Press Release 175/2012

2012 Stress Days: Ways towards Healthy Learning

KIT‘s House of Competence Offers Physical Exercise during Studies
Bewegung unterstützt gesundes Lernen – entsprechende Möglichkeiten stellt das House of Competence bei den Stresstagen 2012 vor (Foto: Harry Marx)
Exercise supports healthy learning – options will be presented by the House of Competence on the 2012 Stress Days. (Photo: Harry Marx)

What can students do to meet the studies requirements? For the fourth time, the House of Competence (HoC) will organize the Karlsruhe Stress Days and an action program at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) on November 19 and 20, 2012. KIT students will be offered trainings and reflection methods for specific stress reduction, for maintaining performance, as well as for enhancing the motivation to learn and work. The 2012 Stress Days will start on November 19 with the scientific symposium “Ambulatory Assessment Intervention”.


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, 16.11.2012

Margarete Lehné
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