Central facilities of the KIT
The KIT-library supports students and scientists around the clock with over two million books and 28.000 magazines. Focus areas are natural sciences, technic and economic sciences. The latest literature is freely accessible in the respective disciplinary reading rooms. Additionally, the library offers several services over the internet, including regional and national online-catalogues, subject-specific databases, electronic full-texts and multimedia and various document delivery services.
International Students Office (IstO)
The IstO is offering information and service for german students who are planning a semester abroad as well as for international students who are planning to study at KIT. Besides, IstO supports students in searching for internships abroad and informs about possible financial support possibilities.
Studying at KIT, students projects, the working world, spare time activities, events and many more - the online-magazine clicKIT is published four times a year.
"KIT Wissen - Faszination Forschung" and "KIT Campus- Studieren und mehr" are the two magazines of the KIT-radio programme. The programs are changing weekly and can be received on Thursday, 5pm - 6pm via UKW Karlsruhe 104,8, BW Kabel 100,2 or via internet-live stream.
Study Centre for the Visually Impaired Students (SZS)
The SZS promotes the autonomy of blind and visually impaired students in all study paths at KIT through intensive care, technical workstation equipment, individual mobility training, internships and studies abroad. Because of close cooperation with industry, the transition towards work is mostly without any problems.
KIT-Servicecenter for information and consultation (zib)
The zib is the first address regarding all questions around studying at KIT. It is advising prospective students and students in different issues, for example which field of study to choose, how to plan your studies or how to deal with difficulties in examinations or learning.