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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
Contact Form

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

Please also note the office hours of our individual employees

Application hotline for international applicants to a degree program: Mo - Fr 10 am - 12 am Phone: +4972160844925

Public and School Holidays in Germany

In Germany both, public holidays and school holidays, differ from one Federal State to the next.

Since KIT is in Baden-Württemberg, the Baden-Württemberg regulations apply.

This means that KIT is closed and there are no lectures on all public holidays. To find a current list of public holidays please check: and

In addition, there are no lectures during the “semester holidays”:

School holidays DO NOT apply to universities, but only to primary and secondary education institutions: