In order to access the JKU's IT services, you must first activate your student JKU Account, opens an external URL. You may only do this once you have been officially admitted to the university and have been given a matriculation (student ID) number that begins with a "k" (i.e. k12345678).
Click here, opens an external URL in a new window for instructions on how to activate your account. During the activation process, you can create your own password (please following the guidelines to create a password).
In order to log in and access the following IT services, you will need your own personal JKU user name, opens an external URL in a new window (i.e. k12345678) and your JKU password.
Use the JKU's IT Services
The KUSSS system allows you to schedule your classes for the semester and sign up for courses. When logging in for the first time, you will be asked to enter a valid e-mail address. You will then receive a confirmation e-mail at the address. You must click on the confirmation link in the e-mail in order to activate your access to KUSSS.
Moodle is an open source e-learning platform designed to supplement KUSSS. When viewing course information in KUSSS, you will find access to forums, course materials, and other features such as links to submit homework assignments, use Wikis, etc.
There are multiple Moodle platforms available at the JKU. The majority of the Moodle courses is available here, opens an external URL in a new window.
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myJKU has everything you need as a student - during the semester you can quickly access course information, grades, exams, personal documents, and quick links to use other websites and applications. The calendar gives you a well-organized overview of all of your upcoming dates and appointments related to your studies.
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LISSS provides access to over 1 million books, 900 subscription print journals, over 20,000 eJournals, and over 40,000 eBooks.
Your personal JKU e-mail address is "k+student ID email@example.com" (i.e. "firstname.lastname@example.org").
All incoming e-mails will be automatically forwarded to the private e-mail address you indicated in KUSSS. JKU does not provide mailboxes for students.
WiFi is available throughout the JKU campus. We recommend using eduroam. The connection will be initially encrypted and you will be automatically logged in once set Wifi up on your device(s). You will need a wifi device that supports WPA2 encryption and an eduroam password.
Your eduroam account not only works at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, but also when at other educational institutions that use eduroam (such as at the University of Vienna, TU Munich, Universidad de Córdoba in Spain, or even at Harvard University in the USA). See the official eduroam website, opens an external URL in a new window for detailed information about participating countries and institutions.
The u:book sale gives you an opportunity to buy high-quality devices such as notebooks, tablets and convertibles within a certain period of time. Click on the u:book website, opens an external URL in a new window for detailed information about u:book services, including the next sales period, manufacturers, and available items.
JKU ePUB, the publication server at the Main Campus Library in Linz, provides access to theses written by students at the Johannes Kepler University Linz as well as an opportunity to publish your thesis easily online and make it globally accessible. JKU ePUB is a 100% full-text repository.