Partnerships and Networks
KIT cooperates with partner institutions throughout the world, for example, in China, France, and Japan. KIT participates actively in various international networks.
Information for Refugees
KIT helps refugees who want to study: For example, in offering a study ambassador program und open office hours. KIT supports threatened researchers. It awards a Philipp Schwartz Fellowship to a threatened scientist which enables him to do research at KIT for the duration of two years. The Philipp Schwartz Initiative was established by the Humboldt Foundation with assistance from Germany’s Federal Foreign Office. KIT also is a member of the Scholars at Risk Network (SAR) und of the Steering Committee of the SAR Germany Section.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is one of the winners in the competition "Research Alumni Strategies" 2014: With its idea of the project for the integration of former international visiting scholars into its culture of innovation, KIT has convinced the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Research alumni act as ambassadors of the KIT worldwide. They can benefit from special offers and privileged access to the knowledge network of the KIT.