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Welcome to Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz

The Johannes Kepler University (JKU) Linz boasts future-oriented academic degree programs, excellence in teaching and research, numerous partnerships in Austria and abroad, and a unique campus with park-like grounds. Although a young university (established 1966), in a short period of time the JKU has become a cutting-edge institution for science, academics, business and the community. Over 19,000 students are enrolled in over 60 modern, hands-on academic degree programs that have outstanding career prospects. Research conducted at the faculties and institutes is recognized worldwide.

The Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business (SOWI) has created its degree programs according to national and international quality standards, thus contributing greatly in an effort to address and solve complex social and business issues. A unique feature in Austria, Linz offers a complete spectrum of degree programs in social, economics, and business studies.

The Faculty of Law (RE) focuses on excellence in public, private and international business law. Transnational cooperation efforts deal with legal issues on an international level. The JKU is the only university in Austria that offers a multimedia Diploma degree program in Law and also boasts one of Austria’s most modern, user-friendly law libraries.

The Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences (TN) works closely with both local and international businesses and industry. Various cooperation efforts yield numerous synergy effects that benefit both educators and students. The TN Faculty offers a broad, interdisciplinary range of academic degree programs and the JKU Science Park provides high-tech classrooms and modern facilities in support of teaching and research.

The Faculty of Medicine (MED) is the most recent addition to the JKU Linz. Opened in 2014, the faculty offers an academic degree in Human Medicine. The Johannes Kepler University Linz is the first Austrian university to offer studies in human medicine according to the new Bachelor-Master’s degree system. The Bachelor's degree program will be conducted in cooperation with the Medical University of Graz. In the final phase, the JKU Linz will accept 300 students per year to the medical degree program.

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