Polymer Chemistry, Engineering & Marketing  - a success story

Where would we be without plastics? Today. plastics are a fixed and essential component of all economic and technological sectors and an integral part of modern society.

Plastics is one of the most recent of all material classes, but has already conquered many of life’s areas: As packaging, among other things for important essential agricultural products and foodstuffs, but also in construction, in the automobile and aviation industry, energy technology, electronics and electro technology, in sports and lifestyle products or also increasingly in medical applications. This enormous development, characterised by consistent growth, coupled to an exceptional innovation potential offers jobs to about 1.6 million people throughout Europe according to a statistic of Plastics Europe.

The following graphic shows the structure of the polymer-specific study program at JKU Linz: