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Fast Trader or Fair Trader? Regional or International? The answer is AND. New times call for new strategies and new answers to questions arising from digitalization and internationalization.

The JKU Business School excels in the areas of research, business education, and real-world business practices by committing to the following core values:

Bold and Entrepreneurial

Firmly anchored in the region, the JKU Business School is an academic hub with an international focus. We not only teach our students to be entrepreneurially minded, we also prepare them to face key challenges of our times: Digital transformation and sustainability.

Connected and Impactful

Our broad-based academic and scientific degree programs provide students with insight as to how different topics interlink, resulting in a stronger understanding of companies on a whole. Our graduates possess highly valued skills and the ability to think outside of the box, and quickly become future managers and business leaders.

Curiosity-Driven and Research Led

Each of the JKU Business School’s three divisions(Finance & Accounting, Management & Marketing, and Supply Chain & Information Management) include high-profile researchers working at the forefront of their respective subject areas as a driving force behind a new-knowledge generation. When it comes to successful knowledge transfer, our faculty members’ insight and expertise serves as a solid foundation, both in the classroom and when it comes to real-world business practices.

Supportive and Collegial

Our students benefit from the Business School's supportive and work-friendly environment. Be it a small study group or individual interaction, students enjoy both formal and informal opportunities to interact with attentive, high-profile scholars and researchers.

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JKU Business School


Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenberger Strasse 69
4040 Linz


Management Center
2nd Floor, Rm. 210 B

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News & Events

Event 07.12.2022

MSc Leading Innovative Organizations (LIO) Info Event on 7th December 2022

Can you understand the impact of digitalization on start-ups? Can you manage the digital transformation of established companies? Can you help an organization to come up with new products or services? Or do you want to build your own innovative start-up? Can you use your creativity to make organizations more sustainable and fairer?

The one-year Master’s degree program LIO provides you with expertise to build, lead, and manage successful, innovative, and sustainable organizations.

The program is tailored to ambitious students who would like to become entrepreneurs or are keen to enter the job market – who want to quickly complete their master’s studies without sacrificing the quality of education.

The Masters’ program Leading Innovative Organizations, LIO, will help you fulfill your dreams, making you a savvy entrepreneur, competent manager, or better employee for companies that search for young talent.

It is compatible with an educational leave of absence for one year, as the whole program is organized as a fast-track program, similar to an MBA. You want to learn more about the JKU Business School’s fast track program? Then take part, here you will find the zoom details for today's event.

Thema: LIO Info Event
Uhrzeit: 7.Dez. 2022 05:00 PM Amsterdam, Berlin, Rom, Stockholm, Wien

Zoom-Meeting beitreten

Meeting-ID: 979 7632 5131
Passwort: 184625

The Info event starts on Wednesday, 7th December at 17:00.

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News 05.12.2022

Academic Celebration Business School

First Academic Ceremony with Business School part.

Thanks to Dean Barbara Krumay for the charismatic role of the promoter!

Also a "Thank You" to Vice Rector Stefan Koch, as well as SOWI Dean Helmut Pernsteiner.

A dignified Academic Ceremony!

Congratulations to our students!

[Translate to Englisch:] Akademische Feier
News 29.11.2022

Call for Submissions: 10th Austrian Early Scholars Workshop in Management

The Tenth Austrian Early Scholars Workshop in Management (AESW) will be held on May 4–5, 2023 at the University of Graz. Organized by Robert Bauer (JKU Linz), Giuseppe Delmestri (WU Wien) and Renate Ortlieb (Uni Graz), the AESW invites early career scholars who intend to pursue an academic career in the fields of organization and management, human resource management, strategy, innovation, entrepreneurship, organizational behavior, international management or public management. Given faculty members’ extensive expertise in institutional theory as well as in organizational change, innovation, digital transformation and the grand societal challenges, the AESW provides an environment particularly conducive to research in these areas. The AESW is open to academics in early stages of their academic careers and PhD students who have already completed a substantial part of their dissertation projects. There are no participation fees for accepted early scholars. Deadline: February 21, 2023. You can find the Call for Submissions here.

10th Austrian Early Scholars Workshop
News 10.11.2022

Kick-off AI5production

Ceremonial opening of the European Digital Innovation Hub "AI5production

„Creating the JKU Business School will place us among Europe's top universities in the field of business. The JKU Business School's long-term goals include becoming internationally accredited.“
Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr. Meinhard Lukas
Rector, JKU Linz
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Meinhard Lukas - Rektor JKU Linz