Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

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world rank  251

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University Overview

Established in 2009, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Karlsruhe (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Baden-Wurttemberg. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Dresden, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Ulm. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg (Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg), Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 10 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this German higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Acronym KIT
Founded 2009 Fridericiana Polytechnic: 1825 TU Karlsruhe: 1865

University Location

Address Kaiserstrasse 12
Karlsruhe (population range: 250,000-499,999)
76131 Baden-Wurttemberg
T +49 (721) 608 0
F +49 (721) 608 44290
Other locations Dresden, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Ulm

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Kaiserstrasse 12
Karlsruhe 76128
+49 (721) 608 44911

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Karlsruhe Institute of Technology's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Forschung und Kunst Baden-Württemberg

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Ministerium fur Wissenschaft-Forschung und Kunst Baden-Wurttemberg
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET


  • European University Association EUA
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research CESAER
  • TU9 German Institutes of Technology e V TU9
  • Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research CLUSTER

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