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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Julius Wess Prize Goes to Sally Dawson

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

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.

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.

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.