KIT offers to 3000 PhD students, 60 young investigators, and junior professors from Germany and abroad
- innovative concepts for the development of their scientific and personal qualities,
- an excellent environment of university research and large-scale research, and
- excellent national and international networking.
Young Scientists are supported by the Karlsruhe House of Young Scientists (KHYS) and the Research Office (FOR). The Young Investigator Network (YIN) offers a self-administered network for junior research group leaders. Institutes, KIT departments, and doctoral programs provide the subject-related qualification.
In addition, KIT specifically promotes early independence and career perspectives of early‐stage researchers by providing good framework conditions. This includes support in the recruitment of a junior research group, the recognition as a KIT junior research group, and participation in doctoral procedures by establishing the status of “KIT Associate Fellow".