Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Press Release 110/2016

Moving Pictures, Secret Messages, and a Travel through Space and Time

2016 KIT Children’s University to Start on August 2 – Ten Lectures and Children’s University Campus with Interactive Workshops
Science and research will be presented to pupils aged between 7 and 14 years by KIT’s children’s university. (Photo: Manuel Balzer, KIT)

Summer holidays and children’s university belong together – on August 2, 2016, it will happen again: The children’s university of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) will start with an exciting kick-off fair. Until August 18, ten lectures, a closing ceremony, and a children’s university campus with freely accessible interactive workshops will be presented. The lectures will be organized in the Audimax of KIT (Straße am Forum 1, 76131 Karlsruhe) for pupils aged from 7 to 14. Entrance tickets for the lectures and the closing ceremony are now available for presale and will also be available at the venue.


For a full program of KIT’s children’s university 2016 and more information please see: http://www.kinder-uni.kit.edu (in German only)


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.

or, 28.07.2016
Monika Landgraf

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