The "JKU Coronavirus Update" series features academics and scientists speaking frankly in laymen's terms. In a conversation with JKU Rector Meinhard Lukas, they talk about the virus, analyze the consequences, and discuss precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the virus from a health, scientific, technological, social, economic and legal perspective. Renowned experts share their expertise in the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic.
The JKU Coronavirus Update series is a live, 30-minute conversation (in German only) that takes place at 2:00 pm. The current situation serves as the discussion topic. The discussions feature JKU academics and scientists as well as guests from other universities. The video conference will be broadcast via livestream.
JKU Coronavirus Update Series
July 22, 2020, 2:00 pm - The JKU Coronavirus Update series continues with constitutional law expert Prof. Andreas Janko about the current Constitutional Court ruling
The Johannes Kepler University of Linz is broadcasting a JKU Coronavirus Update to mark the Constitutional Court's recent ruling.
The Constitutional Court declared key provisions in the coronavirus mandates issued by the Minister of Health to be illegal. Today's JKU Coronavirus Update at 2:00 PM features JKU Rector Meinhard Lukas in discussion with constitutional law expert Vice-Dean Prof. Andreas Janko about the reasons for the court's ruling and the subsequent consequences.
Here you will find an overview of past JKU Coronavirus updates:
Information about the events and the videos are available in German only!
The JKU Coronavirus Update: "The Current Situation in Upper Austria"
Résumé by Rector Meinhard Lukas
The global competition for the vaccine - Austrian virologist Florian Krammer is a guest in the JKU Corona Update.
The new global economic crisis - The two top economists Hans-Werner Sinn and Friedrich Schneider discuss the global consequences of the corona...
Society after Corona - The great German thinker Bazon Brock and the philosophy professor Julian Reiss discuss the deep social consequences of Corona.
The Corona School Barometer - Study with 7,100 actors of the school system in Corona mode on April 22nd Topic in the JKU Corona Update.
Drängende Fragen zur Sars-CoV-2-Immunantwort - ein Gipfeltreffen von Antikörperspezialisten im JKU Corona Update am 21. April.
In the JKU Corona Update on April 20, lawyers from the JKU analyze who could be held liable for the enormous damage to the corona.
For weeks now, researchers at the JKU have been working on ways to combat the spread of the Coronavirus. In this Update they discuss how their...
„Virologischer Tunnelblick?“ - Rector Meinhard Lukas discusses with experts what considerations are now needed in the second phase of the pandemic.
In this Coronavirus Update, the digitization boost forced by Corona and the resulting longing are discussed.
In the Coronavirus Update on April 14, professors from the Linz Business School at JKU put the company's perspective on the topic.
The Coronavirus Update series on April 9 discusses medical, psychological and moral issues at a Coronavirus intensive care unit.
The Coronavirus Update on April 8 featuring, among others, the President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Prof. Gabriel Felbermayr.
In the Coronavirus Update on April 7, the Dean of the Faculty of Law, Prof. Michael Mayrhofer, explains how the current discussions can be reconciled...
The Coronavirus update on April 6 also features model calculator Niki Popper.
The Coronavirus Update on April 3 is about the automatic tracking of contacts by an app like the Red Cross app.