Press Release 089/2018

Numeral Magic, Color Experiments, Extreme Natural Phenomena – and Access Allowed

KIT’s Children University 2018 to Start on July 31 – Ten Presentations and Children’s University Campus with Interactive Stands for Different Scientific Topics
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At the Children’s University, pupils aged from 7 to 14 can experience university life with experiments. (Photo: Lydia Albrecht)

For more than 16 years now, summer holidays and Children’s University at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have been an inseparable entity. This year, the KIT Children’s University will start with a kick-off fair on July 31, 2018. Until August 16, ten presentations, the Children’s University Campus with freely accessible theme stands, and a graduation ceremony will be organized. The events will take place at the Audimax on Campus South (Straße am Forum 1, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany) and address pupils aged from 7 to 14 years. Entrance tickets for the presentations and the graduation ceremony are available now (at BNN offices, Buchhandlung am Kronenplatz) and will also be sold at the box office.


The events will take place in the German language.


For more information, click: (in German


Your contact for the KIT Children’s University 2018:
Equal Opportunities Office
Ralph Pawlowski
Phone: +49 721 608-45176
Email: ralph pawlowski does-not-exist.kit edu

The program of the KIT Children’s University 2018 was set up by the organizational team of the Equal Opportunities Office of KIT. The main sponsor of the event is EnBW AG, the media partner is BNN.


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.

swi, 24.07.2018

Margarete Lehné
Chief Press Officer (acting)
Phone: +49 721 608-41105
Fax: +49 721 608-43658
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Sandra Wiebe
Press Officer
Phone: +49 721 608-41172
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