Studies at the Pulse of Research

As the only German university of excellence with a national large-scale research sector, KIT offers excellent study conditions. Nowhere else are your opportunities to become directly involved in research better. The spirit of KIT, one of the biggest science institutions in Europe, where long university tradition is combined with program-oriented cutting-edge research, is that all researchers get involved in teaching and that all students participate in thrilling research projects at an early stage of their studies.

Experience the variety of science and engineering in the context of social aspects. Humankind is facing global challenges. Mastering them with latest findings and solutions is the goal of research, teaching, and innovation at KIT. This includes the quick transfer of scientific findings to the market. For this reason, we support your entrepreneurial spirit early on during your studies at KIT. Graduates of KIT are among the most wanted young talents.

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Degree Programs

More than 100 degree programs in natural and engineering sciences, economics, humanities, social sciences and teaching.

Degree Programs at a Glance
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Studying at KIT

On YouTube, we present degree programs and introduce you to courses, advisory services, and more

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Information about application deadlines, application procedures and admission restrictions.

Application and Admission
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Get to know other languages and cultures with worldwide exchange programs, internships and other activities.

International Services
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All important information about starting your studies at KIT: forms, Campus Management Portal and more.

Keeping an overview
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Students magazine clicKIT, Social Media, audio and video formats. 

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Good to know

Starting studies
New city, new stage of life, endless questions: We support you from the beginning!
 First semester

Staying in Touch
More than 26,000 alumni in Germany and worldwide: Be part of the KIT community!
Alumni network

Lifelong Learning
Complex research topics explained in an understandable way: Visit our numerous events!
KIT for all

Groups to Participate in
Students Union (AStA), workshops, campus groups, student bodies.
 Student Organizations

Culture and Sports
University theater groups, musical ensembles, college sports, 

Life and Living
Information about Karlsruhe, housing market, transport and more.
Study location

Central Offices

Student Advisory Services
First point of contact at KIT for all questions relating to studies.
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Students Office
Assistance with any questions regarding application and admission or enrolment.
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International Students Office
Information about studies, doctorate or internship at KIT for international applicants
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