Press Release 017/2024

For a Successful Start of Studies: The topMINT Orientation Semester Will Start at KIT

Für Studieninteressierte der Mathematik, Informatik, Natur- und Ingenieurwissenschaften startet im Sommersemester das neue Angebot „topMINT“
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The topMINT orientation semester at KIT will support young people in choosing the right degree program and preparing for studies. (Photo: Magali Hauser, KIT)

Which degree program fits best? In the topMINT orientation semester, prospective students can familiarize with the different degree programs in STEM subjects at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) this summer. They are given information about study requirements that helps them decide which degree program to choose. Basic courses in STEM subjects prepare the participants for their studies at KIT. Application is possible via the online portal. The application deadline will expire on March 31, 2024.  

The topMINT orientation semester will start on April 16 and end on July 26, 2024. The program will be held in German.

More Information in German:
Online application portal:

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.

sfo, 06.03.2024

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