Best Conditions for the Smartest Minds from All over the World
From graduation to professorship: KIT consistently promotes young scientists in all career phases.
KIT offers to 3000 PhD students, 60 young investigators, and junior professors from Germany and abroad
- innovative concepts for the development of their scientific and personal qualities,
- an excellent environment of university research and large-scale research, and
- excellent national and international networking.
Offers tailored to the individual scientist are in the focus of the support provided by the Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS) and the KIT Research Office. The Young Investigator Network (YIN) is a self-governing network for junior research group leaders at KIT. Subject-related qualifications are obtained at the institutes and departments of KIT as well as within graduate schools and PhD programs.
In addition, KIT promotes early scientific independence and diverse career opportunities for early career scientists through favorable framework conditions. These include support with the acquisition of an independent junior research group, the recognition as a "KIT-Nachwuchsgruppe" and the possibility of taking part in doctoral procedures through conferment of the status "KIT Associate Fellow".