Press Release 099/2017

Smart Robots, Small Hunters – and the Earth from Above

2016 KIT Children’s University to Start on August 01 – 15th Anniversary with Ten Lectures, KIT Children’s University Campus, and Interactive Workshops
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Trying out studies and experiments: This can be done at the Children’s University Campus in and around the audimax of KIT. (Photo: Sandra Göttisheim)

Summer holidays and Children’s University at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have been inseparably linked for 15 years now. This year, the KIT Children’s University will start on August 01, 2017 with an exciting kick-off fair. Until August 17, ten lectures, the Children’s University Campus with freely accessible interactive workshops, and a closing ceremony will take place. The events at the audimax on KIT Campus South (Straße am Forum 1, 76131 Karlsruhe) are organized for pupils aged from seven to 14. Entrance tickets for the lectures and the closing ceremony are now available for presale (BNN offices, Buchhandlung am Kronenplatz) and will also be sold at the venue. 




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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 9,600 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.

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Monika Landgraf
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