Johannes Kepler University Linz - JKU

Introduction

The JKU is an impulse center for science and the community and prides itself on a very distinguished international reputation. The university is the largest academic institution in the federal state of Upper Austria. The university’s core areas include the Social Sciences, Economics and Business, Law as well as Engineering and Natural Sciences.


The Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences (SoWi) is the only faculty of its kind in Austria to offer an extensive range of academic programs in the areas of Social Sciences, Economics and Business Administration. The SoWi Faculty has developed its study programs in accordance to national and international guidelines and quality standards.


The expanse of operations at the Faculty of Law (RE) extends beyond the national level. The program of excellence includes public, private and international corporate law. Due to a continual international exchange of law professors and students, the faculty’s expertise in addressing and solving legal problems is broadened by an added international focus.


The various academic programs and courses offered at the Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences (TNF) is distinguished by a wide range of international research and development collaborations and close cooperation with industry and business. The individual institutes focus on base-knowledge and application-oriented research as well as hands-on, practical experience along with progressive education.


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Master's Degree in Computer Science

Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Linz

Computer Science is an engineering discipline that, in a broader sense, incorporates the structure and application of IT systems as well as the systematic processing [+]

Master's Degree in Computer ScienceComputer Science is an engineering discipline that, in a broader sense, incorporates the structure and application of IT systems as well as the systematic processing of a wide array of information. One of the main goals in the Bachelor's degree program in Computer Science is to introduce students to methods that will enable them to successfully identify and solve problems.The Master's degree program in Computer Science has been designed as a broad, wide-ranging and in-depth study of the main areas of informatics. These include conventional methods of informatics, hardware development, software engineering as well as selected applications in computer science such as communication and collaboration systems, central data systems and grid computing.... [-]


Master's Degree in Economics

Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Linz

The Master’s degree program in Economics offers an advanced academic education in the field of Economics. Graduates of the program are educated for academically [+]

Master's Degree in EconomicsThe Master’s degree program in Economics offers an advanced academic education in the field of Economics. Graduates of the program are educated for academically oriented professions and can also qualify for admission to the PhD in Economics program.The Master’s degree program is aimed at applicants who wish to pursue challenging professions at national and international institutions in economic policy and economic research, work at private companies, work in public administration, or pursue a career in academia and research.Students will learn advanced modern methods of economic theory and empirical economic research. Student can select courses in accordance to their interests and specialize in a variety of economic topics including international trade and commerce, job market and labor economics, industrial economics or economics in the public sector. Courses will be held mainly in English and will enable students to acquire active and passive language skills on a professional and multidisciplinary level.Students who have successfully completed an undergraduate degree program in Business with a major in Economics can pursue their intended career and broaden their knowledge of economics by selecting specialized courses from other fields of business studies. First-year students in the Master’s degree program in Economics who did not specialized in Economics during their undergraduate studies in business must enroll in the course "Principles in Economics and Management" to cover base knowledge in methods of economic theory and empiricism in the Master’s degree program.... [-]


Master's Degree in Management in Polymer Technology

Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Linz

Well educated engineers and scientists are increasingly in demand to meet the challenges of industry and business head-on in the area of polymer technologies. [+]

Master's Degree in Management in Polymer Technology

 

A Cutting Edge ProgramWell educated engineers and scientists are increasingly in demand to meet the challenges of industry and business head-on in the area of polymer technologies. The JKU is responding to this demand by creating an academic degree program designed to educate specialists in new high-tech fields of the future.

 

The Subject AreaPolymer technologies focuses on the research and application of the physical, chemical and engineering properties of plastics. The goal is to develop certain plastics that will be needed for further use or production. In order to compete internationally, it is essential for the plastics industry to have access to well-educated polymer engineers who are familiar with cutting edge technology, the construction of plastic components, and plastics processing procedures. The program is embedded in the framework of polymer technology studies at JKU and has been designed to keep in pace with the diverse demands of various job areas in plastics.... [-]


Master's Degree in Mechatronics

Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Linz

The study of Mechatronics – a combination of “mechanics” and “electronics” - combines mechanical engineering, electronic engineering and informatics. [+]

Master's Degree in Mechatronics

The study of Mechatronics – a combination of “mechanics” and “electronics” - combines mechanical engineering, electronic engineering and informatics. This interdisciplinary engineering field of study encompasses the collective area ranging from basic substructures, facilities and technology for development, to production and operations of future-oriented technical machinery, appliances and equipment. In the process, systems from technical components are combined with intelligent control systems.Mechatronics has increasingly changed our everyday lives with products and systems such as integrated ABS and EBS in automobiles, DVD and Blue-Ray Players, mobile communications with UMTS systems and video communications. Mechatronics is an essential catalyst for product innovation and the potential is growing more rapidly than ever before.... [-]


Master's Degree Programme in Information Electronics

Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Linz

Information Electronics is the hardware oriented section of information technology, focusing on drafting, implementing and operating independent and embedded [+]

Master's Degree Program in Information ElectronicsInformation Electronics is the hardware oriented section of information technology, focusing on drafting, implementing and operating independent and embedded information processing systems. Today’s information electronic systems are based on the close cogging of hardware and software. Engineers with an academic background in Information Electronics require a broad base of education in order fulfill tasks which include the development, application, and combination of current construction elements, circuitry systems, and software technologies to create new products and applications in Information Technology. Conventional engineering and natural scientific subjects such as Electrical Engineering/Electronics, Computer Science, Physics, and Mathematics are a part of the Master’s degree program in Information Electronics, providing a wide, in-depth range of knowledge in the following fields:... [-]


Master Programme General Management

Campus Full time October 2017 Austria Linz

The Master Program General Management has been designed for motivated, dedicated and outstanding graduates of Bachelor or Diploma degree programs who are not only interested [+]

Master Program General Management

 

The Master Program General Management has been designed for motivated, dedicated and outstanding graduates of Bachelor or Diploma degree programs who are not only interested in attaining key management positions, but who also wish to learn how to solve current issues and face future challenges within businesses and at organizations. The program prepares students for a career in a dynamic, global and competitive environment. This four-semester Master Program qualifies graduates for a variety of key management positions. The program is held in English, supporting its international and practice-oriented character. Students will acquire and develop professional and subject-related language skills.... [-]