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The International Scholars & Welcome Office is your starting point when planning a research stay at KIT as foreign guest scientist, lecturer, doctoral candidate, or a post-doctoral researcher.

On the following websites we will provide you with all relevant information related to your upcoming stay.

Please contact IScO at your earliest convenience so that we can offer a personalized and comprehensive guidance to you.

 

 

 

 

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Welcome Services

Advice and support on administrative matters and everyday questions about life in Karlsruhe

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For Hosts

Information regarding the invitation and supervision of international researchers as well as the financing of the stay 

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Support programmes

Information on funding, e.g. Scholarships and Awards

 

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Community & Networks

Events and networking opportunities 

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Effects of the Ukraine War and Offers of Assistance

New KIT Infoportal: Effects of the Ukraine War and Offers of Assistance
With a new information portal, the KIT Service for International Affairs Unit (DE INTL) would like to centralize information regarding support offers for people from Ukraine and the effects of the war on studying and working at KIT. The provided information is targeted at students and researchers, and contains further material pertaining to cooperations, partnerships, and third-party funds as well as offers of assistance. The offer is continuously updated and extended.


Threatened Researchers
Furthermore, important information for threatened researchers, including those from Ukraine, can be found here.


News | News Archive

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Welcome event for the new International Excellence Fellows on 11.07.2022

A welcome event for the new International Excellence Fellows was held on July 11, 2022, where the Fellows and their host professors had the opportunity to interact informally.

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Campus North Guided Tour on 04.07.2022

On Monday, July 4, 2022, international guest researchers - International Excellence Fellows and Humboldt Fellows - took part in a guided tour at Campus North. There, they learned more about KIT's research priorities, visited some scientific and technical facilities as well as established interdisciplinary contacts.

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International Excellence Talk by Prof. Dr. Kamran Behdinan

On Thursday, 14 July 2022 at 5:00 PM (CEST) the 12th International Excellence Talk will take place online (via Zoom). Prof. Dr. Kamran Behdinan will present his insights on the topic “Multidisciplinary Design and Analysis of Multifunctional Lightweight Systems”.

 

More Information regarding the talk via this link.

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You can find older news in the archive.

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Coronavirus outbreak

DUE TO THE CURRENT CORONAVIRUS-PANDEMIC THE INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARS AND WELCOME OFFICE IS CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR PUBLIC.

Within Germany, restrictions on everyday life have been imposed. The joint crisis task force of the Federal Ministry of the Interior and the Federal Ministry of Health has prepared comprehensive FAQ sections on how to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic while being in Germany. Information is also available in different languages.

KIT is prepared and capable of acting.


Team IScO continues to support researchers and advisors can be contacted by e-mail.
Choose our general address scholar@intl.kit.edu.