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KIT-Department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences

The KIT-Department of Civil Engineering, Geo and Environmental Sciences (BGU) comprises the departments of Civil Engineering, Geosciences, Spatial Sciences as well as Geodesy and Geoinformatics. The study programs can be assigned to the Civil Engineering and Geosciences. In addition, some of them can also be assigned to the Environmental Sciences due to their strong reference to the environment.

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Information for all who are interested in studying at our KIT-Department.

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Study programs

Information on the study programs offered by our KIT-Department.

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Advice and service

News, contact to Study Program Service BGU and study advisors as well as documents for students and employees of our KIT-Department.


Answers and information about general questions about studying at KIT can be found on the pages of the KIT Student Service.

You are an international student and interested in studying at KIT or a KIT student who is interested in a stay abroad? Then the International Students Office is at your disposal.


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Scholarship for Master's theses

The scholarship is for students of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology who are writing part or all of their Master's thesis abroad. It includes a one-off amount of up to €2,000 to reimburse the costs incurred in connection with writing the Master's thesis abroad. After completion of the Master's thesis, the results are to be presented to the members of the Karlsruher Kreis e.V.. All costs incurred for this will be covered.


The application deadline is May 24, 2024



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KlarText Prize for Science Communication 2024

The Klaus Tschira Foundation is looking for young scientists who have written a very good doctoral thesis in 2022 or 2023 and explain their research achievements to a non-scientific audience in a self-authored article. The prize is awarded in the fields of biology, chemistry, computer science, geosciences, mathematics, neuroscience or physics and related disciplines.


Submission deadline: February 28, 2024.



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European and local elections 2024: electoral assistants wanted

The City of Karlsruhe is looking for support for the upcoming municipal and local elections on June 9th as well as the elections to the European Parliament. The aim is to accompany the postal and ballot box elections. Election workers will receive an expense allowance.


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German Ecodesign Award

The German Ecodesign Award honours designers, companies and students from Germany and Europe whose work make an important contribution to the sustainable transformation of our economy and society. The award has been granted annually since 2012 by the Federal Ministry for the Environment and the German Environment Agency in cooperation with the International Design Center Berlin.


Registration for the competition runs until 15.04.2024

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Student award from the BDB Bund Deutscher Baumeister, Architekten und Ingenieure

In 2024, the BDB will once again be awarding the "Student:innen-Förderpreis", which supports students of architecture and civil engineering. The award recognizes student projects from these disciplines that demonstrate exemplary and sustainable solutions for the development of contemporary construction. Submissions are possible in a total of 4 categories: buildings, engineering structures, constructions and urban planning.


All students at universities in the fields of architecture and civil engineering as well as young professionals up to two years after graduation are eligible to enter.


The prize is endowed with a total of €5,200.


Entries will only be accepted online up to and including February 29, 2024.

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Promotional award for students „Young Engineers Award“, participation deadline: 28.02.23

The Young Engineers Award honors outstanding bachelor's and master's theses by civil engineering students in Baden-Württemberg.


Students and graduates whose bachelor's or master's degree was completed no more than one year ago at the time of submission and was awarded the grade "very good" or who are nominated for the prize by the head of the study program or the supervising professor are eligible to enter.


Works can be submitted until February 29, 2024.


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Peter und Luise Hager-Award

The Peter and Luise Hager-Award honors outstanding achievements by individual Master's graduates and doctoral students in the field of chemical engineering and process engineering and provides incentives for future commitment.

The prize is awarded for doctoral and master's theses in the field of energy and environmental technology with a specific reference to renewable energies, storage and grids.


Applications must be submitted electronically by March 31, 2024 to

KIT Department of Chemical and Process Engineering

Dr. Susann Schäfer

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