KIT has received the International Student Satisfaction Award 2016. With the award, StudyPortals, an online platform, honored the excellent results based on reviews from international students who studied at KIT, by achieving an average rating of 9 out of 10. One student wrote: "The University offers a lot of activities and programs for exchange students, it is really easy to integrate and feel comfortable. They give the student a lot of facilities to make the process easier." In 2016, only two German Universities had better results than KIT, six Universities were on the same level.
StudyPortals is a global study choice platform that wants to help students find the right program. At the same time, it helps higher education institutions to reach and inform students, for example, with online marketing. DAAD and the European Commission are among the portals’ partners.