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International Prizes with Mobility

The International Affairs Service Unit (INTL) coordinates the procedure for awarding two international prizes.

DAAD Prize for Excellence International students

Once a year KIT honors particularly committed foreign students with the prize of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). The prize is endowed with 1000 euros.

Contact: Jan Straube

Prize winners:

  • 2017 Andreea-Roxana Tulbure
  • 2018 Lama Alkadi

Helmholtz International Fellow Award

The Helmholtz International Fellow Award is intended to contribute to intensifying existing cooperations between scientists at Helmholtz centers and excellent foreign researchers. It is endowed with 20,000 euros and should enable successful candidates to realize joint research projects with colleagues from the Helmholtz Association or to strengthen existing cooperations. The Helmholtz institutions, including the KIT, nominate candidates twice a year, and the Helmholtz presidium makes the selection.

Contact: Oliver Kaas

Prize winners:

  • 2018 Paul Burn (University of Queensland in Australia)