Dive into the world of computer sciences at the Johannes Kepler University Linz and experience exciting workshops that focus on a wide range of topics in computer sciences. Meet internationally renowned researchers & experts and learn more about academic degree programs and occupations. Take advantage of a unique opportunity to complete an internship at a top IT company as this program offers opportunities to complete a paid summer internship either at the JKU or at a company in Upper Austria. The program manager will take the students' level of knowledge into account when allocating the internships according to the company's requirements.


Program Manager

Univ. Prof. Mag. Dr. Rick Rabiser
T +43 732 2468 4363


max. 15

Number of Workshops


Take Part and Reap the Benefits

Your Part Your Advantage

During the school year, take part in six workshops

Dive into the world of Computer Science at the Johannes Kepler University Linz

Completee 4 out of the 6 workshops and be eligibile to complete a summer internship

Experience exciting workshops on various topics in the field of Computer Science
  Meet and study under internationally recognized researchers and experts

Take the opportunity to complete an internship at a renowned IT company


Learn more about degree programs and occupations - the best advice for your choice of studies and a career

Program Information


The program consists of 6 Friday-afternoon workshops designed to provide insight into diverse fields of computer science. Each workshop should be completed and begins with a lecture part explaining the basics and then moving on to the hands-on section. Click on the event to learn more about the content. These are the workshops for the 2020/2021 academic year. Unless otherwise specified, all workshops are held in German.

Date Topic Room

Fri 05.03.2021
1.30 - 5.00 PM

3D Game Programming in Unity
Markus Weninger



Fri 12.03.2021
1.30 - 5.00 PM

Deep Learning: Wie Computer lernen, Bilder zu erkennen
Philip Winter, Johannes Lehner


Fri 26.03.2021
11.30 - 5.00 PM

Wie simuliert man ein Verkehrssystem am Computer?
Herbert Prähofer

Fri 16.04.2021
1.30 - 5.00 PM

Echolot – Was wir von der Fledermaus lernen können
Andreas Gaich

Fri 30.04.2021
1.30 - 5.00 PM

Computer Graphics
Marc Streit


Fri 16.07.2021
1.30 - 5.00 PM

Mobile Computing – App-Entwicklung für Smartphones und Tablets

Karin Anna Hummel

Computer Rm. S3 055

October 2021

Closing Ceremony and Certificate Awards  

Terms & Conditions

School students interested in computer sciences and from the 10 grade onward (6th clas AHS school, 2nd class at a BHS school) are eligible to take part. Basic knowledge about programming (i.e. in school or through independent study) is a plus. You must sign up and complete the corresponding questionnaire. The workshop is limited to 15 students.

Sign Up

You can sign up here for this year's program starting October 1st at 10:00 AM. To sign up, click on the "Sign Up Here" button in the info box at the top of the page.
Heads up: When you sign up for the program, we will ask you to provide a little information as to why you would like to take part in the program.

PLEASE NOTE: The kick-off event for all participants will take place on November 20, 2020. We will provide detailed information about the program and there will be an opportunity to talk with company representatives about summer internships.

Summer Internship

Those who attend a minimum of 4 out of the 6 workshop sessions can, if they want to, complete a paid summer internship at a renowned IT company in Upper Austria during summer 2021. When signing up, indicate if you are interested in the summer internship.

Pre-Academic Paper

Are you looking for a topic for your pre-academic paper? Or do you need help conducting your research?
As part of the JKU Young Computer Scientists program, we offer the following:

  • Academic advising and assistance by experts at the Johannes Kepler University Linz
  • Access to subject areas books and materials at our libraries

Info Brochure

Our 2020/2021 Cooperation Partners:

Dates & Events

Closing Ceremony
Jahrgang 2019/2020

October 16, 2020, 5:00 PM
LIT Open Innovation Center, Forum

CV Check
2020/2021 Academic Year

November 13, 2020, 3.30-5.00 PM

Kick Off Event
2020/2021 Academic Year

November 20, 2020, 5:00 PM
Online - Zoom