Press Release 100/2012

2012 Erasmus Regional Conference

On the Occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the European Exchange Program, KIT Invites Students and the Interested Public to Join the Event “Europa bewegt sich“ on June 22 in Karlsruhe
Das Europäische Stipendienprogramm ERASMUS wird 25 – das KIT feiert mit der Veranstaltung „Europa bewegt sich“. (Bild: KIT)
25th anniversary of the ERASMUS European scholarship program. KIT organizes the event “Europa bewegt sich“. (Photo: KIT)

Experiencing the world: For 25 years, the ERASMUS EU program has been supporting young people in studying abroad or passing a traineeship in other European countries. On the occasion of this anniversary, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), in cooperation with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and other Karlsruhe universities, will organize the regional ERASMUS conference “Europa bewegt sich” on Friday, June 22. The program consists of a ceremony, a podium discussion, and information offers. Students, the interested public, and representatives of the media are cordially invited.  


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.

sk, 14.06.2012

Margarete Lehné
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