Do you want to learn how to apply mathematics to address real-world situations? The JKU Young Scientists program in Mathematics not only focuses on hands-on math but also how to analyze, model, and ultimately solve complex problems. Attend the JKU Young Scientists math seminar during the Winter Semester and/or during the Summer Semester (see "Program Information" below for detailed information).

During the summer, you can complete a paid internship at the JKU or at a leading company in Upper Austria. The respective institute and/or company will select interns themselves.



Program Director

Dr. Georg Grasegger
T +43 732 2468 5270


max. 30

Number of Workshops

6 (3 WS + 3 SS)

Take Part and Reap the Benefits

Your Part Your Advantage
 Take part in 3 workshops during the school year. Dive into the world of Mathematics at the Johannes Kepler University Linz
Complete 2 out of the 3 workshops and be eligible to complete a summer internship Experience exciting workshops in the field of Mathematics
  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 the Johannes Kepler University Linz (Note: Only a limited number of spots!)
  Learn more about degree programs and occupations - the best advice for your choice of studies and a career


Information about the Program


The JKU Young Scientists program in Mathematics is offered twice a year so you can decide whether or not you want to take part in the program during the Winter Semester and/or the Summer Semester. The workshop program ha been designed to provide insight into the diverse area of mathematics. The dates for Summer Semester 2020/2021 are as follows:


Time and Date Topic Location

March 26, 2021
2.00. - 5.00 p.m.

Mathematik im Spiel

Dr. Georg Grasegger, Eva-Maria Haslhofer


April 23, 2021
2.00 - 5.00 p.m.

Wärmeleitung auf Graphen

DI Mathias Sonnleitner


May 28, 2021
2.00-5.00 p.m.


DI Florian Aichinger

Summer 2021 internship  
October 1,  2021 Closing Ceremony and Certificate Awards LIT Open Innovation Center




These were the dates for Winter Semester 2020/2021:

Time and Date Topic Location
20.11.2020, 17.00-19.00 Uhr Kick-off Online - Zoom
20.11.2020, 14.00-17.00 Uhr TBA TBA
11.12..2020, 14.00-17.00 Uhr



Sandra Merchel

08.01.2021, 14.00-17.00 Uhr TBA TBA
05.02.2021, 14.00-17.00 Uhr

"Digital Verarbeitung von CT Bilder: Wie Mathematik dabei helfen kann Lungenkrankheiten effizienter zu diagnostizieren"


Bernadett Stadler

October 2021 Closing Ceremony and Certificates TBA


Terms & Conditions

The JKU Young Scientists program "Mathematics" was designed especially for students at AHS schools (grade level 11 - 13) and BHS schools interested in applied mathematics 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. You can sign up for Mathematics workshops during Summer Semester 2021 at the start of 2021.

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 2 out of the 3 workshops in the JKU Young Scientists program for Mathematics.

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

Download Info Brochure

JKU Young Scientists in Mathematics Summer Semester 2021

Sign Up Here

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