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Mission

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.