Press Release 089/2012

60th Anniversary of Studentenwohnheim e. V.

With 1200 Rooms, the Association Is the Largest Private Supplier of Student Apartments in Germany

Low-cost residence near the campus in Karlsruhe is scarce. Studentenwohnheim e.V. of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) possesses no less than 1200 rooms. Since 1952, it has been offering accommodation for students and, thus, supporting student life and learning. The Association will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a reception on Saturday, June 02, 15 hrs, on the roof terrace of building K1, Hans-Dickmann-Kolleg (Klosterweg 28, Karlsruhe). Representatives of the media are cordially invited and requested to register using the form enclosed.



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 10,000 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,800 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.

le, 30.05.2012

Margarete Lehné
Chief Press Officer (acting)
Phone: +49 721 608-41105
Fax: +49 721 608-43658
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