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Welcome to the Faculty of Law!

Legal norms and parameters govern our co-existence, competition in business, and provide safety and security. Communities of people need rules and laws, and we need legal experts to define the laws that apply to all areas of life.

Legal education at the JKU does not mean primarily learning the law by heart. Communicating legal methods is in the foreground. It's a modern approach that allows students to master the challenges of the rapidly changing legal system and situation - whether in private law, public law, criminal law, corporate law, European law or in one of the other areas of specializations we offer in law studies.

The JKU is the first university in Europe to offer the Multimedia Diploma Degree Program in Law.  First introduced at the JKU in 2004, the program boasts over 850 online students a year.

In addition to pursuing well-known legal professions such as becoming an attorney or judge, JKU graduates can also pursue a career in business or public administration.

Dean's Office at the
Faculty of Law

Address

Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
A-4040 Linz/Austria

Location

Bank Building,
2nd Floor, Room 208

Office Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8.00 AM - 3.30 PM

Phone

+43 732 2468 3201

E-Mail

dekanat-re@jku.at

Study Law at the JKU Linz

Laws are important to our society, which is why we need legal experts in all areas of life. The JKU has an outstanding law degree program. Watch the video below to learn more about what it's like to study law and how everyone in society benefits.

 

Please note: If the video link is not working correctly, please click here. When viewing the video, you can choose subtitles in either German or English.

 

Current News
News 11.12.2019

10th Anniversary of the Peter Rummel Scholarship - Successfully Funding Excellence

Professor Peter Rummel retired ten years ago - and created a special scholarship program.

News 09.12.2019

Thomas Bieber Presented with the Gustav Figdor Award for Law
 

The JKU legal expert was presented with the award by the Austrian Academy of Sciences at the beginning of December.

News 06.12.2019

JKU Legal Expert Teaches at the Military Academy

JKU expert for international law, Prof. Sigmar Stadlmeier, also now teaches at the Theresian Military Academy.

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