Register to Enroll and the Admissions Procedure to Enroll in Human Medicine.

Here you can find detailed information about the application & admissions procedure as well as the allocation procedure.

Register to enroll and apply for admission as follows:

Step 1: Register for the Admissions Procedure

1. Create an Account

When you create an account, you are registering at the JKU for the first time. This account allows you to complete steps as outlined in the registration process. If you already have an account, proceed directly to Step 2 "Selecting a Degree Program".,

2. Selecting a Degree Program

Log in using your account information and then select the degree program of your choice.

In addition, during this step we require:

  • Information about your educational background
  • Information about your nationality (PDF, opens a file) (On account of the quota of spots - Austria, EU, third-country nationals)
  • Payment of €110 administrative fee directly via the online registration system. You can pay by credit card (Mastercard, Visa), online bank transfer, or using PayPal.

Deadline to Register and Pay the Required Fee

Register and pay the required administrative fee before the deadline: 

Academic Year Start End
Winter Semester 2023 March 1, 2023 March 31, 2023

Once you have entered your details, you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive confirmation, please check your spam folder or send an inquiry e-mail to: aufnahmeverfahren(at)

Once you are registered and have paid the administrative fee, you will also be registered for "Step 3 - Admissions Procedure".

Please note:

  • Please make sure that the e-mail address you have provided is valid and up-to-date. We will send additional information regarding the admission process to the e-mail address you have provided.
  • Do not register to enroll and/or pay the fee using a mobile device (smartphone or tablet) that has unstable internet connection.
  • The admissions procedure takes place only once per academic year. You may not register for the respective academic year outside of the stated deadlines.
  • You must meet the admission requirements in order to successfully register.
  • Make sure you have completed, confirmed and submitted the required vaccination forms (see Step 4: Admission to Studies) before you begin your studies. Certain vaccinations are mandatory in order to work at the Kepler University Hospital! If you already work at the Kepler University Hospital, during your first week of your studies you will be required to show verification!
  • As part of the degree selection process, you will be asked to take part in a statistical survey in accordance with Section 18 (6) of the 2020 Education Documentation Act.
  • The deadline to register for the admissions process has passed. Students may register for the 2024/2025 academic year beginning March 1, 2024.

Allocation of Spots in the Program for the 2023/2024 Academic Year

There are 310 spots available in the Bachelor's degree program in Human Medicine (at the JKU in cooperation with MedUni in Graz) for the 2023/2024 academic year. Spots in the program will be allocated according to admission test results, taking the legal regulation requirements into account.

120 students will start their studies at MedUni in Graz and 190 students will start at the JKU Linz. Student allocation during the first four semesters of the program is carried out according to the following policy:

Still Have Questions?

Then contact us, or take a look at the regulations regarding admission restrictions for the Bachelor's degree program in Human Medicine

Allocation Policy

Allocation is carried out automatically, taking the following into account

  • proximity to one of the two universities (Linz or Graz) based on your area of residence that you indicated during the admissions procedure, or,
  • the preference you indicated when registering during the admissions procedure.

If students cannot be clearly allocated based on the above criteria, the decision will be made randomly.

Please note:

  • Starting in the 5th semester of the program, those who spent the first four semesters studying at MedUni in Graz will then continue their medical studies at the JKU Linz. See the curriculum for detailed information.

Step 2: Info Session (optional)

You will receive an invitation to the information session. All registered prospective students are invited.



  • Information about the admissions procedure and admission to the program
  • Test details as well as information and tips about the MedAT test
  • Answers to any open questions

A recording of the information session about the 2023 MedAT admissions procedure is available at:, opens an external URL in a new window


Info Session


May 3, 2023, 4:00 PM


Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz

Step 3: The Admissions Test


Time Program Point
Beg. 7.15 AM On-site test registration begins
9.00 AM Testing begins

Approx. 12.00 - 1.00 PM



Approx. 5:00 PM Testing ends

What you need to bring to the test:

  • An official, valid photo ID (ID card, passport)
  • if applicable, the test invitation containing the processing number (MedAT number). Please memorize this number! You will need it to write on your test documents. You will receive the test invitation containing the processing number via e-mail approximately two weeks before the test date.

Please note:

  • You may only keep one clear beverage bottle (plastic) on the table in the test room. All other items must be stored in a lockable bag or backpack. Detailed information is available in the test invitation e-mail!
  • The JKU will provide pens on test day.
  • Please note that the test room is air-conditioned!
  • Keep the whole day free!
  • The admission test takes place only ONCE per academic year and in German only!

Examination Material

The entrance test covers the following:

  •  A fundamental educational background required to study medicine (biology, chemistry, physics, mathematic)
  • Text comprehension
  • Cognitive skills and abilities (number sequences, memory and memory retention, assembling figures, word fluency, recognizing implications)
  • Socio-emotional skills (controlling emotions, identifying emotions, social decision making skills)

You can prepare for the entrance test online. Access the Virtual Medical Campus (VMC) at the MedUni Graz:

Test Results

You will receive information about your examinations results and notification as to a spot in the program by August 7 (the beginning of calendar week 32) to August 11, 2023 at the latest. If you are eligible for admission to the medical degree program, the e-mail will contain information about the next steps to enroll.

Please note:

  • During Step 1 - Registration and Payment: Provide a current e-mail address that you check frequently as the test results will be sent to that address.


Frequently Asked Questions

No. The problems have been designed in a way that they can be solved without the use of any aids. You are not allowed to use your own paper or pens. You can make notes, calculations, etc. in the examination booklet and on test day, the JKU will provide you with a ballpoint pen.

No. The MedAT test takes place at all Austrian universities on the same date for everyone. There is only one test date per year.

No. If you have signed up for the admissions procedure in Linz, you are taking the test to qualify for a spot in the medical degree program offered by the JKU Linz.

No. The MedAT admission procedure to study medicine takes place at the same time at all medical universities throughout Austria.

Yes, you can take part once a year. Your test results only apply to the particular year you signed up for the admissions procedure and do not influence any subsequent admissions procedures.

No. If you are selected for a spot in the medical degree program at the university, you must submit proof of having successfully passed the Matura or Abitur by the end of the admissions period in September. Otherwise, you forfeit your spot in the program.

No. Your school grades do not influence your admission to the program; you will be admitted based only on your MedAT test score.

No, but you will have to take an additional Latin exam at the JKU Linz or at the MedUni in Graz. However, the JKU Linz and MedUni in Graz offer courses to help you prepare for the Latin exam.

No. The spots in the program are allocated during the admissions procedure to begin studies at the start of the Winter Semestger only.

Yes. If you want to study medcine at the JKU Linz, you are required to take part in the admissions procedure.

There are exceptions providing one or more of following applies:

  • You are/have already been enrolled in medicine at another public Austrian university and can provide documentation of having successfully earned a minimum of 150 ECTS credits.
  • There is available capacity to earn any outstanding academic credits at the JKU's Faculty of Medicine.
  • You successfully completed an admissions procedure at the respective university before being admitted to the program.

If you have any additional questions, please send us an e-mail.

Yes, but before that, you have to take part in the admissions procedure and get a spot in the program. Once you have been admitted to the program as a degree-seeking student student, you can submit an application for credit transfer to the JKU's Office Examinations and Recognition Services. Please note: you can only earn credit for post-secondary examinations that are included in the curriculum for human medicine.

Step 4: Admission to the Program

Once you have passed the entrance examination (Step 3) and have received a spot in the program, you must apply for admission. Log in to your applicant account at JKU MyAdmission, opens an external URL in a new window and submit an application online for admission to the Bachelor's degree program in Human Medicine before the deadline:


Admission Period

Start of Studies Start End
Winter Semester 2023/2024 beg. August 8, 2023 to September 5, 2023

Please note! Once the deadline as stated above has passed, students may no longer be admitted to the program.


Upload the following documents with your application:

  • Proof of having passed the admissions procedure (a PDF or JPEG of the personalized e-mail "Test Results Admissions Test Human Medicine 2023").
  • A valid passport, identity card, or a driver's license together with your proof of nationality.
  • Proof of general university entrance qualifications (i.e. a Matura diploma, Abitur diploma, IB diploma), all of the pages.
  • Confirmation of any name change, providing not all of the documents have the same name (i.e. a marriage certificate)
  • Any disenrollment documentation (all of the pages) if you were once admitted to a degree program in Human Medicine at another Austrian university.
    Furthermore, you will need the last studies information sheet (=Studienblatt) and transcripts (=Studienerfolgsnachweis).
  • Proof of having had Latin at school (students can also sign up to take the Latinum test during the Bachelor's degree program).
  • A recent portrait photo (JPEG) for your JKUCard (student ID card).

Please note:

  • Please make sure that all of your documents are in PDF file and are complete (all of the pages) and legible..
  • You must complete a statistical survey in accordance with the § 18 Abs. 6 Education Documentation Act.
  • We require your current portrait photo as a JPEG file (editing enabled) and in portrait format. Please choose a passport photo in which you are clearly recognizable, preferably with a monochrome background.

After completing the admissions procedure, you will need to upload the following documents in order to work at Kepler University Hospital (KUK):

The upload link will be sent by e-mail.

The following document is required for certain parts of the program (such as the dissection course) held at the Medical University in Graz:

Please bring the original document to the corresponding course.

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