The Statistics program at the JKU is the only academic degree program in Austria to be certified by EMO for an additional four years.
The "European Master in Official Statistics" (EMOS) is a label awarded by the European Union (European Statistical System Committee) to existing Master’s degree programs. The additional educational and training program in official statistics is part of the framework for Master's degree programs in Europe. The certificate also gives students in this English-language Master's degree program an opportunity to earn an additional, professionally attractive certificate as an expert in the field of official statistics, giving graduates a competitive advantage in the field of official statistics on both a national and an international level. The certification is valid to 2024.