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International Students Office (IStO)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Adenauerring 2
76131 Karlsruhe

Campus South
Bldg.: 50.20, Room 106

Phone +49 721 608-44911
Fax +49 721 608-44907
Mail: studentCyd0∂intl kit edu

Opening hours
Mo.-Fr. 9 am-12 am
Closed on Tuesday

International Event Calendar

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Welcome to the International Students Office of KIT!

Are you interested in studying or doing an internship at KIT?

Here you will find information and services regarding study and funding opportunities, preparation and realization of a stay at KIT, and about student life in Germany and Karlsruhe.

Please feel free to contact us. We will be happy to answer your questions.

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Applying, Enrolling & Studying at KIT


There are many good reasons why you should decide to study at KIT. We have compiled some of the most important reasons in an easy-to-read format.


The ten most important reasons

In order to make the application process as easy as possible for you, you can apply online.

KIT application portals


Enrollment for summer semester 2014 will take place at the International Students Office from March 26th until April 1st, 2014 from 8.30 am - 11 am. Further information will be sent to you with your admission letter.



Latest News


The first KIT PhD Days will take place from Tuesday, March 18 to Friday, March 21, 2014. This new event is targeted at all doctoral researchers at KIT and at those interested in doing a PhD.

Presentations, panel discussions (e.g. on Research in international teams at KIT – opportunities, expectations and pitfalls) and workshops — partly in English — will provide participants with insights concerning the diverse aspects of doing a PhD.

Have a look at the Agenda!

More information.

Online registration is required.

Bewerbungsworkshop internationale Studierende

am Dienstag, 14.1. wird Frau Pia Maria Engelhardt gemeinsam mit Frau Sabine Seidler von der Bundesagentur für Arbeit, Zentrale Auslands- und Fachvermittlung (ZAV), einen Bewerbungsworkshop für internationale Studierende durchführen. Mehr Informationen und die Anmeldung sind hier zu finden.


Energy Technologies (ENTECH) is a generic master programme in the KIC InnoEnergy Master School.  It is a programme for engineering students wanting to create the energy technologies of the future.

Course and Exam dates for KIT Selection Examination in China

Chinese applicants for a B.Sc. studies at KIT can enroll now for a preparatory course and a selection examination at the Selection Office in Beijing. Application deadline is May, 31st for the course and June, 30th for the examination.

Presentation of the ‚Ausländerbehörde‘

Here you find the presentation of the ‚Ausländerbehörde‘ (Foreign Registration Office) containing valuable information concerning your legal registration in Germany.

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Science without Borders for Brasilian Applicants at KIT

If you have been awarded a scholarship by Ciênca sem Fronteiras and want to study at KIT, your contact is Pascale Kohler. KIT offers placements for a temporary stay to brasilian Masters and PhD students as well as Postdocs.