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Current press releases and news

Prize giving

Collaborative Research Center 1182 honours professor from the University of Texas



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A misdirected immune response to yeast fungi could play an important role in Crohn's disease.


Discovered for the first time: New deep-sea enzyme breaks down PET plastic


Study from Kiel and Copenhagen shows for the first time that even simple nervous systems can learn

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Cassandra Bartels from the US investigates the role of the Southern Ocean in the global carbon cycle

Worm hosts and the associated microorganisms jointly mediate adaptation to a novel environment



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Ceremony for the conclusion of a cultural agreement between Schleswig-Holstein and Italy

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Professor for Functional Nanomaterials honoured for developing innovative material concepts

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US evolutionary biologist Jessica Metcalf talks as at the "Evolution by the Sea"


International team of Materials Scientists significantly improves the performance of thermosponsive hydrogel actuators


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.