JKU students who are required to pay tuition fees and who have received support from the ÖH JKU Social Fund or the Federal ÖH Social Fund in the current semester due to their social need can apply for support from the ÖH JKU Tuition Fee Social Fund. During the entire period of study, support from this fund can be granted three times.
The following criteria must be met in order to apply:
- degree or non-degree studies at JKU
- obligation to pay tuition fees
- social need (ÖH JKU Social Fund or Federal ÖH Social Fund)
- proof of serious and purposeful studies
Serious and purposeful study is considered to be fulfilled if the following ECTS credits or semester hours can be presented in each academic year:
- for regular students:
in the 2nd semester: at least 8 ECTS credits or 4 SWSt. per semester
from the 2nd semester on: at least 16 ECTS credits or 8 semester hours per academic year
- for extraordinary students:
in the 2nd semester: at least 6 ECTS credits or 3 SWSt. per semester
from the 2nd semester: at least 12 ECTS credits or 6 SWSt. per academic year
In cases of special hardship, the one-time non-fulfillment of this requirement can be waived!
Winter semester: 10th of October to 15th of December
Summer semester: 10th of March to 15th of May
There is no deadline for applications submitted on the basis of a positive decision by the Federal ÖH.
The financial means for the ÖH JKU Tuition Fee Social Fund are kindly provided by the JKU. There is no legal entitlement to benefits from the ÖH JKU Tuition Fee Social Fund.
For further information please contact the ÖH JKU Department for Social Policy.Contact: ÖH Department for Social Policy Address: Altenbergerstraße 69, 4040 Linz Location: Hörsaaltrakt of the Kepler building, near Hall B Phone: +43 (0) 732/ 2468 5972 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.oeh.jku.at/sozialreferat