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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 2019

9 398

  • Education and research: 5 183
    • Professors: 368
    • Foreign guest scientists: 1 178
  • Non-scientific staff: 4 215
    • Trainees: 371
Students
(summer semester 2020)

22 111

  • Arts: 768
  • Sports: 459
  • Law, Economics and Social Sciences: 3 510
  • Mathematics, Natural Sciences: 3 592
  • Engineering Sciences: 13 362
  • Science of Art, other courses of studies: 420
Degree programs
(winter semester 2019/2020)
  • Undergraduate bachelor’s programs: 43
    (degrees: Bachelor of Science, Education, Arts)
  • Consecutive master’s programs: 56
    (degrees: Master of Science, Education, Arts)
  • Master’s programs offering additional training: 8
    (degree: Master of Science)
Budget 2018

Euro 881 million

  • Federal funds: Euro 280 million
  • State funds: Euro 263 million
  • Third-party funds: Euro 338 million

Innovations in 2019
 

  • Invention disclosure: 97
  • Patent applications: 40
  • Income from KIT licenses (million €): 1.27
  • Spin-offs: 50