The JKU's Structure

Space for lists, space for requests, space for overviews. The organizational structure provides insight in to how the JKU is organized as well as information about who to ask if you have an inquiry. Who, where or why? Here are the answers.


Organizational Chart.

Who does what here? The JKU's structure is rather straightforward. The organizational chart provides an overview of positions and responsibilities.

University Management.

The Rectorate is responsible for the university's management and is made up of the following officials:

  • Rector
  • Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs
  • Vice-Rector for Research
  • Vice-Rector for Medicine
  • Vice-Rector for Finance
  • Vice-Rector for Human Resources, Diversity and IT

The University Senate addresses all academic matters. The Senate consists of 26 elected individuals who are active at all areas of the university.

The University Council acts as a controlling body and is made up of 9 individuals from academia and the local business community.

Faculties & Schools

The JKU has a total of four faculties and two schools that are organizational units with research and teaching responsibilities. Among these are the more than 120 institutes and competence centers.

Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences

Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics & Business

Faculty of Law

Faculty of Medicine

Linz Institute of Technology

Linz School of Education

Interdisciplinary Institutes


Central Services at the JKU ensures that everything regarding administration at the JKU runs smoothly. It may sound complicated, but it's not: The following chart provides a good overview!