KIT in the City Hall
KIT in the City Hall

On Monday 30 January 2023 at 6:30 p.m. the KIT Centre Information · Systems · Technologies  (KCIST) presents its research on the topic „The age of data and artificial intelligence“ in Karlsruhe’s city hall.

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Guest professorship at ZAKUniversität Basel
Guest professorship at ZAK

Vital impulses for research: for the winter term 2022/23 ZAK has advertised the guest professorship „research and society“. Work sociologist Dr. Simon Schaupp has taken up the first guest professorship at ZAK on 1 October 2022. Welcome!

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Colloquium Fundamentale

In the Colloquium Fundamentale of the winter semester 2022/23, experts will discuss the topic "Global Climate Policy in a Fragile World Order".

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Child Friendliness Award 2022

The mentoring program "Balu und Du" receives the 1st prize of the Child-Friendliness Award 2022 of the City of Karlsruhe. The prize comes with 750€ and is awarded for special engagement towards the interests of children, teenagers and families in Karlsruhe. We are very happy!

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Committed University

For its support of volunteer work the 'Verband Deutscher Studierendeninitiativen e.V.' (VDSI) awards KIT the certificate "Engagierte Hochschule" (Committed University) for its support of volunteer work. The application was submitted by the ZAK for the 'Balu und Du' mentoring program.

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Swenja Zaremba selected as Thomas Mann Fellow 2022

We are proud to announce that ZAK’s research associate Swenja Zaremba has been selected as one out of five fellows of the Thomas Mann House 2022!
During her fellowship in Los Angeles she would like to show in a case study the transformative potential the method of community organizing can have for civil society networks and what the method possibly can contribute to local democracy.

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KIT wins award!

The KIT receives the "National Award - Education for Sustainable Development" in the category 'places of learning'. The prize money of 10,000 € is to be used for the expansion of the project week "Sustainability Spring Days at KIT".

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Colloquium FundemantaleZAK
Colloquium Fundemantale

On 21 July 2022, the KIT Academy for Responsible Research, Teaching, and Innovation (ARRTI) and Prof. Dr. Pirmin Stekeler-Weithofer conducted a discussion on the topic of freedom in science at the Colloquium Fundamentale.

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Teaser freepik

You can find an overview of the past activities in our timeline.

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About us

ZAK is a central academic unit at KIT based on three pillars: research, studies and public science.

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