Press Release 069/2014

tourEUCOR: International Exchange by Bicycle

17th Bicycle Tour through Germany, France, and Switzerland from May 18 to June 01
Three countries in five days: 120 tourEUCOR participants are cycling through the Upper Rhine region. (Photo: Emanuel Jöbstl, KIT)

700 kilometers in five days: On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, tour-EUCOR through the university cities of Karlsruhe, Strasbourg, Mulhouse, Basel, and Freiburg will start again at 8 a.m. on the Ehrenhof of KIT Campus South. About 120 students, doctoral students, professors, and alumni of the five partner universities will take part in the multinational bicycle tour organized by the Tour EUCOR e. V. students association and students of economics and business engineering of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).


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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 9,800 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,300 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.

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