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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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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

Largest German Solar Power Storage Park
Solar Cells, Batteries, and Power Inverters in a 1-MW Plant Generate and Buffer Solar Electricity Compatibly with the Power Grid / New and Safe Technology as a Building Block for the "Energiewende”

2014 Mechanical Engineering Day at KIT
Ingenieure in Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft: Institute der Fakultät und Industriepartner stellen Forschungsprojekte und Berufsfelder vor

Showroom: Alternative Illumination with LED Technology
Innovative Illumination Concepts with High-performance, Energy-efficient Light-emitting Diodes Are Presented in SILUET on KIT Campus South

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