Commencement Ceremonies.

The Johannes Kepler University Linz would like to congratulate you on successfully completing your degree!

Take advantage of the opportunity to take part in a commencement ceremony and celebrate your academic accomplishments!


Event Management


Science Park 5., 3rd Floor, Rm. 315


+43 732 2468 4984


Graduates of a Bachelor's, Master's, Diploma degree or doctoral program can sign up to attend the degree conferral ceremony on the following dates:

Dates Sign up starting Deadline

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
The Faculty of Law
Start time TBA.

Thursday, December 1, 2022
The Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics & Business
Start time TBA.
The Business School
Start time: 10.00 AM
The Faculty of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Start time TBA.

Freitag, 2. Dezember 2022
The Faculty of Medicine
Start time: 10.00 AM
Location Med Campus

September 26, 2022


November 2, 2022
April 12 and April 13, 2023    
July 5 and 6, 2023    

General Information about Commencement Ceremonies at the JKU

  • You may only take part in the graduation ceremony once you have official status as a graduate at the time of registration (please contact the Office of Examinations & Recognition Services in this matter).

  • There is an administration fee of € 49, Kindly transfer the amount to the following account: Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Altenbergerstraße 69, 4040 Linz, BIC RZOOAT2L, IBAN AT 96 3400 0000 0262 4815, Purpose of Payment: "Akademische Feier"

  • Please attach or upload the payment document (*.pdf, *.jpg or *.tif, max. 2 MB) to the registration form.

  • If you have successfully registered, you will receive an e-mail containing a confirmation and detailed information.

  • Are you celebrating having earned more than one degree? Please sign up with each of your degrees and indicate the number of your degrees in the "Notes" field. The administrative fee must only be paid once.

  • If you cannot take part in the graduation ceremony and must cancel once you have registered - or you are prevented from being able to take part - the administrative fee of €49 will not be refunded.

  • The registration form is only available and visible during the registration period.

  • Parking is available at the university parking lots and regular fees apply.

  • You will receive a written invitation via e-mail containing information about the graduation ceremony and schedule approximately two weeks before the ceremony.

  • You can purchase a graduation cap as part of the commencement ceremony. You can submit your order at any time by sending an e-mail to:

  • Animals are not permitted at the event. Exception: Assistance animals (such as guide dogs for the blind, or assistance dogs).

  • Our photographer will take individual portrait photos before the ceremony, and family photos following the ceremony.

Additional safety protocols that apply to our academic commencement ceremonies during the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • The number of guests will be determined in regard to the current safety protocols and mandates in lieu of the current situation regarding the Coronavirus. In order to fulfill the requirements on site, each guest will be required to register. The Dept. of Event Management will send a link to register your guests as part of the personal invitation. Any registration information collected for the event will be deleted 2 weeks after the event.

  • Prior to the ceremony and a timely manner, you will receive an e-mail regarding the safety protocols and mandates in lieu of the Coronavirus pandemic. Detailed information about current safety protocols and mandates is available at Coronavirus – Current Safety Protocols and Mandates, opens an external URL in a new window.