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Study Artificial Intelligence at the JKU.

Earn an academic degree at one of the world's most renowned hotspots for research in AI. Drive machine learning forward and play a key role in shaping both our future and how we will live. You will focus on creating assistance systems for cars and households, detecting breast cancer, and more. The options are limitless! Industrial and commercial companies need AI specialists like you!

The Bachelor's, opens in new window and Master's, opens in new window degree programs in Artificial Intelligence at the JKU is one of Europe's first degree programs in AI. There is no other comparable academic degree program in Austria.


In addition to studying in Linz, students can also pursue an undergraduate or graduate degree in AI at one of the JKU's external location in Vienna and, since Fall 2021, in Bregenz, as part of a distance learning program and with just a few days on-site in Linz.

Classes are held by faculty members at the JKU, livestreamed, and/or available via video conferencing. Classes are also recorded and made available online. Students can take examinations in Linz, Vienna, or in Bregenz.

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Artificial Intelligence at the JKU

in Vienna and Bregenz, optional with remote learning elements
Bachelor's degree program, opens in new window
Master's degree program, opens in new window


Bachelor of Science (BSc)
Master of Science (MSc)


Bachelor's: 6 semesters
Master's: 4 semesters

Language for Both Degree Programs

English (Level B2)

Both Bachelor's & Master's Degree Programs


  • A recording of the presentation at the 2022 BeSt³ in Vienna "When it comes to future occupations, digital skills are the name of the game", Assist. Prof. Dr. Günter Klambauer, LIT AI Lab & Institute for Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence Studies, JKU Linz

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  • Schedule Bregenz By request, AI courses can be streamed on-site at the Bregenz Study Center. Rooms are also available for study groups or to take part in Zoom meetings. Please feel free to contact us!


What is Artificial Intelligence about?

Man or machine? Well, both!  Here at the JKU, you will learn how artificial intelligence can serve society - but also where potential danger lies.
The curriculum contains a balanced amount of base-knowledge classes in mathematics and computer science as well as specific topics in Artificial Intelligence, such as machine learning, knowledge representation, and language processing.


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