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Current press releases and news

 A long, thatched house with low walls stands on a meadow in front of a forest.

Study by the ROOTS Cluster of Excellence shows connectivity between population development and environmental changes during the Neolithic and Early Bronze Age.

Graphic showing a red thermometer with a tall column on the left. Next to it is a red speech bubble with the letters pẹlẹ o. On the left is a blue thermometer with a small column. Next to it a blue, smaller speech bubble with the letters way̓ kw ckicx.

A study by the ROOTS Cluster of Excellence provides new insights into the connectivity between environment and language development

A strongly modified photo shows modern and old architectural elements in shades of blue, grey and yellow

The Cluster of Excellence ROOTS publishes a booklet on "Urban Design".

Aerial view of research vessel Polarstern

Upcoming expeditions, one led by Kiel University, will focus on the history of ice sheet instability

Reed belt in front of a dike section

Kiel researchers evaluate the future protection potential of dikes and show flooding scenarios until 2100

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German Research Foundation continues to fund the CRC 1182 until 2027


Johannes Müller is the only scientist from Germany to be an Honorary Research Associate of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research.

[Translate to English:] Nervenpopulationen

Nerve cells and microorganisms cooperate to control feeding behaviour

Statement by the Board of Kiel University.

Microscopic image of Nematostella

Study on the development of the microbiome published in the journal Microbiome


University newspaper


Four times a year, 85,000 copies containing news and reports from the university are published as a supplement to the Kieler Nachrichten.

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Transferring knowledge into society is one of Kiel University’s key concerns. This is achieved with regular exhibitions, with conferences and congresses, with public lecture series, with exciting experiments at Kieler Woche, and much more.

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Assistance from experts

CAU experts will gladly assist journalists with information about current topics and developments.


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Image archive

Here you will find images provided by the university. In addition to the public stock available for free use, additional material is available on request.


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Figures, dates, facts

The university in figures: here you will find key statistics, facts and figures, well as the contact details of our statistics specialists.

The university in Figures


The glossary contains approved translations of CAU-specific terms. They facilitate uniform representation in an international context.

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News and information from the university for employees and students.


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Job vacancies

The CAU is one of the largest employers and training companies in the region. As a family-friendly university, it offers researchers and experts attractive jobs, working conditions and training.

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Ecological, modern, diverse: the revamped uni shop at Kiel University now offers products with a new design.

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Christiana Albertina

The Christiana Albertina combines current essays, articles about events, awards and presentations from all eight faculties at the CAU and is available for research in the University Library.