Challenges in sports and international contacts wait for the participants of tourEUCOR 2012, i.e. students, professors, staff members, and alumni of the member institutions of the European Confederation of Upper Rhine Universities (EUCOR). The bicycle tour from May 24 to 28 will pass the university cities of Karlsruhe, Strasbourg, Mulhouse, Basel, and Freiburg. It is organized by a team of students of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg.
Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 9,300 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 24,400 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT 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. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.