A Guide To Start. Earning Your Degree. Johannes Kepler University Linz

Getting started is easy! Let us show you step-by-step how to start your studies at Johannes Kepler University.

How does the admissions procedure work, how do I sign up for classes? What deadlines, opens an external URL in a new window to be aware of? You will find the answers to these questions and more here as well as step-by-step instructions.

If you have questions about the admissions and enrollment procedure, simply contact the Admissions Office, opens an external URL in a new window.

If you have questions about academic degree programs, contact the Office of Student Information & Academic Advising Services, opens an external URL in a new window.

They will be happy to help you!

Keep up-to-date by following us on the JKU’s social media channels! You can learn more about start-of-the-year events ranging from preparation courses and info sessions held before the start of the semester, to meeting new, fellow classmates during your first Austrian Student Union Mensa party.

Start Your Studies – A Step-by-Step Guide

  • 1.     Register To Enroll       and pay the Austrian Student Union fee REGISTER
  • 2.     Access the JKU’s IT Services IT SERVICES
  • 3.     Course Registration INSTRUCTIONS
  • 4.     Student Platform myJKU LEARN MORE


To help you at the start your studies, the JKU and the Austrian Student Union have organized various events for new students.

Preparation Courses

Take advantage of special academic preparation classes offered at the JKU so you can start off on the right foot! New students enrolled in the following undergraduate degrees can take part:

The courses are free of charge and attendance is not mandatory.

Learn more by looking at the curriculum and the course catalog

Which classes do I have to take and in which order? How exactly do I move forward with my studies? The answers to these questions and more is available in the curriculum and in the course catalog for your respective degree program. These documents are also available online on the page for the major you are interested in.


Studies Introduction and Orientation Phase (StEOP)

All newly enrolled students in a Bachelor’s or Diploma degree program, opens in new window are required to completed the StEOP (Studies Introduction and Orientation Phase) requirements. The StEOP requirements include completing mandatory courses at the start of your studies. To learn more about these courses, see your respective curriculum, opens an external URL in a new window.

There are no StEOP requirements for students enrolled in the Bachelor’s degree program in Human Medicine, opens in new window.


Studies from A to Z

University has created a handy A-to-Z list to help you find information about your studies. If you can’t find the answer to your question here, please do not hesitate to contact our Student Information and Academic Advising Services or the Admissions Office. University is here for you!


Credit Transfer for Examinations

Are you perhaps changing majors or you were at a vocational high school and would like to see if you can get academic credit for exams you have previously taken? You can get detailed information here.


Dates and Deadlines

When can I sign up for classes? What are the vacation/holiday dates? Important information about the university’s academic calendar is available here.


Study & Work

Do you wish to earn an academic degree while you work or hold down a part-time? Are you getting student financial aid or any other kind of financial aid support? Talk with Austrian Student Union representatives to make sure you don’t exceed the income limits! Exceeding the limit may mean you will be required to return some of the financial aid amounts.

Source: Johannes Kepler University Linz


European Higher Education Organization

European Higher Education Organization is a public organization carrying out academic, educational and information activities on higher education in Europe. The EHEO general plan stresses that: Higher education systems require adequate funding and, as an investment in economic growth, public spending in higher education should be protected. The challenges faced by higher education require more flexible governance and funding systems, which balance greater autonomy for education institutions with accountability to stakeholders. Thus, EHEO plans: improve academic and scientific interaction of universities; protect the interests of universities; interact more closely with public authorities of European countries; popularize European higher education in the world; develop academic mobility; seek funding for European universities.

Leave a Reply

Next Post

Explore scholarships and bursaries of University of Essex

Wed Jan 11 , 2023
University offer many funding opportunities to support students, including a broad range of University of Essex scholarships, bursaries and research council funding to awards funded by charities and other external organisations.  The University of Essex is a public research university in Essex, England. Established by royal charter in 1965, Essex […]