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Campus tours at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Get to know complex research facilities or the KIT art collection, perhaps even take a look into the past on a historical walk - there are many things to discover on a campus tour. With lectures and guided tours, scientists provide insights into the diverse topics at KIT.

North Campus - Large-scale Research Responsibilities

Discover KIT's North Campus on one of the themed campus tours. The programme includes an introduction to the main research areas of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, a tour of the grounds and a visit to several scientific and technical facilities from the various subject areas. 

The following tour packages can be booked in the booking calendar:

Infrastructure for high-level research: 20 people

 

Research facilities:                          

Grid-Computing-Zentrum Karlsruhe (GridKa) 

Hochleistungsrechner Karlsruhe (HoreKa) 

 

Dates: 

Wednesdays, 2.00 to 4.30 pm

Fridays, 9.00 to 11.30 am

 

Barrier-free access to the facilities is possible.

Large-scale experiments for science: 20 people 

 

Research facilities: 

Karlsruhe Research Accelerator (KARA)

Karlsruhe Tritium Neutrino Experiment (KATRIN) 

 

Dates: 

Tuesdays, 1.00 to 3.30 pm

Wednesdays, 1.00 to 3.30 pm

 

Barrier-free access to the facilities is not possible.

(Small particles, big) climate research: 20 people 

 

Research facility: 

Aerosol Interaction Dynamics in the Atmosphere (AIDA)

 

Dates: 

Wednesdays, 9.30 to 11.00 am

Thursdays, 12.30 to 2.00 pm

 

Barrier-free access to the facilities is possible.

(On the trail of) nuclear research: 25 people

 

Research facility: 

Forschungsreaktor 2 (FR 2) 

 

Dates: 

t.b.a. 

 

Barrier-free access to the facilities is not possible.

Energy Lab 

Research for the energy transition: 15 Personen

 

Research facility: 

Energy Lab

 

Termine: 

Wednesdays, 2.00 to 3.30 pm

 

Barrier-free access to the facilities is not possible.

Information for planning a campus tour
  • The North Campus of KIT can only be visited on the dates offered. Guided tours can be booked up to four weeks before the tour via the event calendar below.
  • Participants must not be younger than 16 years old.
  • Guided tours are only available in German or English.
  • Please note the specified number of people within the various tour packages. Larger groups must be requested separately.
  • Unless expressly agreed otherwise, the tours start at the Advanced Training Center for Technology and Environment (FTU), to the left in front of the main entrance. A campus guide will be waiting for the group there.
  • A bus equipped with a loudspeaker system is required for the tour of the campus. In exceptional cases, KIT can provide a company bus for groups that do not arrive with their own bus. The cost of the bus is EUR 100.
Unfortunately, it is not possible for interested individuals or small groups of less than seven people to make their own tours. However, you have the option of joining a group tour.
If you have any questions, please contact the event management team at event∂kit.edu.
Arrival
The campus tours start in front of the Advanced Training Center for Technology and Environment (FTU) on the left in front of the main entrance of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, North Campus. The meeting point is marked on the map.
Further information on how to get to Campus North by car and public transportation can be found here.

 

Booking Calendar