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Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body
University, public
Year of foundation
Total number of Students
Students at this campus
Semester contribution
153.69 €
Tuition fees
There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
Humanities, Languages
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
Other studies

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Teacher qualification degree
Pre-Bologna degrees
Other types of degrees

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling

Special features regarding the library

Locations: KIT Library South; KIT Library North; Specialised libraries Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences and Baden-Württemberg Cooperative State University (DBHW) Karlsruhe; Specialised libraries for Architecture, Computer Science, Mathematics and other small libraries.; Stock: Printed books: 1,829,187; Electronic books: 237,544; Printed journals: 1,033; Electronic journals: 171,955; University papers: 175,707; Digital inventory: 297,916; Services: The academic focus is on the Natural Sciences and Engineering Science; The 24-hour library on the South campus is open around the clock; The entire library system offers approximately 1,700 individual and group workspaces; The Seatfinder service provides information about available learning and workspaces; Some of the individual seats and the group rooms can be booked, the majority are walk-in; A wide range of advisory services and workshops, both online and on site, introduces the diverse services of the library (e.g. for research, reference management, good academic practice)
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Foreign language center and courses

There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Dutch. KIT students may take part in the language courses of the university alliances EUCOR (5 universities) and EPICUR (8 universities).
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Special features regarding university sports

The university offers its own sports programme. Students attending the institution can participate in the PH Karlsruhe sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. 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 (1200 customers); 78 disciplines, 370 courses, 24 external properties (sailing house, rowing boat house, surfing facility, 3 artificial turf pitches, 3 grass pitches, etc.).
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Last update 2024: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education

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