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Excellent: With its concept, KIT has asserted itself in the "Excellence Universities" funding line. (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
KIT is University of Excellence

With its application, KIT is successfully asserting itself in the second funding line of the Excellence Strategy.

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The KIT in the excellence strategy (photo: Sandra Göttisheim, KIT)
The KIT in the Excellence Strategy

KIT was awarded the title "University of Excellence" within the Excellence Strategy launched by the federal and state governments.

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Apps are already used today to help travellers plan their public transport routes. (Photo: Robert Fuge, KIT)
Travelling Faster with Public Transport - thanks to Algorithms

KIT Researchers make the calculation of the best transport connections much faster.

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Meteorological measuring station on the Zugspitze (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
Atmospheric Research at KIT Twice as Good

KIT very good in the "Shanghai" ranking and second in the Nature Index with the Helmholtz Association.

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ESA astronaut Alexander Gerst received an honorary doctorate from the KIT Faculties of Physics and Civil Engineering, Geo- and Environmental Sciences (Photo: Markus Breig, KIT)
A Glimpse into Space: Alexander Gerst Inspires at KIT

The German ESA astronaut received an honorary doctorate and spoke about his missions in space. Video available.

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Transparent, electrically conductive and selective towards a type of charge carrier: these are the properties of hole conductor layers for perovskite solar cells. (Photo: Tobias Abzieher, KIT)
High efficiency perovskite solar cells

Team at KIT has developed an innovative hole conductor layer that can be deposited over a large area and leads to record efficiencies.

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Gruppenbild der Schroff-Stipendiaten sowie der Vertreterinnen und Vertreter der Stiftung und des KIT
Ten Years Schroff Highly Talented Scholarship

Eleven KIT students can look forward to a highly gifted scholarship from the Gunther Schroff Foundation for Scientific Purposes.

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Julius Wess Prize Goes to Sally Dawson

Scientist receives award for theoretical descriptions of processes in particle accelerators.

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Research Minister Anja Karliczek informed herself about battery research in Ulm. Photo: Eberhardt/Uni Ulm
Federal Minister Karliczek Visits Ulm

The Minister of Research has gained an impression of the battery research at the location.

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The seamless connection of wireless transmission links with fiber optic networks enables high-performance data networks. (Figure: IPQ/KIT)
Wireless Data Networks of the Future

High-performance technologies for the sixth generation of mobile communications are being researched at KIT.

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Aurora borealis over the South Pole. The IceCube laboratory can be seen as a red dot, the neutrino experiment itself is embedded kilometre deep in the ice. (Photo: Kathrin Mallot, IceCube, NSF)
Antarctica: Neutrino experiment is growing

IceCube is being expanded with the participation of KIT to measure neutrinos with unprecedented accuracy.

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