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.
Currently, nine KIT centers combine the central cross-divisional research activities and represent the strategic research fields. As part of the thematic development of KIT, new KIT centers can be established and existing KIT centers can be closed.
The following KIT Centers have been established: