Efforts to establish higher education in Linz date back to the 16th century. Following an agricultural and a Latin school, the "k.k. Lyceum" was established but closed in 1849. Beginning in the middle of the 19th century, Linz envisioned several proposals time and again to establish a university offering studies in law, medicine, engineering, or a medical university.
There are 64 fields of studies to choose from at the JKU. Our programs are contemporary, consistently updated, and constantly growing. And because making a choice is not always easy, the JKU offers comprehensive and individual academic advising services. We want to help you find the degree program that best suits your interests and talents.
The following general university research priorities have been defined at the JKU:
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There are many on and off-campus advising services available at the JKU.
We have a team of experts on hand to answer all of your questions!
The JKU Austrian Student Union is a great place to start, make contacts, and socialize. The Austrian Student Union also represents your interests as student.
Stressed about exams? Fear of failure? ... Our team of psychologists is here to help you free of charge and anonymously.
Do you have childcare responsibilities and wish to study and work but are wondering how to balance it all?
The JKU International Office takes care of the room reservation for exchange students.
After your official nomination, you will get more detailed information about the special conditions for exchange students.
The following dorms are within walking distance:
The main campus library at the JKU is your local information service provider to support academic learning and research.
Divided into multiple sections, printed inventory at the main campus library as well as at the two faculty libraries and at several specialized libraries and other smaller sites offer approximately 1 million volumes and 900 subscribed journals.
At JKU you are part of an institution that contributes significantly to advancements in technology and social development. The JKU is conducting cutting-edge, pioneering work. This includes being the first university in Austria to create a "WirelessCampus", meaning providing free, unlimited and comprehensive internet access to all students.
The JKU campus is practical for many reasons: because the buildings are in close proximity on the campus, you do not waste time criss-crossing the city. Take advantage of one of many places on campus to relax and hang out with fellow classmates and friends. Enjoy your time on campus, whether you are attending an on-campus student party, playing sports, or enjoying a cup of coffee - kick back and take a break.
Looking to work up a sweat, fight, play, relax, dance, or be healthy:
Here you will find conventional or trendy classes, different types of conditioning courses, calming exercise classes - virtually everything to get you up and moving.
Join us: university and college students, employees, and alumni can sign up for classes. Non-university affiliated persons can take available open spots.
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JKU is a great university if you value good teacher availability and professors that support you during your academic career as good as possible. Regarding the curriculum in the Economics major, I would love to have more demanding courses that better prepare you for demand master degrees abroad. Nonetheless, the over all study experience is great and you'll meet a lot of...
The classes are very hard, although useful.
Linz is not a very active city.