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Young Kepler Uni.

In November 2021, the JKU launched a brand-new university program for children and teens called: "Young Kepler University".

What is the Young Kepler Uni Program?

The Young Kepler University program is a special program for children and teens between the ages of 8 and 16. This program features an exciting, age-appropriate program of workshops and lectures on various topics, aimed at encouraging kids & teens to explore and discover!

The Young Kepler Uni program will take place during 2023 as follows:

  • Saturday, November 9, 2024
  • Saturday, November 16, 2024

This year, participants can sign up directly to attend individual workshops; workshop places will be allocated directly on a first-come, first-serve basis. Each group will be accompanied by a JKU student and supervised for the duration of the workshop.

There is no fee to take part! The JKU and its partners will cover the cost of materials.

Registration for 2024 will be open October 8, 2024, 10.00 AM.

Key Facts

Program Manager & Contact

Katharina Heidel, BSc
JKU University Communications



Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenbergerstraße 69
4040 Linz

Workshop Days

November 9, 2024
November 16, 2024

Age Groups

8 - 9
10 - 12
13 - 14
15 - 16

Costs / Fees


How does the registration process work?

  1. Sign your child up for one or more workshops that your child is interested in. Registration for 2024 is expected to open October 8, 2024 at 10.00 AM. Please note a separate submission is required for each child and for each workshop.

  2. Participants will be allocated a spot in each workshop on a first-come, first-serve basis. If a workshop is full, your child(ren) will automatically be placed on a waiting list.

  3. There are no program fees!  The JKU and its collaborating partners will bear all material costs.

Frequently Asked Questions

There is no fee to take part in the Young Kepler University program. The JKU and its partners will cover the costs for materials (see below).

JKU students and designated JKU workshop leaders will supervise all program participants during program hours. You, however, are responsible for getting to campus for the workshops.

Yes, children and teens may go home alone provided the parent or guardian has given consent. Please sign a  consent form, opens a file.

Please bring the document with you on the first day and give it to the group leader.

Yes! You can sign up your child for more than one workshop on all two dates the Young Kepler Uni takes place.

No, meals, snacks, etc. are not included as part of the Young Kepler University program.

The Info Point at the JKU is located in the JKU Kepler Hall.

The Info Point at the  MED Campus is located at JKU MED Campus I, in the ADM Building (Buildding No. 2 according to the campus map).

As the Young Kepler University program is intended for children & teens, adults cannot take part in the workshops.

If possible, please take public transportation to get the JKU. The Info Point at the Kepler Hall is only a 5-minute walk from the tram stop "Universität" (tram lines 1 or 2). In addition, the bus stops for the express bus lines 311 and 77 are located close to Kepler Hall.

If using public transportation to get to the JKU is not an option, you can park in our main parking lot for 30 minutes free of charge in order to drop off / pick-up your child(ren). This parking lot is located directly next to Kepler Hall.

Cooperation Partners

The "Young Kepler University" program is an initiative by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research with the generous support of the state of Upper Austria and the OEAD. The summer program will take place in November 2023 at the Johannes Kepler University Linz.


Cooperation Partners
[Translate to Englisch:] LOGO Bmbwf

Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research

[Translate to Englisch:] Logo OEAD

Agency for Education and Internationalization

[Translate to Englisch:] Logo Land Oberösterreich

Upper Austrian Government