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Data and Facts

 

Founded in October 1, 2009, merger of Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, founded in 1956, and Universität Karlsruhe (TH), founded in 1825
 
Employees 2017

9 297

  • Education and research: 4 987
    • Professors: 367
    • Foreign guest scientists: 1 026
  • Non-scientific staff: 4 310
    • Trainees: 432
Students
(winter semester 2017/2018)

25.495

  • Arts: 872
  • Sports: 485
  • Law, Economics and Social Sciences: 3 854
  • Mathematics, Natural Sciences: 4 225
  • Engineering Sciences: 15 671
  • Science of Art, other courses of studies: 388
Degree programs
(winter semester 2017/2018 and summer semester 2018)
  • Undergraduate bachelor’s programs: 43
    (degrees: Bachelor of Science, Education, Arts)
  • Consecutive master’s programs: 37
    (degrees: Master of Science, Education, Arts)
  • Master’s programs offering additional training: 9
    (degree: Master of Science)
Budget 2017

Euro 902 million

  • Federal funds: Euro 288 million
  • State funds: Euro 255 million
  • Third-party funds: Euro 359 million

Innovations in 2017
 

  • Invention disclosure: 124
  • Patent applications: 55
  • Income from KIT licenses (million €): 1.44
  • Spin-offs: 29