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25 years French-German double degree & 5 years French-German Institute

In 2022 KIT and Arts et Métiers will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their French-German double degree program with more than 850 double graduates in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering. The year 2022 also marks the 5th anniversary of the French-German Institute for Industry of the Future.

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Exchange with Germany-Alumni from Latin America on the development and implementation of a circular economy

As part of the BMBF Round Table "Internationalization", KIT invites to an online exchange with Germany alumni from Latin America on the topic of development and implementation of a circular economy, on January 17, 2022, 3:00 - 5:30 pm CET.

Thursday, November 4th 2021 in Basel

Do you have an interest in analysing and/or storing health data, and do you want to do so in compliance with international norms? Then this event is for you! It is not only aimed to inform technical professionals, but also to provide answers to the C-level, while educating and inspiring the next generation of health-data professionals.

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IECO Days 2021

The German-Chilean network project IECO is hosting the second edition of the IECO Days on October 5 and 6. This time, the highlight will be an expert panel on technology transfer in the field of green hydrogen. In addition, there will be scientific sessions around the approach of Eco-Industrial Development. Scientists, students and professionals are welcome.

Please register here:

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Apply for Seed Money

The new Seed Money Call is open! As teacher or researcher of one of the member universities of Eucor – The European Campus you can apply for funding (up to 60,000 euros) for your bi- or trinational project. Apply before September 30th.

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For Postdocs - Matchmaking Upper Rhine Energy Storage Systems - 28 september 2021

Be part of the Eucor network: 5 universities, 3 countries

Make new contacts in your research area, find opportunities for future collaboration, and start co-creat projects. The number of participants is limited, a selection will be made. Please register until the 8th of September.

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Registration Tour Eucor Lite 2021

A year without Tour Eucor? Impossible! The Tour Eucor Lite is a short version of the normal cross-border bike tour. It will take place from the 4th to the 5th September 2021 and consists of a two-day bike tour from Offenburg, via Strasbourg, to Karlsruhe. Registration available until July 25.

EPICUR-Research: a new dimension for the European university alliance

In the framework of the EPICUR alliance, the « EPICUR-Research » project, coordinated by Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, launched in January 2021 and funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, is setting up new types of research collaborations at a European level for early career researchers.

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Thomas Hirth new Eucor Vice President

Eucor - The European Campus has elected its new head.  Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c.. Andrea Schenker-Wicki, Rector of the University of Basel, is the new president of the association. Prof. Dr. Thomas Hirth, Vice President for Innovation and International Affairs of KIT, was elected as her deputy. Together, they will preside over the trinational university network for the next three years.

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First IECO Steering Committee Meeting

With its first Steering Committee Meeting, the BMBF funded Network project “Institute of Eco-Industrial development” (IECO) celebrated another milestone on 04 May 2021. Vice President Prof. Thomas Hirth highlighted the long-standing history of cooperation between the KIT and the three Chilean universities.

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Prof. Johannes Blümer appointed “Science Ambassador” at UNSAM

Prof. Dr. Johannes Blümer has been appointed “Science Ambassador of the Universidad Nacional de San Martín (UNSAM)” in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was granted this title due to his long-standing commitment and support of the cooperation between KIT and Argentina.

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Friendship tree between KIT and India


On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, which will be celebrated for the 151st time on October 2, a tree will be planted on the KIT as a special symbol during the visit. This will be a walnut tree, which is found in both countries, defies climate change, and was an important tree for Gandhi. The tree is to stand for a long and flourishing relationship between KIT and its Indian partners.