About KIT

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) — public non-profit institution. It is located in Karlsruhe, Germany. KIT is a part of European University Association (EUA), Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER), TU9 - German Institutes of Technology, CLUSTER.

It is one of the best institutions in the world. In QS World University Rankings 2023, it is among top-140. The university is in top-80 of the independent international ranking THE.

KIT does research in different fields of study and offers bachelor, master and doctorate programs.

Location
Karlsruhe, Germany
Establishment year
1825
Students
23,224
International students
5,030
Female students
29%
Acceptance rate
30%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2023 
#142
Rating THE
2022 
#80

KIT tuition fees

At KIT, the academic calendar is divided into two semesters. However, tuition fees are calculated per year. Studying at public institutions in Germany is free, regardless of the chosen program. Students pay only a semester fee. At KIT, it is about 3,248 USD per year. The university provides tuition assistance to some students through financial aid programs. They are available to both locals and foreigners. On the official website of the university, you can find all the up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

Also, consider other expenses: accommodation, transportation, study materials, meals, and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
Semesters
Scholarships
No
Financial AidAllowances and other types of social assistance
Yes
Semester fee
3,248 USD/year

Bachelor degree in KIT

Before applying to the university, you need to pass an exam for knowledge of the English language. The university accepts the results of IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum IELTS score is 6.5. The TOEFL score is not lower than 88.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
88
TOEFL PBT
570

Master's degree in KIT

To confirm your level of English, you must pass IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 88. IELTS — 6.5 or higher.

IELTS
6.5
TOEFL iBT
88
TOEFL PBT
550

KIT campus

KIT has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. The educational institution has its own library. Here, students do their homework or just have a good time reading an interesting book. Student life at KIT is filled with intercultural activities, as not only local students study here, but also students from abroad. The exchange of knowledge and experience, networking and new acquaintances — all this is an integral part of studenthood.

Campus Type
Urban
Library
Yes

What to do after graduation

Graduates of KIT find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. Look for more immigration options in our article.

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Universities related to KIT

Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
TitleCountryCityBachelorMaster
1436Karlsruhe Institute of TechnologyGermanyKarlsruhe
from  15,163 USD
to  18,748 USD
from  3,249 USD
to  16,246 USD
130250Karlsruhe University of Applied SciencesGermanyKarlsruhe
 
3,249 USD
 
3,249 USD
122Karlsruhe University of EducationGermanyKarlsruhe
 
1,000 USD
 
1,000 USD
203Academy of Fine Arts KarlsruheGermanyKarlsruhe
 
1,000 USD
 
1,000 USD
207Karlshochschule International UniversityGermanyKarlsruhe
from  8,968 USD
to  9,114 USD
 
 

Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
TitleCountryCityBachelorMaster
401Technical University of MunichGermanyMunich
 
127 USD
 
127 USD
412Heidelberg UniversityGermanyHeidelberg
 
3,249 USD
from  3,249 USD
to  6,498 USD
503Ludwig Maximilian University of MunichGermanyMunich
 
245 USD
 
1,000 USD
1134University of FreiburgGermanyFreiburg
 
3,249 USD
from  3,249 USD
to  12,997 USD
1305University of GöttingenGermanyGöttingen
 
693 USD
 
693 USD