The JKU Card.

The JKU Card is a photo ID card officially identifying you as a student at the Johannes Kepler University Linz.

You can use a JKU Card Terminal each semester to have a new expiration date printed on the card.

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Admission Office


Bank Building, outside entrance (south, across from the parking lot)

E-Mail Address


Issuing a JKU Card

The Admissions Office will issue your JKU Card once you have officially enrolled at the JKU.


Functions and Applications

The JKU Card is not only your student ID card (photo ID) - it can also be used as your:

The library's printed inventory of over 1 million volumes and subscriptions to over 900 journals is available at several locations on campus as well as at the centrally located  Main Campus Library, at two faculty libraries, and at subject area libraries in different campus locations. A large part of the library's inventory is available in the Open Access area. You can check books out easily using your JKU Card.

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Use your JKU Card at publicly accessible copy and scanning machines on campus. Click here to learn more.

Students who have a monthly food budget of €170 or less can apply for the Austrian Student Union cafeteria "Mensa" discount. Click here, opens an external URL in a new window (German only) to learn more about the discount and how to apply.

Students can purchase a park card for the semester at the Department of Facilities Management. The parking authorization will be booked on to your JKU Card. Parking for the semester costs € 143/semester and can be paid for by using your ATM bank card. When you place the chip of your JKU Card against the black reading field on the machine at the entrance to the parking lot, the barrier will open and you can enter and exit without any additional payment.

Click here to learn more about parking at the JKU.

The JKU Card Terminal

Use JKU "Card Terminals" to print or extend the expiration date on your JKU Card. Card Terminals are located here:

  • JKU Center for Distance Learning Vienna
    Former Postal Savings Bank building
    Wiesingerstreet 4 / 2nd Floor
    1010 Vienna