Do you want to bring more movement to your life?
– over 150 USI courses are waiting for you!
Each semester, the University Sports Institute (USI) organizes and offers over 150 different, very affordable sports and exercise classes ranging from conventional sports and the latest trends in fitness and well-being to more relaxed exercise programs. In addition to honing athletic skills, courses support and encourage communication and staying fit and healthy.
In addition to courses taught by professional instructors, we organize a series of local competitions for all athletic levels (taking part is what counts) and we offer many attractive outdoor activities (Get me outside!).
In addition, the new gym is located in Kepler Hall on campus (create a personal fitness program).
Find out what the University Sports Institute has to offer in our new compact brochure (PDF).
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Each semester, the USI offers approximately 150 courses. Click on the complete course search to learn more and find individual courses and information (location, times, costs, content etc.) or conduct an advance search for these categories:
You will have to register when signing up for the first time. JKU employees are automatically registered. All others can register at the USI office at the same time as signing up for classes or beforehand via e-mail. Click here for additional information about signing up.
Students and JKU employees are automatically registered and after entering the registration number, you can request the password here and book USI courses from the start of the online registration (see course registration).
The registration numbers are as follows:
Dates and Registration
Courses offered by the USI at the JKU are generally open to all adults. First preference will be given to university-affiliated persons as follows:
|Registration for|| |
|Summer Semester 2021|
|University-affiliated persons age 17+ (students and employees) at universities and universities of applied sciences||beg. 25.9.2020||beg. 19.2.2021|
|University alumni, and Matura class school students||beg. 30.9.2020||beg. 24.2.2021|
|Allocation of all available spots - open to all (must be of adult age)||beg. 5.10.2020||beg. 1.3.2021|
You can pay the course fee either in cash at the USI office or onlineusing a credit card or online banking services. See the Info Box (upper right) for USI office hours.
Additional Important Information:
Schedule for USI Sports Classes
Here you can find information about when courses begin. Individual courses can start later or end sooner. Check the course search for a course's exact starting and end date(s).
|Courses Start||Monday, October 5|
|Courses End||Sunday, January 31|
Classes will not be held on the following days:
|Monday, November 2|| |
All Souls Day
|Courses Begin||Monday, March 1|
|Wednesday, June 30|
Classes will not be held on the following days:
|Monday, March 29, to Saturday, April 10||Easter Break|
Tuesday, May 4
|Patron Saint Day|
|Tuesday, May 25||Pentecost Break|
|Friday, June 4||Rector's Day|
There are three prices for each course (Tariff 1 / Tariff 2 / Tariff 3):
|Many Courses||More Time-Consuming Courses|
|Tariff 1||€ 14.00||€ 18.00|
|Tariff 2||€ 21.00||€ 27.00|
|Tariff 3||€ 28.00||€ 36.00|
NOTE: Courses that have special conditions may be subject to special fees.
See below to find the price that applies to you:
The tariffs cover the course participation fee for the entire semester. The number of dates is limited for short courses.
Canceling up to 30% of the scheduled course dates do not mean an aliquot refund of the fees. If a course must be canceled completely due to a low number of participants, for example, course fees will be refunded.
Click here to view a list of our course locations, including a map.
Many USI courses take place in school buildings that have a strict NO SMOKING policy on school premises, regardless of being indoors or outdoors.
Participation in events and the use of USI facilities and equipment are generally subject to one’s own risk and by mutual agreement that the USI or the other facility owners are not liable in cases of accidents or theft.
We ask that course participants be aware of and participate within his/her own individual physical capacity. Before participating in general physical activity, we recommend consulting with your own physician or health care specialist and following his/her advice. Please be considerate towards others. Accidents will be considered as recreational accidents for which you will be solely responsible for
The new Football Pitch and Beach Volleyball Court on campus can be booked now! Just follow the booking links and find a slot that fits your needs.
Due to the current turf conditions the soccer field cannot be used. Come back when the weather is better! Thanks for your understanding!
If you have questions, please send an e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our coaches are our most important asset. Therefore, we are always interested in qualified applications for existing or new training topics! Apply to us by mail, in written form or by phone. If there is no current demand, we will keep your application on record and contact you at times.
Currently we are looking for:
The students Florian Schnetzer and Peter Eglseer from the JKU Linz won gold at the 2019 European Beach Volleyball Championships for Students in Koper (Slovenia).
The picture on the right shows Peter Eglseer (1st from right) and Florian Schnetzer (2nd from right). The other two volleyball players formed the second Austrian team from the university in Graz.