Statistics, M.Sc. | Johannes Kepler University Linz | Linz, Austria
24 months
726 EUR/year
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The Master’s degree program in Statistics offered by Johannes Kepler University Linz is an advanced, interdisciplinary, academic program focusing on core areas of theory, methodology, statistical application, and data analysis. Students earn a professional degree that includes courses in applied statistics as well as a variety of elective courses. 


Graduates are not only well educated in theoretical foundations, they can reach their professional goals by learning how to develop new statistical methods and effectively apply these methods to solve problems. Graduates are also qualified to engage and collaborate with experts in other fields and pursue occupations in data sciences as well as various areas of social sciences and economics, life sciences, ecology, and official statistics.

Your Benefits

  • Excellent career prospects
  • Acquire expertise in managing, modeling and visualizing data
  • Wide range of supplementary subjects
  • Opportunities to specialize
  • Outstanding faculty-student ratio
  • EMOS (European Master of Official Statistics) certified program.

Job opportunities

Graduates of the Master’s degree program in Statistics offered by Johannes Kepler University Linz are highly sought-after specialists and can pursue a wide variety of professional occupations requiring expertise in complex data analysis, such as at:

  • Academic and non-academic research institutions
  • Banks and insurance companies
  • Medical and pharmaceutical industries
  • Official statistics agencies
  • Manufacturing industries
  • Marketing and public opinion research agencies

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Mathematical Statistics 
  • Statistical Methods
  • Statistical Practice
  • Gender Studies
  • Electives
  • Master's Thesis Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BA in Statistics (JKU), or a comparable undergraduate degree equivalent in scope and content. Students should be proficient in English (B2 level).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

€726.72 for third-country nationals

Living costs for Linz

864 - 1089 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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