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Kiel University celebrates roofing ceremony for the new Juridicum

The shell for the five-storied teaching, research and library building Juridicum is finished

Green and orange-coloured cells through the microscope

Kiel research team describes the fundamental mechanisms which control the evolutionary ancient symbiotic relationship between algae and cnidarians for…

Illustration of a triple twisted Moebius molecule

International award goes to Kiel chemistry professor for the development of the first molecule in the form of a Möbius strip

Coloured illustration with patterns of the attachment pads of stick and leaf insects

Kiel researchers publish comprehensive evolutionary biology study on attachment structures of stick and leaf insects

Man takes water sampler out of water

GEOMAR oceanographers reveal gaps in previous model calculations

Drei Physiker

It is the “drosophila” of modern physics: The uniform electron gas can be used to investigate important characteristics of electrons

Kiel University research team proposes extracting genetic material for research and diagnostic purposes from urine in future

The largest study to date on ancient leprosy DNA reveals previously unknown diversity of strains in Medieval Europe

Study proves the viability of recovering viral DNA from ancient samples, and shows the hepatitis B virus has been circulating in Europe for at least…

Kiel botanist proposes new theory for the simultaneous evolution of opposing metabolic processes

How microorganisms support multicellular organisms with the colonisation of hostile environments

Priority research area KiNSIS gives award to internationally-outstanding physical chemist

Computersimulation, wie sich Atome über eine Metalloberfläche bewegen

Physics team at Kiel University investigates influence of ions on atomic motions

Kiel research team systematically investigates for the first time how existing antibiotics can be combined most effectively

Kiel University delighted with their presentation at the Hannover Messe 2018

A new and ultra-modern medical research and teaching campus for Kiel University is being constructed along Feldstraße for the Faculty of Medicine. The…

The first case-control study on medieval genetic material provides new insights into historical epidemics and their possible effects on current…

Intensive discussions on the future of the university, artificial intelligence and knowledge transfer at the state university’s reception in Hanover


Kiel University and equipment manufacturers RENA Technologies present new approach at the Hannover Messe

Kiel prototype for new connection technology will be presented at the Hannover Messe

New findings of Kiel Researchers published in Nature Communications

Kiel research team presents prototypes at the Hannover Messe

Minister-President Daniel Günther opens Kiel University’s trade show booth - business and science in focus

Science contributes significantly to economic and social development in the state. Kiel University (CAU) and its partners will be demonstrating this…

Waste heat from industry can often not be utilised because of its low temperature. With this material, it can be used in environmentally friendly…

European Research Council grant exploring the spread of mobile pastoralism across the steppe

The programme is online - tickets to the trade show are now available

LED-Leuchtturm auf Hochhausfassade

Kick-off event on Friday, April 13

A Kiel research team has developed a new method for tracing protein sources of farmed and wild salmon

International research examined dietary diversity across the trading network in Central Asia

Young start-up team from Kiel University develops new reference materials for direct microanalysis of solids


The universities in Kiel and Lübeck and the University Medical Center jointly establish new facility for precision medicine

Book Award for work about mountain peoples

Why the interplay of body and microorganisms demands a redefinition of the individual

Why some adults develop a sexual interest in children is scientifically not yet fully understood. A research team from the Institute of Sexual…

Kiel researchers patent novel encapsulation of vitamin B3

Researchers at Kiel University develop extremely sensitive sensor system for magnetic fields

Kiel University and its partners promote Schleswig-Holstein as a research and industrial location at the world's leading trade show –…

Kiel research team describes the auxin synthesis mechanisms in the fungus Neurospora crassa for the first time

In comparison to healthy individuals, the skin of patients with atopic dermatitis has a clearly modified and less diverse pattern of bacterial…

Above the age of 50, the most likely causes of death are cancer and degenerative diseases such as heart failure, dementia or diabetes. Since life…

In order to support its female scientists in the field of inflammation research, the Cluster of Excellence "Inflammation at Interfaces" today (24…

Research team at Kiel University saves information on a single molecule

Kiel University and a close spin-off jointly develop coating that prevents the accumulation of organisms

Scientist at Kiel University receive EU funding to develop new implants

CAU research team discovers connection between microbiome and tissue contractions that are indispensable for healthy bowel functions

The inside of the human intestine is covered with a vital protective layer of mucus. In addition, around 1,000 different species of bacteria live in…

CAU research team develops new composite material made of carbon nanotubes

Kiel research team simulates central perception processes in electronic circuit

On 12 November, speakers will be illuminating this year’s subject of "Color Your Mind" from various perspectives and presenting their innovative ideas…

The Deutsche Bahn AG intends to name an ICE of the newest generation after the notable archaeologist Johanna Mestorf (1828–1909). At Kiel University…

Kiel researchers discover switching function in molecular wire

Europe-wide partnership led by Kiel University for modern teaching in Classical Archaeology

Researchers at Kiel University have discovered a previously unknown mechanism by which plant roots avoid oxygen-deficient soil

Kiel University (CAU), Germany and Zhejiang University, China have been having a very successful exchange program for the last 30 years. Coordinated…


The area of Kiel University (CAU) known as the Anger, which is between Olshausenstraße and Westring, will be receiving a new, full, urban planning…

Drei Physiker

Electrons are an elementary component of our world: they surround the core of all atoms, are essential to the formation of molecules, and primarily…

Kiel University may submit three full applications in the subsidy programme for cutting-edge research

CAU research team proves, for the first time, that there is close cooperation between the nervous system and the microbial population of the body

CAU research team proves for the first time that host organisms can control the function of their bacterial symbionts.

Research team from Kiel University develops more precise method for studying evolutionary lineage

One year of Danish-German research project InnoCan in Kiel

Dragonflies are well known for their impressive flying skills. They manage manoeuvres that other insects are not capable of. The wings of these…

International research team bends individual nanostructures

Kiel research team investigates the political balance between economy and ecology

On Wednesday 19 July, Kiel University (CAU) and its Faculty of Arts and Humanities, together with the Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics…

German-Israeli research team under the leadership of Kiel University discovers evolutionary origin of redox regulation in plants

Research team with the participation of Kiel University explores the impact of zinc peroxide on cancer cells

Due to the weather forecast the University Board of Kiel University (CAU) has decided to suspend work and teaching at Anger-Bauten”…

Freezing increases the production of bile acids and thus changes the intestinal environment. Under these different metabolic conditions, some bacteria…

Awarded the “audit familiengerechte hochschule” (family-oriented university audit) permanent certificate

Scientists from TU Dresden and Kiel University (Germany) examine how ticks cling on to surfaces

Kiel-based team of researchers uses evolutionary principles to explore sustainable antibiotic treatment strategies

Application period for speakers starts

EU funds international project at the interface of neuroscience and geriatrics

Kiel Collaborative Research Centre opens metaorganism art exhibition to celebrate the award evening

New ceramic findings point to a dietary revolution in the Bronze Age

Kiel researchers present their concept of "Translational Evolutionary Research"

For 72 percent of German companies, the digital transition is one of the biggest tasks for the coming years (source: BITKOM Research). The same…

Kiel Life Science presents cutting-edge life science research at the world’s largest industrial trade fair

Research focus KiNSIS shows spectrum of application-orientated research

More and more technical and social innovations come from the creative environment of colleges, universities and research institutions. On Tuesday 25…

Quadruple cutting-edge research from Kiel: representatives from Kiel University’s research foci in life science, nano science, marine science and…

CAU presents cutting-edge research and technology from and for Schleswig-Holstein in Hanover

International research team creates hybrid material with a fascinating structure

International expedition with the research ship Maria S. Merian comes to an end in Kiel

From 24 to 28 April 2017, the Christian Albrechts University of Kiel (CAU) is showcasing itself for the first time at HANNOVER MESSE's Research &…

“IUPAC 2017 Distinguished Women in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering” award goes to chemist of Kiel University

Renewed EXIST funding for specialised software development

In November 2016 Kiel University (CAU) presented its own “Human Resources Strategy for Researchers” (HRS4R) to the European Commission for approval.…

The first in-depth study on the observed global ocean oxygen content was just published by Kiel scientists in "Nature"

CAU is implementing the cooperation agreed between the academic institutions

600,000 Euro project started at Kiel University

EU funds international project on brain stimulation

Research project of 30 countries is chaired by Kiel University

Bioinspired intelligent material transports micro-objects

Comprehensive EU Funding Programme Supports Personalised Medicine Approaches

Kiel University has a new chancellor: Claudia Ricarda Meyer will officially begin her duties as the administrative head of Schleswig-Holstein’s state…

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