Welcome to the Institute of Electrical Drives and Power Electronics!


The beginnings of the institute go back to the year 1994.

Dr. Wolfgang Amrhein was appointed full university professor and head of the Department of Power Electronics and Electrical Drives of the "Institute of Control Engineering and Electrical Drives".

In 2004 the department became the "Institute for Electrical Drives and Power Electronics".

Over the years, research and teaching have led to the development of core competencies in the fields of electric drives and small motors, magnetic bearing technology and drive electronics.


Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz


Science Park I, 2nd Floor

Head of Institute

Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. Wolfgang Amrhein

Office Hours

Mon-Thu: 08:00 - 16:30
Fri: 08:00 - 12:00


+43 732 2468-6420