JKU ppp International_March2014

Report
Johannes Kepler University Linz (JKU) - Austria
March 2014
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JKU Management Team
Univ.Prof. DDr. Herbert Kalb
Vice-Rector of Academic Affairs
Dr. Barbara Romauer
Vice-Rector of Finance
o.Univ.Prof. Dr. DI Richard Hagelauer Rector
Univ.Prof. Dr. Gabriele Kotsis
Vice-Rector of Research
o.Univ.Prof. Dr. Friedrich Roithmayr
Vice-Rector for International Affairs
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Knowledge needs expanse – Foundation of
the University
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1962: The „Academy of Social and Economic
Sciences in Linz“ was established and
confirmed by legal statute
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1966: Start of study programs
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1975: Foundation of the third faculty, the
Faculty of Law;
University senate decides in favour of the
name „Johannes Kepler University of Linz“
(JKU Linz)
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JKU Vision
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Socio-Political Responsibility
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Science and Research
Times Higher Education Ranking has
positioned JKU „100 under 50“ on position 64
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Education
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Internationalisation
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Driving Management Strategies
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Times Higher Education Ranking 2013
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JKU and Medical University of
Vienna only Austrian universities in
the top 100
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JKU Nr. 64 worldwide
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JKU Nr. 6 in German speaking area
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brilliant value in the fields
— Citations (59,3/100)
— International outlook (59/100)
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Microsoft Field Ranking - 2014 JKU under Top 50
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Microsoft Academic Search, has ranked JKU in the field "Software Engineering" at
Position 34 under 3335 ranked institutions worldwide.
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In the field ranking JKU is close with Stanford University, University of Zurich, Peking
University, RWTH Aachen, MIT Boston.
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Top ranking in economics
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Handelsblatt- Ranking position 75
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3 Researchers under the top 100 in Europe
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Best Austrian researchers in economics
position 1: o.Univ.Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c.mult. Friedrich Schneider
position 2: Univ. Prof. Dr. Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
position 3: Univ.Prof. Joseph Francis Francois Ph.D.
position 34: Priv.Doz. Dr. René Böheim
position 41: Assoc.Prof. Dr. Doris Weichselbaumer
position 42: Priv.Doz. Dr. Johann Scharler
position 47: o.Univ.Prof. Dr. Michael Landesmann
position 52: o.Univ.Prof. DDr. Johann K. Brunner
position 55: Univ.Prof. Dr. Christine Zulehner
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JKU Campus - now
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JKU Campus now
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JKU Science Park
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Science Park - overview
Square metres
Cost in €
Science Park 1
Mechatronicc
15.054
29 Mio
Science Park 2 Plastics
Technology
14.857
26 Mio
Science Park 3
Informatics, Information
Systems
11.110
28 Mio
Building
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Science Park - inside
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JKU Science Park
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Law Building
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Mensa-Building
Entanglement between nature and infrastructure
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The JKU at a glance
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4 Faculties (119 Institutes)
— Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business
— Law Faculty
— Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
— Medical Faculty
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19.400 students
~ 11 % international students
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62 Bachelor-, Master- und PhD programs
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Cooperation with over 250 partner universities in over 50 countries
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2.670 Employees (over 120 full professors, over 1.300 academic faculty)
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Income 2013: 136 Mio. Euro
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Students
National and international students
native
EU-foreigner
third countries
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Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business
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Academic staff: about 300
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About 7.970 students
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About 870 alumni per year
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Fields of Excellences
— Management
— Social Systems and Welfare Policy
— Labour Markets and Economic Policy (SHARE Project, 15 MIO €; …)
— Innovation support
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Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business
Programs
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Humanities and Cultural Studies:
— Humanities and Cultural Studies (Doctorate Degree Program)
— Cultural Studies (Bachelor's Degree Program)
— Political Education (Master's Degree Program)
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Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business
Programs
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Social Sciences, Economics and Business:
— Comparative Social Policy and Welfare (Master's Degree Program)
— Digital Business Management (Master's Degree Program)
— Finance and Accounting (Master's Degree Program)
— Economics (Master's Degree)
— General Management (Master's Degree)
— Global Business (Master's Degree)
— Management and Applied Economics (Master's Degree)
— PhD Program in Economics (Doctorate Program)
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Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business
Programs
— Social and Economic Sciences (Doctorate Program)
— Social Economics (Bachelor’s Degree Program and Master’s Degree)
— Sociology (Bachelor’s Degree Program and Master's Degree Program)
— Statistics (Bachelor’s Degree Program and Master's Degree Program)
— Business Informatics (Bachelor’s Degree Program and Master's Degree Program)
— Business Education (Diploma Degree Program)
— Business and Economics (Bachelor's Degree Program)
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Interdisciplinary Degree Programs:
— Web Sciences (Master's Degree Program)
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Faculty of Law
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Academic staff: about 90
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About 7.440 students
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Multimedia Diploma Study Program in law through e-learning
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About 330 alumni per year
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Fields of Excellences
— Business and Tax Law
— Intellectual Property Right (IPR)
— Economic Law
— Faculty members are judge in Constiutional court
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Faculty of Law - Programs
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Law (Diploma Degree Program and Doctorate Degree Program)
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Legal and Business Aspects in Technics (Master’s Degree Program)
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Taxation (Master‘s Degree Program)
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Business Law (Bachelor‘s Degree Program)
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Academic Degree Programs in Humanities and
Cultural Studies & Interdisciplinary Programs
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Humanities and Cultural Studies (Doctorate Degree Program)
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Cultural Studies (Bachelor‘s Degree Program)
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Political Education (Master‘s Degree Program)
Interdisciplinary Degree Programs
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Web Sciences (Master‘s Degree Program)
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Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
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Academic staff: about 170
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About 4.070 students
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About 540 alumni per year
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Fields of Excellences
— Computation in Informatics and Mathematics
— Mechatronics and Information Processing
— Nano-, Bio- and Polymer Systems: from structure to function
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Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Programs
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Chemistry (Biological, Polymer, Technical, Industrial Engineering)
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Computer Science (Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Network
Administration and Security, Pervasive Computing, Software Engineering)
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Information Electronics
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Polymer Engineering and Technologies (Polymer Engineering and
Technologies, Polymer Technologies and Science, Management in Polymer
Technologies)
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Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Programs
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Mathematics (Computer Mathematics, Industrial Mathematics, Mathematics
for Natural Sciences, Technical Mathematics)
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Mechatronics
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Physics (Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Molecular BioSciences,
Nanoscience and Technology, Technical Physics)
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Teacher Education Studies in Engineering and Natural Sciences
Teaching Subjects: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science
and Computer Science Management
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Medical Faculty
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Start of the study program in October 2014 with 60 students
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Cooperation project with the medical university of Graz
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Stepwise increasing with 300 beginners in 2022/2023
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Accreditation/Audit – a competitive advantage
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Accreditations/Audits are of increasing importance in the field of Higher
Education
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Accreditations/Audits are a competitive advantage of an universitiy
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Study programmes are accredited
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JKU Linz accredited the study programmes Bachelor Business Informatics
and Master Business Informatics in 2011
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Further accreditations are planned
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Some Important Strategic Partners
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Voest Alpine (Surface Analytics)
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Infineon (Microelectronics, Mobile Phones)
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Siemens (Software Engineering)
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Borealis and OMV (Polymer Chemistry and Processing)
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Petroleum Institute Abu Dhabi (Polymer Chemistry)
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Oracle (System Software)
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.....
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The Global Network is the value of JKU
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Research Partners (selection)
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Russia: St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University
National Research University, Nizhny Novgorod
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Taiwan: National Sun-Yatsen University
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Canada: University of Victoria
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South Africa: University of Cape Town
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USA: Emory University
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Peru: Universidad Ricardo Palma
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Spain: Universidad de Alcalá
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International Cooperation
 Partnership agreements: ~ 250 in 50 countries
 Incomings/Outgoings: ~ 280/340 p.a.
 Joint/Double Degree Programs with the University of South
Bohemia: Joint Bachelor & Master Programs „Biological Chemistry“;
Master Program „Bioinformatics“
 University Eindhoven (NL) and Kaiserslautern (D): European
School for Industrial Mathematics (ESIM)
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Study Programs in English Language
Faculty of Social Sciences,
Economics and Business
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Biological Chemistry: JKU (A); University of Budweis (TCH)
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Bioinformatics
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Comparative Social Policy and Welfare:
JKU (A); University of Tampere (FIN);
Mykolas Romeris University (LIT)
General Management
Economics
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Faculty of Engineering & Natural Sciences
Management and Applied Economics
Industrial Mathematics: JKU (A); University Eindhoven
(NL); University of Kaiserslautern (D)
Bioinformatics: JKU (A); University of Budweis (TCH)
Management in Polymer Technologies
Biological Chemistry: JKU (A); University of Budweis (TCH)
ACT Global Business: JKU (A); Univerxsity of Victoria (CDN);
Polymer Chemistry
National Sun Yat-Sen University (RC)
General Management ESC: Troyes (F); JKU (A)
Computer Science
TROIKA Global Business: JKU (A); State University - Higher
Polymer Technologies and Science
School of Economics, Nizhny Novgorod (RSF);
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Thank you for your attention!
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