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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

Living in Karlsruhe

Karlsruher Schloss



Needless to say, you aren't coming to Karlsruhe only to study. You might also like to get acquainted with the German culture and language as well as see what life in Karlsruhe looks like.

In Karlsruhe, welcoming newcomers has a special significance and tradition, dating from the time of its founding by Karl Wilhelm, Margrave of Baden, more than 300 years ago. To express this goal, the Bürgerstiftung Karlsruhe has rewritten the original Privilegienbrief (Charter of Rights), with which the city’s founder attracted new inhabitants, in the form of a Bürgerbrief (Community Letter).

On the following pages, hints and tips about practical questions, cultural and leisure activities and a lot of other worthwhile facts for life in Karlsruhe can be found.

Of course, you can contact the International Students' Office, the International Student Center of the Student Union or the members of the AK ERASMUS with your specific questions and problems.