Space for the Degree That's Right For You.

Are you interested in studying at the JKU? Or are you already studying at another university and would like to transfer? No problem! Here you will find all of the information you need to make your decision. If you have any questions, we are more than happy to help you!


The JKU & You


Linz is one of the best locations to pursue an academic degree due to the number of innovative companies located in close proximity in and around Upper Austria. During your studies, close contact and ties to industrial companies and businesses can be established.
The JKU is one of Austria’s youngest universities (founded in 1966) and a future-oriented institution of higher learning. The university recognizes important, cutting-edge trends and has created new, contemporary curricula of degree programs for students. Numerous institutes collaborate with large industrial businesses as well as small and medium-sized companies. These cooperation efforts have produced a synergy effect which continue to benefit both faculty and students.
The largest faculty at the JKU is the only one in the nation that offers a full spectrum of courses in social and economic sciences.

Courses offered yesterday at the JKU were the future: as one of the few universities in Europe, the JKU has a setting for virtual worlds and was the first Austrian university to introduce a wireless campus. Via laptops and notebooks, students have easy access to our local network which supports research and education. Modern information and communication technologies can assist in managing a student's workload.

The JKU operates one of the most modern and manageable campuses in Austria and has become a place for students, faculty and staff alike to study, communicate and engage in discussion. There is no “mass university”; our central focus is individual mentoring.

The JKU is a distinguished institution of higher learning both nationally and internationally due to its forward-thinking direction.


If you are a prospective student or already enrolled at the JKU, click on our A - Z index to find out more about anything you want to know.

Studies from A-Z


In order to help make your start as easy as possible, we have created a guide to give you step-by-step information ranging from admission to course registration.

Take Your First Steps


As a new student, all of the new information you receive can make it hard to keep track of everything. At JKU, however, we offer numerous services to help you transition smoothly during the first semester.

Services at the JKU


The JKU has many different programs for high school classes and individual prospective students.

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Why Study at the JKU?

There are many good reasons to pursue a degree at the JKU!

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How to Start Your Studies.

First Steps to Your Degree

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Dates & Deadlines.

Semester dates, enrollment and admission deadlines, lecture free periods, and holidays etc.

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Space for Your Major.

Bachelor's and Diploma Degrees at the JKU