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Research Funding "Stammtisch", November 23, 2017, 2:00 PM See: Info Sessions


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Research Profile

The JKU focuses on research in Social and Economic Sciences, Law, Natural Sciences and Engineering and Human Medicine. Under the principle of research and teaching unity, the JKU makes important contributions to society, business, and culture through research and knowledge transfer.

Fields of Excellence

The 2013-2018 Development Plan has been divided into six fields of excellence. Content is on a broad basis and also highlights the areas in which JKU academics and scientists are internationally visible, conducting top-quality research. The Vice-Rector of Research and the Department of Research Strategy is responsible for decisions regarding the JKU's research profile.

Research Quality

Academic research quality is subject to one of the most involved quality control systems that has been developed by one society. With its commitment to the European Charter for Researchers and the guidelines for good scientific practice at the JKU, the JKU strives to secure a high standard of research. The Office of Quality Management and Reporting provides conceptual work toward the development of systematic and documented quality management in relevant areas at the university, coordinating with the Rectorate on behalf of commissioned certification projects.