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Questions and Answers Relating to the Corona Virus

Updated FAQ: Standard Period of Study in Baden-Württemberg / Why is there no so-called "discretionary semester" at KIT? (As of June 26, 2020).

Symboldbild: Stilisiertes Corona-Virus
Corona Pandemic: Research and Support Activities at KIT

KIT supports efforts to manage the Corona crisis by research and material contributions and scientific and technical services.

Cyanobacteria as ethanol or hydrogen producers - natural gene transfer might help make this possible (Photo: Amadeus Bramsiepe, KIT)
Synthesis of Raw Materials by Gene Transfer

Cyanobacterium can be used for basic research and biotechnical applications

Using an ocean floor seismometer, the researchers recorded the seismic signals in the Caribbean. (Photo: Andreas Rietbrock, KIT)
Plate tectonics: How water causes earthquakes and volcanism

International research team has studied interrelationships in the Lesser Antilles. Publication in Nature.

An e-learning module for training employees is part of the COVID-READY offer. ( Image: Hotel Resilient)
COVID-READY supports hotels in and after the pandemic

Spin-off from KIT supports with its free offer and provides software and certification for hygiene and protection measures.

Due to the Corona Pandemic, the winter semester at KIT starts on November 2, 2020
Corona Virus: Winter Semester starts later

KIT plans adapted lecture times and examination phases. Winter semester 2020/21 starts on November 02, 2020.

Schroff Highly Gifted Scholarships 2020 awarded

Eleven KIT students received a highly gifted scholarship from the Gunther Schroff Foundation for scientific purposes.

Drought in spring intensifies drought in summer

International cooperation investigates causes of drought. Counteract heat waves through land management.

Holger Hanselka, Präsident des KIT, im Interview zur Nationalen Wasserstoffstrategie
National Hydrogen Strategy

President Holger Hanselka in an interview about the role of hydrogen in the future energy system.

Leadership and social interaction in digital teams

In the "teamIn" project, a scientifically founded and industrially tested model for digital working is being developed.

At the beginning of the 20th century bisons were almost extinct. In 2013, species conservationists have again settled a herd in the Rothaargebirge. (Photo: Timo Deible, Karlsruhe Zoo)
A Maximum of 20 per Year: A Clear Target for Species Protection

Scientists demand target to lower extinction rates, comparable to the principle used in climate protection.