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Johannes Kepler University Exchange

The fall semester exchange program in Linz, Austria allows students to enroll in a foreign university while paying UC tuition. Students earn 15-18 UC credits for the 14 week program. The semester begins mid-September with an intensive beginning German course which teaches basic communication skills. Early October, students begin 12 credits of business courses taught in English, while continuing with their German. A LCB professor accompanies our students and teaches accounting at JKU for the semester. Students reside in a dorm and have the possibility of sharing accommodation with an Austrian student or other international student. Many students take advantage of Austria's central location to travel on the weekends.

Can I participate in this program?

Students at the following levels are eligible to participate in this program:

  • Sophomores
  • Juniors
  • Seniors

Where will I go?

  • Austria (Linz)

When can I go?

Fall Semester, Mid September to December

Students who participate in this program will be out of the country for a quarter or longer.

Important Program Deadlines:

Fall Semester Deadline: April 16

Who is in charge of this program?

  • Ms. Lee Armstrong (
    Assoc Dir Academic LCB -International Programs College of Business
  • Ryan Meyer (
    Exchange Program Manager UC International Programs

Are any foreign colleges or universities involved?

This program is associated with the following foreign college(s) / university(ies):

Is this program associated with my college or department?

This program is associated with the following UC college(s) and/or department(s):

  • College of Business

*You may still be able to participate in this program if you are not enrolled in any of the above college(s) or departments. For more information, please contact the person (or people) who are in charge of this program.

Can I earn course credit by participating in this program?

Participants in this program can earn UC credit for the following UC course(s):

  • INTB5002 Study Abroad Austria
  • INTB5003-5006

What amenities are provided?

  • Housing / Accommodations
    Student dorms

  • Meals

  • Transportation
    Individual Flights
    Eurail Pass for travel within Europe

How much will it cost to participate?

  • Tuition
    UC Full-time Tuition

  • Room & Board
    $600 - $800 per month

  • Airfare
    $1,200 - $1,500 approx.

  • Other Costs
    $150 Austrian student health insurance
    $25 Student Union fee
    Personal Expenses

  • Total Costs
    UC tuition + cost of living and personal expenses

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