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Karlsruher Institut für Technologie

  • Kaiserstraße 12
  • 76128 Karlsruhe
  • Phone: +49 721 608-0
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1825
Total number of Students 25,084
Students at this campus 25,084
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
Semester contribution 153,69 € *

Areas of study offered

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
17.8 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
14.0 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
3.3 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
62.4 %
Other studies
2.6 %

Types of degrees

57.1 %
36.2 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
2.0 %
Other types of degrees
4.8 %

Central services

Special features regarding the library
The KIT library is the central lending and service library of the KIT. The two central libraries on the north and south campuses offer a wide, interdisciplinary collection of more than two million books and research reports and more than 115,000 journals (print and electronic) for research and teaching. The academic focus is on the Natural Sciences and Engineering Science. Open around the clock, the 24-hour library on the south campus has 1,700 workspaces. The “Seatfinder” service provides information about free educational places and jobs. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Dutch, Persian, Swedish. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. Students attending the institution can participate in the PH Karlsruhe sports programme.74 disciplines, 365 courses, 21 properties; Swimming pool, sauna; WALK-IN, Centre for Fitness and Health (1,000 customers) 75 disciplines, 370 courses, 22 external properties (sailing centre, rowing boat centre, surfing facility etc.); Swimming pool, sauna; WALK-IN, centre for Fitness and health (1100 customers); 2 gyms, 1 multi-functional open-air hall, 1 gymnastics hall, 1 grass court, 1 artificial lawn, 2 beach volleyball courts, 6 tennis courts. more information
Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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