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Welcome to the Institute of Electrical Drives and Power Electronics!

The institute was established at the Johannes Kepler University Linz in 1994.

Dr. Wolfgang Amrhein was appointed full university professor and head of the Department of Power Electronics and Electrical Drives at 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 resulted in developing 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 1, 2nd Floor

Head of Institute

Univ.-Prof. DI Dr. Gerd Bramerdorfer

Office Hours

Mon-Thurs: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


+43 732 2468 6420