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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

Currently only available via email or phone

Please also note the office hours of our individual employees



KIT awards only a few scholarships to students from overseas partner universities. Nomination for exchange scholarships is done by the International Office of your home university. Please contact your home university directly for more detailed information.


The DAAD (Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) awards scholarships for exchange students from certain countries. You can find information on whether you are eligible for a scholarship in the online database of the DAAD ( Your home university´s International Office as well as the DAAD representation in your country can assist you.

Part-time jobs

German students often work part-time in addition to their studies to earn some extra money. If you are planning on doing the same, please be aware that there are very strict rules for foreign students. Please check what you are legally allowed to do before taking up any work. Also, please be aware that it is impossible to finance your stay and studies completely by a part-time job – studying in Germany takes a lot of time.