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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 since June 15th: Mo - Fr 10 am - 12 am Phone: +49 721 608-44925


Funding is a central aspect when planning your study in Karlsruhe. There are several foundations and organizations that offer individual scholarships for international students or graduates. The selection criteria vary - however, the applicant’s academic qualification is crucial, not the social circumstances.

Get information about scholarships in your home country at:

  • The German diplomatic representation (embassy / consulate). There will always be a DAAD lector on site!
  • A DAAD branch office

KIT scholarship Deutschlandstipendium for degree-seeking KIT students.

The DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) offers a detailed, multilingual scholarship database.


Interesting Scholarships for students at KIT:

The website of KIT provides an overview of scholarships that are especially interesting for students at KIT:



As other universities in Germany KIT awards the Deutschlandstipendium. Scholarship holders receive a monthly allowance (usually 300 Euro) for one academic year. Application opens in March or April.