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.
In-person student services will be suspended until further notice.
To contact us, please see the information below.
Office Hours by phone
Outside of our in-person office hours, we can be reached by phone during these hours:
|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||10.00 AM - 12.00 PM|
Admission Procedure to Bachelor Degree Programs
Teacher Education Studies Secondary Level (General Education)
as well as the Master's degree program in Human Medicine
|Leave of Absenceemail@example.com|
|Independent Studies, Degree Recognitionfirstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com|
|Registration and Continuing Studiesfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Admission for Applicants with Austrian Educational Qualifications
|Admission for Applicants with International Educational Qualificationsemail@example.com|
|Admission to the University Enrollment Eligibility Examinationfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Multi-Media Diploma Degree Law (except admission)
How do I activate my JKU account ? / I have forgotten my password
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.
How do I get my JKU Card (student ID card)?
At the moment, JKU Cards for new students are being sent by postal mail. When registering, please ensure you have entered the correct mailing address. If your address changes after registration, you can change it easily in KUSSS under "My Data".
If you have studied at the JKU for a longer period or if your card has expired or is not working, please contact us by sending an e-mail to: email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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) by send an e-mail.
Please send us the following documents:
- Scan a photo ID (such as a driver's license or passport)
In general, you can send an e-mail containing the documents above to re-register for a degree program.
How can I change my major?
You can change your major within the admission period (WS: November 30, SS: April 30). Please send an e-mail containgin your matriculation number and the major you wish to enroll in to: email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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?
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:
Master's degree programs with an admissions procedure: