KIT – The Research University in the Helmholtz Association

We create and impart knowledge for the society and the environment.

From fundamental research to applications, we excel in a broad range of disciplines, i.e. in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences.

We make significant contributions to the global challenges of mankind in the fields of energy, mobility, and information.

Being a big science institution, we take part in international competition and hold a leading position in Europe.

We offer research-based study programs to prepare our students for responsible positions in society, industry, and science.

Our innovation efforts build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life.

Our working together and our management culture are characterized by respect, cooperation, confidence, and subsidiarity. An inspiring work environment as well as cultural diversity characterize and enrich the life and work at KIT.

Location of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Studies at the Pulse of Research

As the only German university of excellence with a national large-scale research sector, KIT offers excellent study conditions. Nowhere else are your opportunities to become directly involved in research better. The spirit of KIT, one of the biggest science institutions in Europe, where long university tradition is combined with program-oriented cutting-edge research, is that all researchers get involved in teaching and that all students participate in thrilling research projects at an early stage of their studies.

Experience the variety of science and engineering in the context of social aspects. Humankind is facing global challenges. Mastering them with latest findings and solutions is the goal of research, teaching, and innovation at KIT. This includes the quick transfer of scientific findings to the market. For this reason, we support your entrepreneurial spirit early on during your studies at KIT. Graduates of KIT are among the most wanted young talents.

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