International Affairs

Program Start of Studies

The Welcome & Integration Team has created a video series ”Start of Studies for Internationals“  (Studienstart International am KIT). This video series includes the most important information for your start at KIT and your arrival in Karlsruhe. It is available on the ILIAS platform. As soon as you have a KIT account, you can log in to ILIAS, click ”Internationales“ (at the bottom of the list), then click ”Studienstart International“. Furthermore, we offer different Welcome and Information Formats in the period between 15.03. and 09.04.2021. Please click on the formats to see the details and to access the link to the registration.


Orientation Week

Most of the student bodies of the faculties offer an Orientation Week before the start of the lectures. Here you can get to know your future fellow students. Registration at AStA's website. 

Campus Management Portal for Students

The Campus Management Portal for Students is KIT's online student service portal. Here, you can download enrollment certificates, the-KVV pass for public transportation, do your re-enrollment before the start of each semester, communicate address changes to us etc. In case you have questions about how to use the portal, you can find answers in our manual (PDF), which contains helpful explanations to the most important questions.

Newsletter for international students

We send the newsletter about 2-3 times in the semester. The newsletter containts information about events of the International Students Office and general information about the studies. Registration for the newsletter.

Students with refugee status

Information for students with refugee status can be found here. Students can gladly turn to the coordination office for refugees and migrants at KIT under migrants∂ and schedule a meeting. A contact person is available at the Studierendenwerk as well.