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Monika Landgraf
Chief Press Officer

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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Environmentally Compatible Organic Solar Cells
KIT Coordinates "MatHero” Project Related to Sustainable and Low-cost Production Methods - EC Funds Project with EUR 3.5 Million

Combs of Light Accelerate Communication
Researchers Exploit Optical Frequency Comb Sources on a Silicon Chip for Data Transmission in the Terabit Range

Science: Switching Brain Cells with Less Light
KIT Computer Models Explain how Ion Channels in Cell Membranes React to Light / Light Switch for Nerve Cells as a Sensitive Tool of Research

KIT Presents Innovations at the 2014 Hanover Fair
Machine Components of Variable Eigenfrequencies - Intelligent Storage System for Solar Electricity - Energy Supply via Glass Fibers - Topography and Wafer Mapping - X-ray Computer Tomography and 3D Printing

>> Further Press Releases