Lecture Hall Insights - JKU Student Podcasts.

Do you need help choosing a major? Maybe you are already in your first semester of studies but don't yet have an overview of everything? Our brand new JKU podcast series provides information about degree programs at the JKU as well as student life on campus!

Our podcast series titled "Lecture Hall Insights - Talking with JKU Students" features host Gregor chatting with students about their everyday life at the JKU. Listen in and learn more about how to get your studies off on the right foot as well as what kind of opportunities and challenges you can expect during your studies. They also talk about their favorite places on campus and student social life because one thing's for sure: Our students are the real experts when it comes to understanding just how studying at the JKU works!

 

Law

A Bachelor's Degree in Law, Unique and Digital
- with Lena & Stefan

JKU students, Lena and Stefan, provide lecture hall insights and share what they believe makes the JKU Bachelor's degree program in Law so special. The program is small - 60 students max - and not only focuses on areas of digital law, methodological security, interdisciplinary thinking (psychology, legal tech, AI, etc.), but also gives students an opportunity to hone their problem-solving skills. During this podcast, you will learn more about why Lena especially appreciates the program's "family" environment, why Stefan has already had an opportunity to visit the Administrative Court, and why the two of them like to browse the bookstore on campus. Have fun listening!

 

 

[Translate to Englisch:] BA Rechtswissenschaften Lena und Stefan
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Sociology

Our Changing World - with Julia & Gilbert

JKU students Julia and Gilbert provide lecture hall insights and talk about what makes the JKU’s Sociology program so special. This program gives you a unique opportunity to combine subject areas such as, for example, labor and the environment, business and technology, politics and culture, or family and recreation. In this episode, you'll hear why Julia decided to focus on research in the area of inequality and why Gilbert feels he made the right choice of studies when it came to quenching his thirst for knowledge. Have fun!

 

Julia und Gilbert Julia und Gilbert ©JKU
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Artificial Intelligence

Learn more about one of Austria's most unique degree programs - with Sezgin.

JKU student Sezgin's lecture hall insights include the various aspects that make the Bachelor's degree program Artificial Intelligence so special. Unique in Austria, this academic degree program offered at the JKU gives you with a well-rounded, base-knowledge education in mathematics and computer science, turning you into an expert in topics such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, knowledge representation, and language processing. Listen in as Sezgin talks about the personal benefits of his studies in Artificial Intelligence and why his laptop has become his "trusty companion". Have fun!

 

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Medical Engineering

Fundamentals of Medicine & Technology - with Stephanie & Kristof.

The JKU's Bachelor's degree in Medical Engineering is a combination of base-knowledge medicine together with subjects in engineering and science. Listen to this podcast to learn more about why Stephanie chose to study at the JKU instead of at a university of applied sciences, why Kristof has already built an ECG, and what role ducks play in this degree program. Enjoy!

 

[Translate to Englisch:] JKU Podcast Medical Engineering Stephanie & Kristof
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Teacher Education Studies - Secondary Level

In between Digitalization and Holding Chalk - with Julia and Raphael.

This teacher education program gives you an opportunity to combine two subject areas or one teaching subject and then specialize in "Inclusive Education". This podcast focuses on why this program not only includes courses at the JKU,  but also how Julia combines teaching with research after graduation, and how, despite increasing digitalization, Raphael has no intentions of giving up chalk when he's in the classroom. We hope you enjoy it!

 

 

[Translate to Englisch:] JKU Podcast, BA Lehramt Sekundarstufe, Julia & Raphael
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Technical Mathematics

A Bachelor's degree to pursue your (international) career in academia and business - with Eva-Maria and Theo.

The Bachelor's degree program in Technical Mathematics combines mathematical modeling, algorithmic aspects, and hands-on computer science. In this episode of the podcast series, find out why Eva-Maria found her internship in ophthalmic optics particularly exciting and why Theo would recommend taking the study preparation courses. Have fun listening!

 

[Translate to Englisch:] Technische Mathematik JKU Podcast
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Business Administration

Understanding the world, ranging from economics to psychology - with Nadine and Fabian.

This degree program combines economics, business administration, finance, psychology, and data analysis. Listen as Nadine talks about why she chose this Bachelor's in business despite having completed a program to be a kindergarten teacher, and why Fabian decided to study business administration instead of becoming a pilot. Enjoy the podcast!

 

[Translate to Englisch:] JKU Podcast Wirtschaftswissenschaften mit Nadine & Fabian
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Mechatronics

THE ideal cross-disciplinary engineering program! Everything from mechanical & plant engineering to artificial intelligence. - with Sophie and Georg.

The Bachelor's degree program in Mechatronics at the JKU brings mechanical and plant engineering together with electronics, electrical engineering, control engineering, computer science, and even artificial intelligence. Listen to this episode to find out why Sophie enjoyed the internships offered further along in the program, why Georg says the best coffee is available at one of the six cafés on campus, and why they both love the USI (the UniversitySPORTSInstitute).

 

[Translate to Englisch:] Mechatronik mit Sophie & Georg - JKU Podcast
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Polymer Engineering

A Degree Program Focusing on Sustainability - with Sarah and Jonas.

During this interview, Sarah and Jonas talk about what their Bachelor's degree program in Polymer Engineering has to do with the sports and automotive industries and how they quickly came into contact with both their fellow students and their professors. They also provide study tips and talk about their prospective career opportunities after graduation. We will also talk about student housing and how to spend your free time at the JKU!

 

[Translate to Englisch:] JKU Podcast BA Kunststofftechnik - Sarah & Jonas
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