WELCOME TO JOHANNES KEPLER UNIVERSITY (JKU) LINZ, AUSTRIA
The Johannes Kepler University (JKU) 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. Research conducted at the faculties and institutes is recognized worldwide.
THE JKU POLYMER PROGRAM:
Polymeric materials include a wide variety of thermoplastics, thermosets, elastomers, composites and hybrid materials. Steady growth and innovation has contributed to the advancement of polymer technologies and polymer products are now an indispensable part of the economy and our everyday lives.
In regards to future prospects, polymers can help us manage some of human civilization‘s greatest challenges as we try to supply a growing world population with energy, water, and other goods and services while adhering to principles of a 'circular and sustainable economy'.
The JKU is one of only a handful of universities in the world to offer comprehensive academic degree programs in polymer technologies and science. Under the expertise and guidance of experienced faculty members, our challenging and flexible academic environment allows students to specialize in their areas of interest.