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The Centre for Distance Studies in Linz.

The Centre for Distance Studies in Linz is located at the JKU. When you visit, you will find plenty of comfortable places to casually chat with colleagues.


Are you interested in pursuing an academic degree at the FernUniversität in Hagen or at the Johannes Kepler University in Linz, with or without school-leaving qualifications, alongside your job, educational pursuits, and/or family responsibilities? With regard to your personal situation, we will provide information about your options when it comes to distance learning, from the different degree programs, enrollment procedures, and more.


Centre for Distance Studies Linz
Johannes Kepler University
Management Center (3rd floor)
Altenberger Str. 69
A-4040 Linz

P: +43 732 2468-7290, 7291
F: +43 732 2468-7295



Distance Learning Programs

FernUniversität in Hagen

State-approved Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programs at five faculties
Degree programs

JKU Artificial Intelligence

with optional distance learning elements

JKU Diplom­a Degree Program in Law

The multimedia degree program offering maximum flexibility

  • JKU Open House April 5, 2024, between 9.00 AM and 5.00 PM Open House Day at the Johannes Kepler University Linz. Stop by and talk with us at our booth.

    Learn more about Distance Studies.
  • Online Info Session on "Artificial Intelligence" Learn more about this unique JKU academic program
    on April 10, 2024, 6:00 PM

    Learn More
  • Online Info Session for Degree Programs Offered by the FernUniversität in Hagen DATE: June 6. June and July 11, 2024, 6:00 PM
    WHERE: Online via Zoom

    Information about the Info Session

Updated Information

You can reach us by dialing our extensions or sending an e-mail to: zf-linz(at)jku.at. We would also be happy speak with you online. Please contact your local study center to make an appointment in advance and get a link to access an online advising room.


Academic Advising Hours at the Centre for Distance Studies in Linz - Degree Programs at the FernUniversität in Hagen

For on-site advising services, please make an appointment in advance.


The Study Center will be closed between:

December 21 - 29, 2023. and January 4, 2024, & January 5, 2024

Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!





Day Academic Advising by Phone or Online
Monday 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Friday No services available

Our Team

Dr. Josef Reif
Head of Centre for Distance Studies in Austria and Linz


JKU/Management Center 304A
+43 732/2468-7292


Dr. Josef Reif

Ursula Drumm
Academic Advising and Administration, FernUniversität in Hagen

JKU/Management Center 303A
+43 732/2468-7290


Ursula Drumm

Oliver Affenzeller
Student Employee
Academic Advising and Administration, Fernuniversität in Hagen

JKU/Management Center 302A
+43 732/2468-7291


Oliver Affenzeller

FernUniversität Hagen Examinations in Linz

Student Courses at the FernUniversität in Hagen

  • Online and On-Site

    See Courses


When driving into the parking lot, take a parking ticket at the entrance. Once you show your FernUniversität Hagen student ID, you will get an exit ticket from in-house services at a reduced day rate of € 2.40. In-house services is located on the ground floor of the Kopfgebäude building.



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