Karlsruhe Institut für Technologie, KIT (Germany)

The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) consistently continues its role of pioneer in the German science system. As “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association,” the KIT will make full use of its synergy potential.
The overarching KIT 2025 Strategy outlines the way for the years to come. It strengthens research for the benefit of society with a focus on energy, mobility, and information.
Student training is based on sound education in the natural sciences and mathematics, early participation in research projects is strongly recommended, and supporting courses in languages, interpersonal communication and entrepreneurship are offered. KIT has a strong interaction with industry and requires students to do practical internships in industry. As a research university, students at all levels are required to prepare a final thesis for 6 months.

Activities and experience of the partner organization in the areas relevant for this project. 

KIT has 24 international double degrees with institutions worldwide, 13 of which with partner institutions France. KIT is working on a guideline how to establish successful double degree programs as well as on key performance indicators for assuring the quality of double degree programs. One of the persons involved in this project is in charge of all German-French double degree programs at KIT (some of which are older than 22 years) and in close contact to the faculties, the students, industry and the German-French University which is the umbrella organization for bi-national and tri-national joint programs between France and Germany.