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 to the JKU. We provide in-person information about, among other things, admission requirements, qualifications for admission, and tuition fees.
 

PLEASE NOTE! In lieu of the Coronavirus pandemic, we ask that you only come to the office in-person only if the issue at hand cannot be resolved online.

In-person services at the Admissions Office are currently possible:

  • Wearing an FFP2 (KN-95) face mask is required when in our offices.
  • Please adhere to social distancing rules.

Thank you!

 

We offer a variety of services online!

 

 

Admissions Office

Address

Johannes Kepler
University Linz
Altenberger Straße 69
4040 Linz

Location

Bank Building, outside entrance (South, across from the parking lot)

Back Office
Bank Building, 1st floor

Phone

+43 732 2468 2010

We moved!

We are now located on the ground floor of the Bank Building. The entrance is outside, next to the Kepler Society (formerly the Thalia bookstore).

 

bank building front office

Contact Information for Students

Services Extension E-Mail Address

Admissions Procedure to Bachelor's Degree Programs in

Human Medicine

Teacher Education Studies Secondary Level (General Education)

and the Master's degree program in Human Medicine

3102, 3182

aufnahmeverfahren@jku.at
Leave of Absence

2010

beurlaubung@jku.at
Independent Studies 3181 individuellestudien@jku.at
Degree Recognition 3270 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 (aside from admission)

1900 institut@linzer.rechtsstudien.at

Office Hours (by phone)

We are available by phone as follows:

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

 

In-Person Office Hours

If you wish to speak with someone in person at the Admissions Office, the office is open as follows.

Please note that there are currently restrictions to on-site, in-person services at the Admissions Office.

  • Wearing a FFP2 face mask is mandatory when in our offices
  • Please adhere to social distancing rules
     

Thank you!

   
Monday 1.00 PM - 3.00 PM
Thuesday 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 What documents are required in order to enroll for the first time (Bachelor's or Diploma degree program)? 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, opens an external URL in a new window 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? 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.

Log in to the JKU under MyAdmission, opens an external URL in a new window 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.

Log in to the JKU under MyAdmission, opens an external URL in a new window 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, opens an external URL in a new window your old major, you can do this yourself in KUSSS, opens an external URL in a new window 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, opens an external URL in a new window 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, opens an external URL in a new window.

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, please also send us your current studies information sheet. Unfortunately we cannot assume the tuition fees from universities of applied sciences, therefore you will have to also pay the tuition 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, opens an external URL in a new window.

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? Do you have questions about taking a leave of absence? 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, opens an external URL in a new window 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, opens an external URL in a new window for detailed information. If you have any question, please contact us by sending an e-mail to: aufnahmeverfahren@jku.at.