1. What should I study?
  2. CHE Ranking
  3. Subjects
  4. Electrical / Information Engineering
  5. Karlsruher Inst. f. Technologie KIT
  6. Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik
Select your Ranking
Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik at the Karlsruher Inst. f. Technologie KIT

top group
middle group
bottom group
not grouped

Basic information

Total number of students 1,830
Number of master degree students 920
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 2.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 10.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 59.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 61.8 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 4/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 4/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 8.5 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 9.9 %


Publications per academic 3.7
Citations per publication 5.2
Third party funds per academic 125.2 T€
Doctorates per professor 2.5

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 1.9
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.4
Exams 2.3
Digital teaching elements 2.1
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 2.4
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Laboratories 1.9
Overall study situation 1.9

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.1
Digital teaching elements 2.1
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.8
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Research orientation 2.1
Overall study situation 1.9

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
did you know?
About studying Electrical / Information Engineering in Germany
About the subject

Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Inter-disciplinary, fundamental orientation, application related, practical relevance, research related, reference, high flexibility, continuous adaptation to the requirements of industry and science; Sound basis in Mathematics and Physics, broad foundation training in all fields of Electrical and Information Technology and information Engineering as the basis for subsequent specialisation.; focus on transition to Master's degree course without loss of time. Specialisations can be chosen from over 20 broadly based specializations in the Master's program (a broad range of specialisation areas that is also unique at the international level).
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    A large number of international cooperation partners have started from renowned research institutes and universities such as MIT (USA); AIST (Japan); Technion (Israel), NUS (Singapore), INP (Grenoble), ESIEE (Paris), University of Southampton, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Madrid) and industrial companies such as ABB, Synopsis, Nokia, Mitsubishi Electric, Sony, Daimler, Siemens, Bosch, EADS.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    First-class equipment and state-of-the-art IT facilities in the labs for teaching and research. The facilities also include large-scale equipment which can be used for final theses. In addition to lecture halls fully equipped with media technology for lectures and exercises in large and small student groups, there are also numerous spaces available for tutorials and exercises in small groups.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    A variety of current research topics from all fields of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology through close collaboration with industry: Autonomous Systems; Fuel Cells; Solar Cells; Displays And Optoelectronics; Biomedical Engineering; Micro and Nanoelectronics; Wave propagation and communication; Antennae and Radar Technology; High-performance Microwave Technology; Location and Navigation; Automotive Engineering; Photonics and Communication; System-on-Chip and Embedded Systems; High Voltage Engineering; Aerospace; Internet of Things; Renewable Energy; Power Grids of the Future
  • Support for founders
    KIT IT start-up focus with entrepreneurship instruction, intensive coaching Startup Catalyst - upCAT, start-up founder culture on campus, start-up-related public relations, Wissensaufbau Technologietransfer - WaTT, Shared Service und Regelwerke – SSR, Leveraged Crowdfunding – LCF; KIT Innovation gGmbh: Knowledge and tech transfer, entrepreneurship, innovation culture and networking; NEULAND – Innovation Day at KIT
  • Other special features
    KIT offers a variety of technically oriented student university groups, providing students in electrical and information technology an opportunity to practice what they have learned in the field. Students can also work on very challenging projects here, for example in the university racing series, ‘Formula Student KA-RaceIng’.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Information on access restrictions
top group
middle group
bottom group
not grouped
(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
Offers by the publisher
Zeit Studienführer

Mehr Infos zum Ranking und rund um das Thema Studienwahl gibt es hier zum Nachlesen. Mehr erfahren