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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

Grading System

 Grade  German  English
 1.0 - 1.3  Sehr gut  Very good
 1.7 - 2.3  Gut  Good
 2.7 - 3.3  Befriedigend  Satisfactory
 3.7 - 4.0  Ausreichend  Sufficient
 4.7 - 5.0  Ungenügend/Nicht ausreichend  Fail
Exams may also be evaluated as „bestanden“ (passed) or „nicht bestanden“ (failed) without grade.


Further information on the statistical distribution of grades according to the descriptions in the ECTS users’ guide can be found in the individual module handbooks of each degree course and on the page for ECTS distribution sheets (only in German). Information on the availability of ranking certificates can be found on the page about certificates (only in German).