Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Press Release 101/2019

KIT Children’s University 2019: Bathing Fun, Dinosaurs, and Climate Change

Children’s University to Start on July 30 – Eleven Presentations and Children’s University Campus with Interactive Stands for Different Scientific Topics
At the Children’s University, pupils aged from seven to 14 can experience university life with science and research. (Photo Anastasiya Sultanova, KIT)
At the Children’s University, pupils aged from seven to 14 can experience university life with science and research. (Photo Anastasiya Sultanova, KIT)

For more than 17 years now, summer holidays and Children’s University at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have been an inseparable entity. This year, the KIT Children’s University will start with a kick-off fair on July 30, 2019. Until August 15, eleven presentations, the Children’s University Campus with freely accessible theme stands, and a graduation ceremony will be organized. The events will take place at the Audimax on Campus South (Straße am Forum 1, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany) and address pupils aged from seven to 14 years. Entrance tickets for the presentations and the graduation ceremony are available now (at BNN offices, Buchhandlung am Kronenplatz) and will also be sold at the box office.


The events will take place in the German language.



For more information, click: http://www.kinder-uni.kit.edu (in German)


Your contact for the KIT Children’s University 2019:


Equal Opportunities Office
Ralph Pawlowski    
Telefon: +49 721 608-45176    
EMail: ralph pawlowskiIcg6∂kit edu


The program of the KIT Children’s University 2019 was set up by the organizational team of the Equal Opportunities Office of KIT. The main sponsor of the event is EnBW AG, the media partner is BNN.


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.

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Monika Landgraf

Monika Landgraf
Head of Corporate Communications, Chief Press Officer

Phone: +49 721 608-41150
Fax: +49 721 608-43658
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Margarete Lehné

Margarete Lehné
Deputy Head of Press Office

Phone: +49 721 608-41157

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Contact for this press release:

Sandra Wiebe
Phone: +49 721 608-41172
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