International Welcome Center and Student Ombuds Office.

We provide assistance and academic advising services for both degree-seeking international students as well as international JKU employees.
We also mediate in matters between international students, the JKU faculty, and administrative offices as well as students in the MORE program.

Our department consists of the following three offices:

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us. We would be happy to meet with you! Our office hours are as follows:

Weekday Time
Monday 10.00 AM - 3.00 PM
Tuesday 9.00 AM - 11.00 AM
Wednesday 12.00 PM - 4.00 PM
Thursday 10.00 AM - 3.00 PM


The IWC will be closed on Monday, May 23 and on Tuesday, May 24.
On May 30 the office will be open from 11.00 AM to 03.00 PM.

Thank you for your understanding!

Please adhere to the current Coronavirus safety mandates and wear a FFP2 face mask)

If you would like to schedule an appointment (on-site or via Zoom), please do not hesitate to contact us.

The IWC hosted an open house for all employees and students on May 5, 2022!
Here you can find the photos!

International Welcome Center and Student Ombuds Office


Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz


Bank Building, Ground Floor
Entrance outside, opposite the Management Center


+43 732 2468 3050

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Direct Aid for Students Affected by the War in Ukraine


Social Commitment & Help Aid Organizations Current links to various aid organizations and institutions.


International Welcome Center


Student Ombuds Office


MORE Initiative for Refugees