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A major legal center and a true science powerhouse. 

Located in Baden-Wuerttemberg, Karlsruhe is the home of Germany's Federal Constitutional Court, and the country's Court of Justice. Not only that, but the city on the banks of the Rhine hosts 9 higher education institutions, ranging from fine art and cultural studies to science and technology - an area where Karlsruhe excels.


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One of Germany's most vibrant medium-sized cities, Karlsruhe is home to 313,000 people, a large student community, and world-class technologists, educators, and lawyers. Learning is core to the city's identity, but culture comes close, thanks to the "Badisches Staatstheater" and some superb art and history museums.



Studying and Working in Karlsruhe

Student life in Karlsruhe is diverse, but one institution stands out. The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is renowned across the world for its research projects and teaching. It has led the way in nuclear research, hosted famous pioneers like Heinrich Hertz, and regularly ranks as the German university with the greatest scholarly impact.

KIT welcomes international students by their thousands, and it isn't alone. The University of Applied Sciences, the University of Education, and a famous music school all play their part in making Karlsruhe a genuine hotbed of higher education. Add in the chance to advance in legal careers, enter teaching, or pursue cutting edge scientific research, and this Baden-Wuerttemberg city is an enduringly popular place to study.


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