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Monika Landgraf
Chief Press Officer, Head of Press Office

Phone: +49 721 608-47414
Fax: +49 721 608-43658

Visitor Adress:

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Public Relations and Marketing Department
Press Office - Building 10.11

Kaiserstraße 12
76131 Karlsruhe


Press Office

Being the link between KIT and the public, the Press Office is the point of contact for newspaper and periodical journalists, broadcast journalists, and the digital media.

The KIT Press Office is dedicated to the motto “Science in Dialog” and keeps in touch with journalists to discuss topical subjects from research, education, and innovation. Our office supports journalistic research and finds the right interview partners. We inform about latest scientific results and report, in addition, on new trends in education and on KIT as an important R & D partner of industry.

Service for the media:

  • Press releases for regional, national, and international media
  • Response to media inquiries
  • Organization of press conferences
  • Off-the-record conversation with journalists
  • Photographing and filming permits
  • Finding experts in research, education, and innovation (KIT experts) for interviews
  • Newsletter for journalists (“KIT-kompakt”)
  • RSS feed subscription to KIT press releases

KIT employees and scientists are offered electronic press reviews. The office, moreover, carries out media response analyses and contributes to the KIT brochures and flyers.

Current Press Releases
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Free Pores for Molecule Transport
Researchers Identify Cause of Surface Barriers of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) - Relevant to Gas Storage

First E-mail Received in Germany 30 Years Ago
First German Internet E-mail Server Was Established at KIT’s Precursory Institution in 1984 / Start of Rapid Electronic Communication

Students Build Innovative Wind Power Plants
On July 25, Four Teams Will Present Their Prototypes for the Germany-wide Construction Competition "Electricity Production by Wind Power” on KIT Campus South

How Trains Work and Why the Sky Is Blue
2014 KIT Children’s University to Start on August 5 - New: "Double Lectures” and Accompanying Program

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