Electronics & Information Technology focuses on electronically extracting, transmitting, processing, and storing information. Students in the JKU's Young Scientists program for Electronics & Information Technology learn more about the diverse fields of application in consumer electronics, auto electronics, aircraft & industrial plants, mobile communications, and medical technology.

During the summer, you can complete a paid internship at the JKU or at a leading company in Upper Austria.



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Program Director

A.Univ. Prof. DI Dr. Christian Diskus
T +43 732 2468 6258

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 Electronics & Information Technology at the Johannes Kepler University Linz
Complete 4 out of the 6 workshops and be eligible to complete a summer internship Experience exciting workshops on various topics in the field of Electronics & Information Technology
  Meet and study under internationally recognized researchers and experts and complete your pre-academic paper / Diploma degree thesis
  During the summer, complete an internship at a company in Upper Austria or at the Johannes Kepler University Linz
  Learn more about degree programs and occupations - the best advice for your choice of studies and a career

Information about the Program


The program consists of 9 Friday-afternoon workshops held during the school year and provides insight into the diverse field of electronics & information technology. Participants must complete a minimim of 6 workshops. 3 workshops focus on topics in mechatronics and can also be completed, if interested. Each workshop starts with a lecture explaining the basics and then continues with a hands-on section. These were the workshops for the 2019/2020 academic year:

Time and Date Topic Location


17.00 - 19.00

Kick-Off and Meet-n-Greet with Company Representatives Online - Zoom


14.00 - 17.00

Magnetlager - Die schwebende Welle

DI Andreas Josef Pröll

Online - Zoom


14.00 - 17.00

Vom Magnetismus zum Elektromotor



14.00 - 17.00


Christoph Wolf, MSc

Online - Zoom


14.00 - 17.00

Mechatronische Produktentwicklung - Wie entstehen erfolreiche Produkte?

Dr. Thomas Pumhössel

Online - Zoom


14.00 - 17.00

Echolot - Was wir von der Fledermaus lernen können

DI Andreas Gaich

Online - Zoom


14.00 - 17.00

Regelungstechnik in Bildern

Prof. Markus Schöberl

Online - Zoom


14.00 - 17.00

Von der Idee zum Chip am Beispiel eines elektronischen Würfels

Prof. Timm Ostermann

Online - Zoom


14.00 - 17.00

Pneumatik: Antriebstechnik mit Druckluft Cancelled


14.00 - 17.00

Contact Tracing

DI Philipp Peterseil

Online - Zoom


14.00 - 17.00

Elektronische Experimente Cancelled
Summer 2021 Summer Intership  

October 2021

Closing Ceremony and Certificates

Science Park 3, Lecture Hall 18

Terms & Conditions

The JKU Young Scientists program "Electronics & Information Technology" was designed especially for students at AHS schools (upper level) interested in electronic circuits and programming and interested in potentially pursuing a degree in the field. We also welcome students from other types of schools!

Sign Up

Sign up for this year's program starting on October 1 at 10.00 AM.

PLEASE NOTE: The starting event for all participants will take place on Novembrer 20, 2020. You will get detailed information about the program as well as have an opportunity to talk to with company representatives offering a summer internship.

Summer Internship

During the kick-off event on November 20, 2020, you can talk with company representatives and submit a CV to apply for a paid summer internship at a company in Upper Austria or at a JKU institute. The respective partner companies and/or JKU institutes will select their interns. If accepted, you can start your internship once you have attended a minimum of 4 out of the 5 workshops in the JKU Young Scientists program for Electronics & Information Technology.

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
  • Use of academic equipment and devices for lab experiments (by arrangement)

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Dates & Events

Closing Ceremony
2019/2020 Academic Year

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

CV Review
2020/2021 Academic Year

November 13, 2020, 3.30-5.00 PM

Kick Off
2020/2021 Academic Year

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