Admissions Office.

The Admissions Office is a central contact point for new and prospective students who wish to enroll at the university, disenroll, re-enroll, or transfer. During office hours, staff members provide information about, among other things, admission requirements, qualifications for admission, and tuition fees in person.
 

IMPORTANT! Due to Covid-19 safety reasons please only come to our office in person for enquiries that can not be resolved online.

Please use our varied offer of online services.

 

 

 

Admissions Office

Address

Johannes Kepler
University Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz

Location

Bank Building

Phone

+43 732 2468 2010

E-Mail

zulassung@jku.at
admission@jku.at

Contact Information for Students

Services Extension E-Mail Address

Admission Procedure to Bachelor Degree Programs

Human Medicine

Teacher Education Studies Secondary Level (General Education)

as well as the Master's degree program in Human Medicine

3102, 3182

aufnahmeverfahren@jku.at
Leave of Absence

2010

beurlaubung@jku.at
Independent Studies, Degree Recognition 3104 individuellestudien@jku.at, nostrifizierung@jku.at
JKU Card

2010

zulassung@jku.at
Registration and Continuing Studies 2010 zulassung@jku.at
Tuition Fees 2010 studienbeitrag@jku.at

Admission for Applicants with Austrian Educational Qualifications

2010

zulassung@jku.at

Admission for Applicants with International Educational Qualifications 2010 admission@jku.at
Admission to the University Enrollment Eligibility Examination 2010 studienberechtigung@jku.at

Multi-Media Diploma Degree Law (except admission)

1900 institut@linzer.rechtsstudien.at

Office Hours by phone

You can reach us by phone as follows:

   
Monday 10.00 AM - 12.00 PM
Tuesday 1.00 - 3.00 PM
Wednesday 10.00 AM - 12.00 PM
Thursday 1.00 - 3.00 PM
Friday 12.00 - 1.00 PM

 

In-Person Office Hours

If you wish to speak with someone at the Admissions Offince in person, our office is open during the hours listed below. To protect you and others during the Covid-19 pandemic, we kindly ask you to wear an FFP2 (KN-95) face mask and maintain distance from others. Thank you for your cooperation!

  • To provide original documents (if you have received official notofication by the Admissions Office)
   
Monday 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM
Tuesday 8.00 AM - 10.00 AM
Wednesday 2.00 PM - 4.00 PM
Thursday 10.00 AM - 12.00 PM
Friday 9.00 AM - 11.00 AM

FAQs

How do I activate my JKU account ? / I have forgotten my password

Activate your account at: account.jku.at "JKU Account aktivieren". If you have forgotten your password, click here to reset it.

If you experience any technical difficulties, click here for detailed instructions or contact our Service Desk.

What documents are required in order to enroll for the first time (Bachelor's or Diploma degree program)?

Click here for current information regarding admission.

I lost my JKU Card - what do I do now?

If you have lost your card, there is a €15 fee to issue a new JKU Card. If you have lost your card, please contact us by sending an e-mail to: zulassung@jku.at.

 

I need a confirmation of enrollment / studies information sheet

Once you have paid the Austrian Student Union fee and/or any tuition fees you may be subject to for the current semester, you can download your current confirmation of enrollment/studies information sheet in KUSSS under the menu item "Meine Daten - Dokumente".

Please note that it can take up to five working days until the confirmation sheets are available in KUSSS.

How can I disenroll from my major?

You can disenroll from your major any time in KUSSS.

How can I enroll in another Bachelor's / Diploma degree program?

You can enroll in additional degree programs (Bachelor's or Diploma degree programs without an admissions procedure) within the admission period (SS: April 30; WS: November 30).

Log in to the JKU under MyAdmission using your JKU account information and select the degree program you wish to enroll in.

The following documents are required for this step:

  • Information and verification of your past educational background (PDF)

How can I change my major?

You can change your major within the admission period (WS: November 30, SS: April 30).

Log in to the JKU under MyAdmission using your JKU account information and select the degree program you wish to enroll in.

The following documents are required for this step:

  • Information and verification of your past educational background (PDF)


Please note: If you want to drop your old major, you can do this yourself in KUSSS under the menu item "Meine Daten - Abmelden".

I am currently enrolled at another university and would like to transfer to the JKU. What do I need to do?

In accordance with § 63 Sec. 8 of the 2002 Austrian Universities Act, simultaneous admission and enrollment in the same degree program at more than one university or university of education is not permitted. If you wish to enroll in the same degree program at the JKU, you must disenroll from the university you currently attend beforehand and present a certificate of disenrollment when you enroll at the JKU.

Please note that degree programs with an admissions procedure can have a different admissions procedure and enrollment requirements.

How can I enroll for the Multi-Media Diploma degree program in Law? How much longer is this possible?

A prerequisite to enroll in the multi-media degree program in Law is being able to complete the on-site phase. The on-site phase is offered during the Summer Semester and the Winter Semester. Sign up for the on-site phase on the institute's homepage.

I have already paid the Austrian Student Union and/or tuition fees at another university, university of education or university of applied sciences.

If you have paid the Austrian Student Union fees or tuition fees at another university or university of education, please send us your current studies information sheet to: studienbeitrag@jku.at by the end of the grace period (WS: November 30, SS: April 30)
If you have paid student union fees at a university of applied sciences, we cannot assume the fees and unfortunately you will have to also pay the student union fees at the JKU. You can submit a claim for the Student Union fees you paid twice via the Federal Offices of the Austrian Student Union.

Click here for additional information about the Austrian Student Union fees and tuition fees.

I would like to have the tuition fees I paid reimbursed or apply for a waiver. Where can I find the application form? When do I have to submit the form by?

Click here for detailed information, submission deadlines and to find the forms.

If you have any questions, please contact us by sending an e-mail to: studienbeitrag@jku.at.

I graduated before November 30 or April 30 and paid the tuition fees. What can I do?

Click here for detailed information and contact information.

Do you have questions about taking a leave of absence?

Sometimes taking a leave of absence from your studies can be a good way to "take a break" for a semester.

Click here for detailed information and contact information,

Do you have questions about the University Enrollment Eligibility Examination?

The University Enrollment Eligibility Examination is for those who did not earn school leaving certificates (i.e. a "Matura" diploma) but would still like to pursue an academic degree. Those who pass the University Enrollment Eligibility Examination at the JKU are then eligible to enroll and pursue an academic degree.

Click here for detailed information and contact information.

Which academic degree programs have an admissions procedure?

Admission to the following degree programs is currently contingent upon completing an admissions procedure:

Bachelor's degree programs with an admissions procedure:

  • Human Medicine
  • Teacher Education Studies Secondary Level (General Education)
  • Law (there is no admissions procedure for the Diploma degree program!)
  • International Business Administration

Master's degree programs with an admissions procedure:

  • Human Medicine
  • Global Business
  • Leading Innovative Organizations
  • Psychology

See homepage for detailed information. If you have any question, please contact us by sending an e-mail to: aufnahmeverfahren@jku.at.