Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
As “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for society and the environment. The aim is to make significant contributions to global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility and information. To this end, some 9,000 employees work together on a broad disciplinary basis in the natural sciences, engineering, economics, the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 21,000 students for responsible positions in society, business and science through research-oriented university studies. KIT’s innovation activities bridge the gap between knowledge and application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural resources.
KIT is home to the oldest computer science faculty in Germany and can, therefore, look back on a long tradition of research in the various fields of computer science. The Faculty of Computer Science at KIT is unique in the Karlsruhe technology region due to its extremely broad spectrum of research and education, its proximity to large-scale research and its excellent connections. 43 professors and over 300 employees ensure excellent supervision in education. Computer science from Karlsruhe enjoys an excellent reputation not only in Germany but also far beyond its borders. Every year, this is confirmed by top positions in university rankings.