Programs for Teens and Kids Ages 4+.

Please note: Workshops are currently not being offered due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Programs for Gifted Students

  • COOL Mini Club* (ages 7-11) Fri. 2:30 – 4:30 PM, every 2 weeks
  • COOL Talent Club* (ages 10-15) Thurs. 4:00 - 6:00 PM, every 2 weeks

* Sign up at: Talente OÖ

Topic Days & Workshops (Dates announced on an individual basis)

  • Computer Science "Taster" (age 4+, with an accompanying parent or guardian)
  • CSI Computer Science
  • Let’s Dance Informatics
  • Robotics Week
  • Program to become a "Digital Literacy and IT" tutor

Projects & Pre-Academic Papers (Send inquiries to:

  • Conduct research for Matura projects and other (interdisciplinary) projects
  • Topic pool for pre-academic papers and Matura projects
  • Take part in research or school development projects
  • Take part in helping to write academic articles

Internships & Work Opportunities

  • "Taster" internship and career guidance during the academic year
  • Summer internship (such as a mandatory internship in computer science or childcare, etc.)
  • Work as a school tutor at workshops at your own school, at the JKU, or in the computer workshop for kids during the academic year


  • "Biber der Informatik"

Choose from the following:

Linz School of Education



Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz


Altenbergerstraße 54, Ground Floor

Office Hours

Mon-Thurs: 8.00 AM - 3.45 PM

Cool Club

Every Friday from 2:30 - 4:30 PM (beginning April 26, 2019)
or by advanced appointment for groups

Maximum Number of Participants

Suitable for
Children between the ages of 7 - 11

Do you think that computer science means programming, screens, and boredom? Let us show you that this is not the case. The COOL Club let's you create your own project with bees, legos, dance and even fashion.

Sign up online for COOL Club

COOL Talent Club

Every second Thursday from 4:00 - 6:00 PM (begins: October 25, 2018)

Maximum Number of Participants

Suitable for
Class level 5 to 9

How are fingerprints digitally processed and used to investigate crimes? How do you make clothing shine, blink or beep? Students in the JKU's COOL Lab's Talent Club can learn the answer to these questions and more. They add their own ideas, take part in existing research projects, implement individual project ideas in teams together with JKU students and academic faculty members or develop creative products to present to family, friends, and the public at the closing event.

Sign up here: Talente OÖ.

COOL Mini Club

Every Friday, 2:00 - 4:00 PM (beginning April 26, 2019)

Maximum Number of Participants

Suitable for
Class level 2 to 5

How can an alien with only 2-fingers count? How do images learn to run? How can robots learn to dance? Interested students at the Johannes Kepler University's COOL Mini Club can learn the answers to these questions in engineering and natural sciences and more. We welcome all of the students' ideas and encourage participation in existing research projects or implementing individual project ideas as part of a team with JKU students and faculty members or even developing creative products to present to friends, family, and the public at the closing event.

Sign up here: Talente OÖ.

Cancellation Policy
If your child cannot attend for some reason, please let us know by contacting Ms. Kröhn (0732 2468 7954 or, Mondays - Thursday.

Beaver Competition, including Preparation

November 5 - 16, 2018

Suitable for
Classes 3 to 13

Become a beaver in computer science at the COOL Lab computer science workshop. After a preparatory workshop, students or school classes will be able to take part in the "Biber Wettbewerb" from November 5 to 16, 2018, together at the COOL Lab. Please note: limited number of participants!

Are you interested? Then send an e-mail to:

Tutoring Program for "Ditigal Literacy and IT"

Beginning March 19, 2019, 2:00 PM, 2-week intervals

Suitable for
School students in the 7th class onwards

Reverse school: Would you like a chance to teach your teachers and assign them homework? Then become a student tutor for "Digital Literacy and IT. You will learn computer science concepts as outlined in the teaching plan for "Digital Literacy" and teach these concepts to your classmates and teachers. Together with our educators and trainers, you can support digital literacy at your school in different subject areas while developing your own IT skills at the same time and taking part in an international project.

Would you like to be a tutor? Then please print and fill out the registration form and send a scanned copy to: