The KIT Centers focus on problems of fundamental importance to the existence and further development of our society or on key issues resulting from the striving for knowledge. KIT Centers are characterized by the uniqueness of their scientific approach, their strategic objective and mission, and by a long-term perspective. They represent the largest organizational units of KIT.
The following KIT Centers have been established:
- Materials, Structures, Functions Center (former KIT Center NanoMicro and KIT Focus Optics and Photonics)
- Elementary Particle and Astroparticle Physics
- Climate and Environment
- Mobility Systems
- Information, Systems, and Technologies Center (former KIT Focuses COMMputation and Anthropomatics and Robotics)
- Humans and Technology