Welcome Week is an opportunity to get to know your university before starting your studies, meet classmates and fellow students as well as learn everything you need to know for a successful start to your university experience.
Welcome Week is an opportunity for newly enrolled students to learn more about the JKU during the first week of the semester! You can sign up for a campus tour, activities, fun, a student party as well as an academic advising appointment. We look forward to seeing you soon!
October 3 - 7, 2022
Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
Where (October 3 - 4)
JKU MED Campus
Current safety protocols and mandates along with the JKU rules of conduct are available here:
The JKU Somnium observation platform, the Science Park, the floating café at the by the university pond, dining halls, libraries, the new MED Campus... Join our guides and your fellow students on a tour of the JKU campus! At the end of the tour, enjoy a welcome drink together in front of the new JKU Learning Center
You can also take a campus tour that focuses more on your major; tours are available in two locations:
Are you interested in working while studying, do you need help with the application process, or do you need information about grants and scholarships? Are you a student who needs childcare? Are things a bit tough at the moment in your studies or in your personal life and you would like to talk to someone you can trust?
We offer many different services on campus to help you during your studies, ranging from making friends to managing your time more efficiently. Welcome Week is an opportunity to learn more about these services and talk with representatives directly.
Games, sports & fun are also part of starting your studies! Try out classes offered by the University Sports Institute (USI) or join in on the fun and practice your team spirit playing tournaments at the Raiffeisen OÖ-Freizeitarea.
The new JKU Linz basketball team was making its debut! On Thursday, October 6 at 3:30 PM, the "JKU Astros" played their first game at Kepler Hall, hosted exclusively by 2:tages:bart.
In addition, musician Tina Naderer performed at the Circus of Knowledge on Thursday, October 6 at 6:30 PM.
Discover just how committed your university is to sustainability and get to know the campus from a new and different perspective!
Between classes, you can relax on lounge chairs located next to the university pond. Enjoy music and entertainment or browse the university library's book flea market.
A drone catch net, edible hedges, a floating café, and much more at the JKU - and at any time! If you have time to take a walk, grab your smartphone to visit the spots on the map and use the QR codes for info. You'll find a lot of interesting information about your university. Click here for the map and start a self-guided tour:
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Everything you need to know to take your first steps at the JKU is summarized here.