Johannes Kepler University Linz


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Johannes Kepler University Linz History

Johannes Kepler University Linz is a public institution of higher education in Austria, located in Linz. The University was established in the year 1966 as “College of Social Sciences” and “Economics and Business”.

Johannes Kepler University Linz Programs, Courses, and Schools

Johannes Kepler University, the study program at the JKU has more than 65 fields of study is modern and is constantly updated and earned. The University offers 22 Bachelor’s programs, 2 Diploma, 36 Master’s programs, and 7 Doctoral programs are offered in JKU. The University has 4 faculties with total of 110 institutes including Interdisciplinary programs and distance learning programs is taught by JKU. 

Johannes Kepler University Linz Campuses

The JKU campus is simply practical for many reasons: you do not run "empty" kilometers, because all the major buildings are close to each other on the campus. JKU's campus is located in the northeast of Linz, in the Auhof area of the St. Magdalena district. The JKU is also located close to Austria's autobahn network at the Dornach exit on the A7 Mühlkreisautobahn (ca. 1 km or 0.6 miles).

Johannes Kepler University Linz Achievements

Johannes Kepler University was honored best Paper Awards" for the year 2018 was awarded at the "Kurt Rothschild Lecture". The voestalpine AG and the Johannes Kepler University Linz received the special “VERENA” Award at the 2018 State Innovation Awards. The philosopher Award is presented to foremost researchers in recognition of their outstanding expertise and internationally recognized work. The award is endowed with €1.5 million and gives researchers the freedom and flexibility they need to continue carrying out their research.

Johannes Kepler University Linz USP

Johannes Kepler University, In 2012, the Times Higher Education ranked the JKU at 41 and in 2015 at 87 in its list of the top 100 universities under 50 years old. According to the 2012 ranking, the JKU was the fifth best young university in communicatory Europe.

Johannes Kepler University Linz Notable Alumni

Josef Weidenholzer (Former Member of the European Parliament), Maria Fekter (Austrian Politician), Wolfgang Pree (Computer scientist), Ronald Micura (Chemist), Reinhold Mitterlehner (Former Vice-Chancellor of Austria).

Johannes Kepler University Linz Application Requirements


IELTS score requirements

A strong proficiency in the English language is essential for admission into universities in Austria. To be able to get a successful admission in Johannes Kepler University Linz in Austria students need to complete IELTS with a minimum score of 6.5.

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Johannes Kepler University Linz Cost of studies


Bachelors: € 1,492

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees


Johannes Kepler University Linz Deadlines

Bachelors: Summer Semester- February 5, Winter Semester- September 5
Masters: Summer Semester- February 5, Winter Semester- September 5

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

Johannes Kepler University Linz Rankings


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901 -1000
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GTU Rank


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8 -9


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