Welcome to the International Students Office of KIT!

Are you an international applicant interested in degree-seeking studies, PhD, internship, Erasmus or overseas exchange at KIT?

Here you will find information and services regarding study and funding opportunities, preparation, application and realization of a stay at KIT, and about student life in Germany and Karlsruhe.


Remission of tuition fees

Students in specific circumstances may apply for remission of tuition fees. Details on our website.

erasmus eucor Fulbright TU9 BW-Stipendium cluster

In May 2024 STUBE-BW invates you to the following seminars:

Clichés, Stereotypes, Prejudices - How is it possible to live together?
3 - 25 May I  Weil der Stadt

Kolonialismus, Neokolonialismus – Ursachen, Auswirkungen und Lösungsansätze
24 - 26 May I  Weil der Stadt


STUBE is a development education program for students from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe.


KIT Is in the Top 100 of the World in Ten Subjects

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019 – KIT Is Strong in “Natural Sciences” and “Engineering & Technology”. In ten subjects, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) ranks in the top 100 of the universities worldwide, in mechanical engineering, materials sciences, and physics it has even reached the international top 50. 


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Welcome Event - summer semester 2024

Welcome to your student journey at KIT!

See how we can help make your journey a success.

Welcome Event summer semester.pdf
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Alert of fraud

Dear students,

Due to a recent incident, the International Students Office wants to warn all international students of frauds targeting especially foreigners by fraudulent calls or criminal visits in the dormitories.

You find the announcement here.


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International students in Germany – listen up! We are looking for you

We are in search of testimonials for the campaign ‘Study in Germany – Land of Ideas’.
Become part of our ‘Study in Germany’ testimonial team, connect with other international students, learn about content creation, take part in exciting video and photo shootings, and share your experience with prospective students all around the world!

BackpackUDS, Anne-Pauline Piper
Counselling offer for Eucor students

You are a student of one of the Eucor partner universities Basel, Freiburg, Mulhouse or Strasbourg and have questions about studying at KIT or Eucor? The Eucor team at KIT will be happy to support you! Please contact us during the regular consultation hour or make an individual appointment.

Deutsch-Chilenisches Masterprogramm
Deutsch-chilenisches Masterprogramm Regionalwissenschaft/ Raumplanung

KIT offers a German-Chilean Masters program in the field of regional sciences with a focus on natural risks and catastrophy prevention in cooperation with Universidad de Concepción (UdeC) in Concepción, Chile.
Application deadline is September 30 every year.
The IfR is looking for highly motivated applicants who have obtained their B.Sc. or B.A.
Applicants should speak German and Spanish because you will be studying two semesters in Karlsruhe and Concepción each.

Information for Refugees on Youtube
Information for Refugees About Studying at KIT

Education at KIT is aiming at scientifically training young people in research oriented fields and acquiring interdisciplinary competences. A special program is addressing refugee students.

On Youtube you can find videos in Arabic introducing the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and its auditing program and giving other useful information about studying at KIT and its offered study programs.

Youtube Channel
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Tuition fees for international students from winter semester 2017/18 onwards

From the winter semester 2017/2018 onwards, tuition fees of 1,500 euros per semester for international students are to be introduced at the universities in Baden-Württemberg.

International students with EU citizenship are able to study without paying fees

For further information please visit our corresponding page and the Ministry's website.


Energy Technologies (ENTECH) is a generic master programme in the KIC InnoEnergy Master School.  It is a programme for engineering students wanting to create the energy technologies of the future.