Teaching, learning, and research at a high level on the campus in the city centre and at the Schlosspark

The KIT-Department BGU takes a holistic approach to understanding, protecting, using, and sustainably shaping the environment as the basis of our lives in teaching, research, and innovations.

In this context, the geosciences and environmental sciences work closely together with the civil engineering sciences. Thus, the department makes an essential contribution to living in an attractive environment also in the future.

Please note that the dates in this calendar are not updated daily and all information is without guarantee. It is possible that dates are changed at short notice without us becoming aware of this. We therefore recommend that you check the information on the websites of the facilities concerned.


Appointment to the scientific advisory board

At the beginning of 2024, Prof. Dehn (IMB) was appointed to the Scientific Advisory Board of the Research Association of the German Concrete and Precast Industry.
The aim of the association is to promote application-oriented research and development for the benefit of small and medium-sized companies for the manufacture of concrete products and to carry out research activities in the field of precast concrete construction. Prof. Dehn supports the association with research inquiries regarding eligibility and relevance.

Appointment to the scientific advisory board

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


more information (Website in German)
Logo Student:innen Förderpreis 2024BDB
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.

more information and online registration form (in German)
Icon Young Engineers AwardIngenieurkammer BW
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.


more information (in German)