Benefits

With enrollment at KIT you get:

  • a ▶ KIT card;
  • access to the KIT software shop
  • the right to free travel in the public transportation network of the ▶ Karlsruhe Transport Authority (KVV)  on weekdays between 6 p.m.- 5 a.m. as well as full time on weekends and public holidays;
  • the option to buy the extended KVV “▶ Studikarte” offer for use of public transport during weekdays as well (ca. EUR 160 for 6 months);
  • the use of the offers of ▶ Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe, e.g. the student discount in the dining halls and cafeterias as well as access to the university sports facilites;
  • free participation in a language course per semester at ▶ Sprachenzentrum oder  ▶ Studienkolleg;
  • if applicable further student benefits (e.g. free of charge use of Badische Landesbibliothek)

With enrollment you have:

  • liability and accident insurance (for stays at KIT and routes to and from KIT).
  • For more information on accident and liability insurance, please visit ▶ Studierendenwerk Karlsruhe.

Please note that enrolled doctoral candidates usually don´t get a reduction for the health insurance.