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 Structure.

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

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 Social Sciences, Economics & Business

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Linz Institute of Technology


Linz School of Education


Interdisciplinary Institutes and Centers



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

Organigramm JKU Zentrale Dienste


Office of the Rector - Areas of Management

Operations Management

  • Employee Protection & Safety
  • Library
  • Facilities Management
  • Quality Management & Reporting
  • University Sports Institute
  • Event Management
  • University Services

Operations Management

Vice-Rector for Human Resources, Diversity & IT.

Human Resource Development


Human Resource Management


Gender & Diversity Management


Information Management

  • User Systems
  • User Services
  • Networks & Telephone Systems
  • Server Operations
  • Web and Media
  • Scientific Computing


Special Organizational Departments.

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