Press Release 068/2023

Start of Vocational Training at KIT

92 Trainees and 21 Cooperative State University Students Start Vocational Training at KIT
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On September 1, 2023, 92 young people started their vocational training at KIT. (Photo: Daryoush Djavadi, KIT)

Every year, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is qualifying more than 100 trainees and students of cooperative state universities in some 25 technical, scientific, and commercial professions and more than ten degree programs, respectively. KIT is one of the most popular vocational training institutions for young people in the Karlsruhe Technology Region.



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.

jho, 06.09.2023


Monika Landgraf
Head of Corporate Communications, Chief Press Officer
Phone: +49 721 608-41150
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Dr. Joachim Hoffmann
Press Officer
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