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Karlsruher Institut für Technologie

  • Kaiserstraße 12
  • 76131 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 24,329
Students at this campus 24,329
Semester contribution 153,69 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
17.0 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
14.4 %
Humanities, Languages
3.6 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
62.0 %
Other studies
2.9 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
56.8 %
Master's degree
37.6 %
Teacher qualification degree
3.8 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
0.2 %
Other types of degrees
1.5 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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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. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Dutch, 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. 3 sports halls, 1 multi-functional open-air hall, 1 gym, 2 martial arts rooms, 1 grass court, 1 with artificial turf, 2 beach volleyball courts, 6 tennis courts, 1 shot put area, 1 outdoor climbing wall and 1 outdoor gym; Swimming pool, sauna; WALK-IN, Centre for Fitness and Health (1,200 customers); 78 disciplines, 370 courses, 24 external properties (sailing house, rowing boat house, surfing facility, 3 artificial turf pitches, 3 grass pitches, etc.). more information
Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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