KIT Science Week

In 2023 the next KIT Science Week will take place: from October 10 to 15 science enthusiasts once again will enjoy a wide program variety.

The KIT Science Week was part of the successful proposal for the University of Excellence. It combines a scientific conference for renowned researchers from all over the world with events for the public. 

When attending kickoff talks, panel discussions, citizen dialogs, and guided tours through open laboratories: friends of science and culture in Karlsruhe and the region will gain exclusive insights into the most diverse facets of research.

In 2023, the KIT Science Weeek will focus on sustainability: various formats will look at the larg range of ecological, economic, and social aspects tof sustainability. A special focus will also be on climate protection: How can we contribute to sustainable  production, consumption, use of energy and resources, waste avoidance, and recycling on both the local and global levels?

Together with politicians, business representatives, and citizens, we will discuss responsible use of finite resources for present and future generations worldwide to lead a life according to their needs.


Impressions of the first KIT Science Week 2021 (in German)

 Eröffnung der KIT Science Week 2021
Interview with Holger Hanselka

The President of KIT on the exchange between Science and Society.

Interview with Thomas Hirth

The KIT Vice President on KIT Science Week.


The KIT Science Week is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and the Baden-Wuerttemberg Ministry of Science as part of the Excellence Strategy of the German Federal and State Governments.