Welcome to the JKU.

The JKU Welcome Day is an opportunity to virtually get to know your university and find out what you need to know to successfully start your studies. Check in for an online campus tour or an online student party with the DJ duo "2:tages:bart". You can also go to the Kepler Hall to get your JKU swag bag!

Welcome Day




March 10, 2021

Online Campus Tours

The JKU "Somnium" viewing platform, the Science Park, the Mensa... Let our guides take you on a virtual tour of the JKU campus and meet some of your new fellow classmates via Zoom! Ask questions at the end of the tour either in break-out sessions or simply chat with each other to get to know each other a bit better. The online campus tours focus on certain subject areas:

  • Law
  • Social Sciences & Business
  • Engineering, Computer Sciences & Natural Sciences
  • General & Medicine
Studierende Open Innovation Center

Live Instagram Campus Tour with Johanna & Gregor 

March 10, 2.00 PM, on Instagram

Our JKU "Study Buddy" Johanna and our social media manager Gregor will take you on a virtual campus tour, not only showing you their favorite places, but also the most important places for students on campus. Click on our JKU Instagram channel to follow them:


JKU Austrian Student Union Online Mentoring

Meet our Austrian Student Union (ÖH) representatives and get to know your JKU Student Union mentors! There are two virtual sessions; one online during the morning and one during the afternoon.


Rechtswissenschaften Studierende an der JKU Linz

Party with DJ duo "2:tages:bart"! 

March 10, 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Instagram

You know the semester has started once a real student party has kicked it off! It's not a problem at the JKU, éven during the current pandemic ;-) There's no such thing as "can't", so join us and let's just get together for a live Instagram Party Session!

We've hired DJ duo (and JKU alumni!) 2:tages:bart for an hour to get the good vibes flowing, get the music going, and raffle off lots of cool prizes (JKU merchandise, a Student Union "Mensafest VIP Package", Mensa "coins" to use as vouchers (who says there's no such thing as a free lunch?), and much more ...) beginning at 7 PM! You can be there online & live on the following Instagram channels:


The Brand New Kepler Hall

This is where you'll pick up your JKU swag bag any time from Monday to Thursday between 8 AM - 4 PM and Friday between 8 AM - 12 PM.
Please note that when inside of all public buildings on campus, you are required to maintain a minimum of 2 meters distance from others and wear an FFP2 (KN-95) mask.


Self-Guided JKU Campus Tour

A drone catch net, edible hedges, a floating café, and much more at the JKU at any time. If you have timne to take a walk, grab your smartphone to visit the spots on the map and use the QR codes for info. You'll find a lot of interesting information about your university. Click here for the map and start a self-guided tour:


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