The region of Upper Austria is Austria's leader in mechanical and plant engineering. A number of the companies located here are recognized as international leaders in their field. Once the JKU introduced an academic degree program in Mechatronics in particular, many leading, well-established companies have flocked to the university to partner and collaborate with the JKU. JKU students enjoy an extremely lively and vibrant environment to not only complete internships, but also pursue professional activities. You will always be at the cutting edge - a fact reflected in the JKU's academic educational concept.