Press Release 070/2017

KIT Starts Application Phase for the Next Winter Semester

Early Application Recommended – Wide Range of Local and Online Support Services Available

The online application portal for applicants for the 2017/18 winter semester at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is now open. And even those who do not yet have their Abitur certificate are invited to look around, to get advice, and to prepare their applications. Currently, about 26,000 students are enrolled at the eleven KIT Departments.


For further information about applications at KIT (in German):


Information for international applicants interested in degree-seeking studies, PhD, internship, Erasmus or overseas exchange at KIT (in English):


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 9,600 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 23,300 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.

mex, 30.05.2017


Monika Landgraf
Head of Corporate Communications, Chief Press Officer
Phone: +49 721 608-41150
Fax: +49 721 608-43658
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Contact for this press release:

Dr. Felix Mescoli
Press Officer
Phone: +49 721 608 41171
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