Commencement Ceremonies.

The Johannes Kepler University Linz would like to congratulate you on successfully completing your degree!

Take advantage of the opportunity to take part in a commencement ceremony and celebrate your academic accomplishments!


Event Management


Kopfgebäude Bldg., Ground Floor, Rms. KG007-KG010A


+43 732 2468 4984


Graduates of Bachelor's, Master's/Diploma degree programs and doctorate degree programs can take part in a graduation ceremony scheduled to be held on the following dates:


Dates Sign up by Deadline

July 6, 2021

Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences


July 7, 2021

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Medicine


July 8, 2021

Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics & Business


July 9, 2021

Faculty ofLaw

for all faculties beginning May 20, 2021 for all faculties on June 1, 2021
September 29 - 30, 2021    
December 1 - 2, 2021    

General Information about Commencement Ceremonies at the JKU.

  • You may only take part in the graduation ceremony after you have received official notification that you have successfully completed your academic degree program or if you already have official status as an alumnus (for more information on this, please contact the Office of Examinations and Recognition Services).

  • Administration fees are € 49 (bank transfer information: Johannes Kepler Universität Linz,, Altenbergerstraße 69, 4040 Linz, BIC RZOOAT2L, IBAN AT96 3400 0000 0262 4815, Purpose of Payment: "Akademische Feier"

  • Please attach or upload the payment document (*.pdf, *.jpg or *.tif, max. 2 MB) to the registration form.

  • If you have successfully registered, you will receive detailed information and a confirmation email.

  • If you cannot take part in the graduation ceremony and must cancel once you have registered - or you are prevented from being able to take part - the administrative fee of €49 will not be refunded.

  • The registration form is only available and visible during the registration period.

  • Parking is available at the university parking lots and regular fees apply.

  • You will receive a written invitation via e-mail containing information about the graduation ceremony and schedule approximately two weeks before the ceremony.

  • You can purchase a graduation cap as part of the commencement ceremony. You can submit your order at any time by sending an e-mail to:

Additional safety protocols apply to our academic commencement ceremonies during the  COVID-19 Pandemic.

  • The number of participating graduates is limited per ceremony.

  • The number of guests per participating graduate is limited and above all, depends on the valid mandates in lieu of the pandemic situation in place at that time.

  • Prior to the event and in due time, you will receive an e-mail containing additional information in regard to registering guests. In order to adhere to the requirements on site, each guest must register in person (including children). In addition to first and last names, we also require information as to whether or not those persons live in the same household. Each person will be assigned a seat and seating may not be changed or rearranged. Those who do not register using their name will not be admitted to the graduation ceremony.

  • In order to be admitted to the ceremony, you must show that you have been either tested, you have recovered from a Covid infection, or your have been fully vaccinated. Please adhere to the regulations and have your ID/information ready at the time of registration. Detailed information is available at Coronavirus – Aktuelle Maßnahmen

  • Please maintain 2 meters of distance meters from others.

  • When indoors, please wear an FFP2 (N-95) face mask at all times, including when seated and during the entire ceremony.

  • A photographer will be on site to take individual portrait photos, but not group or family photos.

  • Unfortunately, the JKU cannot offer the champagne reception at this time.
  • Restrictions on stage: Unfortunately, we cannot hand over the graduation cap.

  • In addition, we must ask all visitors to leave the venue in the building immediately following the graduation ceremony.

  • Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, we may have to cancel scheduled graduation ceremonies at short notice.