economics (Master's Degree Program)
Finance and Accounting (Master's Degree Program)
General Management (Master's Degree Program)
General Management Double Degree ESC Troyes - JKU Linz (Master's Degree Program)
Global Business (Master's Degree Program)
Global Business Russia/Italy (Master's Degree Program)
Management and Applied Economics (Master's Degree Program)
PhD Program in Economics (Doctorate Degree Program)
Social Sciences and Business (Doctorate Degree Program)
Social Economics (Bachelor and Master's Degree Program)
Sociology (Bachelor and Master's Degree Program)
Statistics (Bachelor and Master's Degree Program)
Business Informatics (Bachelor and Master's Degree Program)
Business Education (Diploma Degree Program)
Business and Economics (Bachelor's Degree Program)

Interdisciplinary Programs:
Web Sciences (Master's Degree Program)