Explore digital worlds, learn how computer games are created, or why cyber security is so important. Exciting workshops await, ranging from computer graphics to bioinformatics.
As part of the JKU Young Computer Scientists program, you will meet internationally renowned researchers and experts. During the workshop sessions, you not only learn from them, you also find out more about prospective careers and degree programs.
As a JKU Young Scientist, we also offer a unique opportunity to complete a summer internship at the JKU or at a well-known IT company in Upper Austria.
Number of Workshops
Registration for the 2022/2023 academic year is already closed. Sign up for the academic year 2023/24 will be possible beginning October 2023.
Terms of Participation
The program consists of 5 workshops that provide insight into many facets of computer science. Each workshop will take place on a Friday and should be completed. The workshops will begin with a base-knowledge lecture on the subject area and then continue with a hands-on activity.
|Deadline||October 3 - November 7||11.59 PM|
|CV/Application Review||November 18, 2022||3.30 - 5.00 PM||Mag. Maria Silwanis||Science Park 1, MT128|
|Kick-Off and Partner Fair||November 25, 2022||5.00 - 7.00 PM||Management Center, HS 16|
|Game Design, opens an external URL in a new window||March 3, 2023||9.30 AM - 1.00 PM||Prof. Günter Wallner||LIT Open Innovation Center, Seminar Rm. 1. OG|
|Game Programming in Unity, opens an external URL in a new window||March 3, 2023||2.00 - 5.30 PM||Dr. Markus Weninger||LIT Open Innovation Center, Seminar Rm 1. OG|
|Wie simuliert man ein Verkehrssystem am Computer?, opens an external URL in a new window||March 10, 2023||1.30 - 5.00 PM||Prof. Herbert Prähofer||LIT Open Innovation Center, Seminar Rm. 1. OG|
|Echolot - Was wir von der Fledermaus lernen können, opens an external URL in a new window||March 24, 2023||1.30 - 5.00 PM||DI Stefan Baumgartner||LIT Open Innovation Center, Seminar Rm. 1. OG|
|Alles logisch?||March 31, 2023||9.00 AM - 12.30 PM||Prof. Martina Seidl||LIT Open Innovation Center, Seminar Rm 1. OG|
|Closing Ceremony||October 2023||TBA||tba|
Those who attend at minimum of 3 out of the 5 scheduled workshops are eligible to apply for a paid summer internship at a renowned IT company in Upper Austrian during the summer of 2023. It is, however, up to the individual companies to decide which intern will be accepted. Participation in the program does not automatically guarantee an internship position.
We would like to thank our cooperation partners for supporting the JKU Young Computer Scientists program in 2022/23:
When signing up, please indicate whether or not you are interested in a summer internship. Only then will you have an opportunity to get one!
Select from five areas where you can pursue your personal interests while still attending school:
We also provide support services during your remaining time in high school, helping to ensure a smooth transition from high school to university.
If you have any questions about our programs for school students and school classes, please do not hesitate to contact us!