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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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125 Years of Liquid Crystal Research
Groundwork for Flat Screens and LCD Displays Was Laid by Otto Lehmann in 1889 in Karlsruhe When He First Studied the Properties of Liquid Crystals Systematically

Gips-Schüle Young Scientist Award for Two KIT Researchers
Awards for Outstanding Doctoral Theses in the Subjects of Mathematics, Informatics, Natural Sciences, and Engineering Are Granted in 2014 for the First Time - Awards Ceremony on October 22 at KIT

Start of the Winter Semester at KIT
Welcome of Freshmen at the Schwarzwaldhalle - About 4000 Students Start Studies at KIT

Top Results in Worldwide Research Ranking
KIT Continues to Be Best German University in Engineering and Natural Sciences - International Ranking of the National Taiwan University (NTU) Is Based on Publication Data

>> Further Press Releases