Data and Facts

Founded in October 1, 2009, merger of Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, founded in 1956, and Universität Karlsruhe (TH), founded in 1825
 
Employees 2020

9 618

  • Education and research: 5 397
    • Professors: 378
    • Foreign guest scientists: 1 284
  • Non-scientific staff: 4 221
    • Trainees: 370
Students
(winter semester 2020/2021)

23 321

  • Arts: 830
  • Sports: 524
  • Law, Economics and Social Sciences: 3 678
  • Mathematics, Natural Sciences: 3 933
  • Engineering Sciences: 14 025
  • Science of Art, other courses of studies: 331
Degree programs
(winter semester 2020/2021)
  • Undergraduate bachelor’s programs: 43
    (degrees: Bachelor of Science, Education, Arts)
  • Consecutive master’s programs: 58
    (degrees: Master of Science, Education, Arts)
  • Master’s programs offering additional training: 6
    (degree: Master of Science)
Budget 2020

Euro 967,7 million

  • Federal funds: Euro 288,9 million
  • State funds: Euro 283,7 million
  • Third-party funds: Euro 395,1 million
Innovations in 2020

 

  • Invention disclosure: 105
  • Patent applications: 50
  • Income from KIT licenses (million €): 2.05
  • Spin-offs: 28

 

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