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Upon request or by submitting an application, the Rectorate has the right to confer teaching authorization and qualifications (venia docendi) in an entire academic/scientific subject area.

The criteria list Requirements for Habilitation at the Faculty of Medicine at the Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU), opens a file includes the minimum requirements that applicants must fulfill in order to complete a habilitation procedure at the JKU's Faculty of Medicine, in compliance with § 103 of the 2002 Universities Act and the section on the Habilitation procedure, opens in new window in the JKU's currently valid version.

Please also mind the "general requirements for habilitation" on the Habilitation procedure, opens in new window in the JKU's currently valid version as well as the information sheet for habilitation procedures at JKU, opens a file.



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Post-doc/habilitation candidates pursuing habilitation qualifications based on the JKU Linz’ rules and regulations and criteria in regard to earning a post-doc/habilitation in a medical subject area can request that the Vice-Rector for Medicine formally review all documents. The results can then be discussed as part of a voluntary consulting meeting. In this regard, disclose all of your examination information so it is accessible. The form Formblatt Hilfestellung für die Prüfung der formalen Voraussetzungen einer Habilitation, opens a file is intended to assist in providing required information (use the criteria catalog to fill the form out completely) as well as assist in writing an initial assessment pertaining to academic achievement with regard to the criteria.


In order to evaluate the quality of scientific/academic publications, please use the corresponding journal's impact factor which can be determined either by consulting an ISI list or, if you have no access to the list, via InCites Journal Citation Reports, opens an external URL in a new window.



Course instructors who submit a publication in the academic year during their lectureship - regardless of the number of hours taught and the type of course - are entitled to claim affiliation to the JKU as a double affiliation (first the affiliation to the respective home institution and subsequently affiliation at the JKU):


Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Medizinische Fakultät, Altenberger Straße 69, 4040 Linz, Austria


Medizinische Fakultät, Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, Altenberger Straße 69, 4040 Linz, Austria



Johannes Kepler University Linz, Faculty of Medicine, Altenberger Strasse 69, 4040 Linz, Austria


Faculty of Medicine, Johannes Kepler University Linz, Altenberger Strasse 69, 4040 Linz, Austria


For additional information on this subject, please refer to the guidelines "Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen für Habilitationen an der Medizinischen Fakultät der Johannes Kepler Universität Linz, opens a file".


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