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Civil and Environmental Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Bauingenieur-, Geo- und Umweltwissenschaften at the Karlsruher Inst. f. Technologie KIT

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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 82
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 10.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 6/14 points

International orientation

Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 25.0 %
Professors with own engineering company no data


Third party funds per academic 120.8 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.9

Civil Engineering

Environmental Civil Engineering

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Broad, foundation-oriented training in the Bachelor's degree; Extension and consolidation of the qualifications acquired in the Bachelor's degree in the Master's programme; Application of scientific knowledge and methods; ability to develop new solutions to problems and thus break new technical ground through the application of established Construction Engineering or Building Science rules; the institutes' comprehensive research and third-party funded activities guarantee students an insight into current developments.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Double Master's degree with the University of Trento
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    NTNU, Trondheim, Norwegen; KTH, Stockholm, Schweden; Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spanien; Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spanien; University of Dublin (Trinity College), Dublin, Irland; Budapest Technical University, Budapest, Ungarn
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    See Institute's website
  • Special features regarding research activities
    See Institute's website
  • Support for founders
    At the KIT, the service unit Innovation and Relations Management (IRM) is the central partner for business, alumni and sponsors at the KIT and it also looks after students and staff at the KIT. Its services include a career service, technology transfer of research results to industry, start-up consulting, support for KIT alumni, private sponsors, foundations as well as prizes for students as well as the sponsoring.
  • Other special features
    The goal of teaching at the KIT is the training of young people based on an intensive scientific and research-oriented education and the acquisition of interdisciplinary competences. To achieve this goal, the KIT pursues a strategy of research-oriented teaching aligned with the standards of the (classic) disciplines. Students are involved at an early stage in research projects as well as in the large-scale research area of the KIT, and the quality of teaching is sustainably improved in line with the principle of "teaching follows research".
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(CE)= Civil Engineering (EnvCE)= Environmental Civil Engineering (IntDiscip)= very interdisciplinary and thus not classified;
As the ranking is done for the whole subject area, for the single "sub-subjects" it can happen that not all rank groups are represented in all criteria.
Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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