The farther backward you can look, the farther forward you can see.

Winston Churchill

Dear prospective students,

we are pleased that you are interested in studying history in the EUKLID program at KIT.
The EUKLID program offers an interdisciplinary education in the fields of history

  • Ideas, terms, concepts
  • Political history
  • Cultural History of Technology


as well as the fields of philosophy

  • Theoretical Philosophy
  • Practical philosophy

You will learn modern methods of gaining scientific knowledge based on methods of the humanities.

Click here to go to the information pages of EUKLID with detailed information about all details of the study program:

Buchseiten KIT
European culture and history of ideas

Here you will find all information about the course structure.



You can use the following links to apply for the individual Bachelor and Master courses
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Application for EUKLID Bachelor studies

Studying history at KIT is possible without admission restriction, the start is always in the winter semester.

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Application for EUKLID Master studies

Equivalent degrees from other universities in Germany and abroad can be credited to a Master's degree EUKLID  study program at KIT.

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Offers for prospective students

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Open House at KIT

On this information day, pupils are given the opportunity to find out about studying at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The offers of the different faculties provide insights into various lectures.

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Girls' Day at KIT

Girls' Day at KIT offers schoolgirls insights into occupational fields that are unfortunately still too rarely chosen by girls and women: That is, the scientific professions. Renate Dürr will explore with you how something good and powerful can come out of aspiration (=ideal) and the science "doers" (=real), especially in the scientific fields of physics and computer science. The workshop will take place on April 25, 2024, for further information see the following link.

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Information day for prospective students

Would you like to know what the EUKLID degree program is all about and what studying history and philosophy looks like? Then you've come to the right place! Building 30.91, Room 012, 11:00-11:30 h with Silke Zimmer-Merkle. Why not also listen to the event on the elective subject Technology Assessment, which takes place directly afterwards: "Sex Robots, Intimacy, and Ethics: A Case from the Field of Technology Assessment". Ethical sex work with robots - is it possible? In the taster lecture, the elective subject Technology Assessment will give a small taste of the diverse topics of TA research. The lecture language is English, 11:35-12:25 h with Bettina-Johanna Krings and Giovanni Frigo.

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The Student Council

"We are there for you about all questions and problems concerning your studies." The student council GeistSoz organizes regular meetings and offers a lot of insider knowledge.

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Orientation at the start of your studies

During the orientation phase one week before the start of the semester, the GeistSoz student council will provide you with all the important information about commencing your studies.

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Student information from the Central Student Advisory Service

The counseling service is aimed both at high school students who are still searching for the right career and at prospective students who have specific questions about a course of study.

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