Johannes Kepler University Linz
or Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
higher education institution in Austria.
Johannes Kepler University Linz - Description
The Johannes Kepler University Linz is a young European university with a professional, expert focus on the academic areas of social and economic sciences, law, natural sciences and engineering. During its forty year history, the university has achieved national and international acclaim with its manifold achievements in research and teaching resulting from a unique combination of studies and research in economic and social sciences, law, natural sciences and engineering and research facilities. Interdisciplinary collaboration and close ties to local businesses and the community have helped to establish its principle direction. By upholding principles of unity in research and teaching as well as fostering advanced methods of knowledge transfer, the JKU Linz generates and provides services for the greater good and benefit of society, the business community, fine arts and culture. Core target groups include students, the scientific community as well as organizations representing private and public life. As the largest institution of research and education in Upper Austria, and thus as a knowledge transfer center, the university contributes significantly to the on-going support and development of Upper Austria’s dynamic economic region. The JKU is also actively involved in competence centers, and has developed spin-off programs that support the establishment of...
Bachelor - Johannes Kepler University Linz
The Johannes Kepler University Linz boasts future-oriented academic degree programs, excellence in teaching and research, numerous partnerships in Austria and abroad, and a unique campus with park-like grounds. Although a young university (established 1966), in a short period of time the JKU has become a cutting-edge institution for science, academics, business and the community. Over 19,000 students are enrolled in over 60 modern, hands-on academic degree programs that have outstanding career prospects. The Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business (SOWI) has created its degree programs according to national and international quality standards, thus contributing greatly in an effort to address and solve complex social and business issues. The Faculty of Law (RE) focuses on excellence in public, private and international business law. Transnational cooperation efforts deal with legal issues at an international level. The Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences (TN) works closely with both local and international businesses and industry. Various cooperation efforts yield numerous synergy effects that benefit both educators and students. The Faculty of Medicine (MED) is the most recent addition to the JKU Linz. Opened in 2014, the faculty offers an academic degree in Human Medicine.