Press Release 013/2018

Conference: Innovative Approaches to University Didactics

Experts from Science and Practice Discuss New Approaches to Academic Education
Research-based teaching is a central feature of studies at KIT. (Photo: Sandra Göttisheim, KIT)
Research-based teaching is a central feature of studies at KIT. (Photo: Sandra Göttisheim, KIT)

Teaching quality is the basis of successful studies. Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) offers close-to-practice and research-based university education to prepare students for responsible tasks in industry, science, and the society. Professional interconnection of research, politics, and practice will be in the focus of the 47th Annual Conference of the German Society for University Didactics, which will take place from February 28 to March 2, 2018 at the Tulla-Hörsaal on Campus South of KIT (building 11.40, Englerstraße 11). Representatives of the media are cordially invited.



More information on the conference:  (in German only)


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.

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