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JKU Young Engineering Scientists.

How do you make a computer chip? How do you transmit, process, and store information? Explore topics ranging from robots that can serve drinks and operate humans to drone cabs! Those interested in electronics and information technology, mechatronics or mechanical engineering will be at the forefront of research.

Explore the world of technology, ranging from game consoles, mobile communications and medical technology to airplanes, automobiles and industrial plants. As part of the JKU Young Engineering Scientists program, you will meet internationally recognized researchers and experts and attend interesting workshops. You can also learn more about study and career options for after graduation.

As a participant in the JKU Young Scientists program, we also offer you a unique opportunity to complete a summer internship at the JKU or at a renowned company in Upper Austria.



Max. 12

Number of Workshops


Sign Up

Sign up for the 2022/2023 academic year is already closed. Registration for the 2023/24 academic year will be opened in October 2023.


Terms of Participation

  • Those eligible to take part in the program must attend a school in Upper Austria (6th class AHS, 2nd class BHS, 10th grade on) and be interested in the field of electronics and information technology.
  • This workshop is limited to a maximum of 15 participants.


The program has been designed to provide in introduction to the field of electronics and information technology. Eight workshops will be held on Friday afternoons during the school year. Students should complete a minimum of 5 workshops. Each workshop begins with a base-knowledge lecture on the subject area and continues with a hands-on activity.


2022/2023 Academic Year

Topic Date Time Instructor Location
Deadline October 3  - November 7, 2022 11.59 PM   Online
CV/Application Review November 18, 2022 03.30 - 5.00 PM Maria Silwanis Science Park 1, MT128
Kick-Off and Partner Fair November 25, 2022 05.00 - 07.00 PM   Managementzentrum, HS16
Regelungstechnik in Bildern, opens a file March 24, 2023 02.00 - 05.00 PM Markus Schöberl Science Park 1, MT442
Magnetlager - Die schwebende Welle, opens a file March 31, 2023 02.00 - 05.00 PM Andreas Josef Pröll, opens an external URL in a new window Science Park 1, MT270
Von der Idee zum Chip anhand eines elektronischen Würfels, opens a file April21,  2023 02.00 - 05.00 PM Timm Ostermann, opens an external URL in a new window Science Park 3, S3 058
Elektronische Experimente, opens a file April 28, 2023 02.00 - 05.00 PM Thomas Voglhuber-Brunnmaier Science Park 1, MT357
Smarte Elektromotoren - Wie wir die Welt energiesparend bewegen, opens a file May 12, 2023 02.00 - 05.00 PM Florian Poltschak, opens an external URL in a new window Science Park 1, MT270
Mechatronische Produktentwicklung - Wie entstehen erfolgreiche Produkte?, opens a file June, 2 2023 02.00 - 05.00 PM Andreas Nemetz Science Park 1, MT155
Finde die Kuh!, opens a file June 16, 2023 02.00 - 05.00 PM Philipp Peterseil Science Park 1, MT348
Good & Bad Vibrations - Mechanische Schwingungen und Schall: lästig, gefährlich, nützlich, opens a file June 23, 2023 02.00-05.00 PM Daniel Reischl Science Park 1, MT014
Closing Ceremony Okcober 2023 05.00 PM   tba


Summer Internship

Those who attend at minimum of 5 out of the 8 scheduled workshops can apply for a paid summer internship at a renowned company in Upper Austria during the summer of 2023. The individual companies, however, will decide which intern will be accepted for the internship position. Taking part in the program does not automatically guarantee an internship position.

We would like to thank our cooperation partners for supporting the JKU Young Engineering Scientists program in 2022/23:


Please note!

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!