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Current press releases and news


Senate elected the marine geologist and climate researcher as Vice-President for international affairs, young researchers, equality and diversity

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The university, the art gallery and the state jointly presented the structural measures and initial plans for the interim period.

Iris Nießen (Jena) receives the prestigious Johanna Mestorf Award for her dissertation at the opening meeting of the Kiel Conference 2023.

Portrait Wilfried Rickels

Wilfried Rickels is the Professor for the Economics of Negative Emissions Technologies (endowed chair) at Kiel University and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy since January 2023.

In a laboratory setting, there is a box with soil and a human skeleton. Next to it, a woman kneels and examines the burial.

Kiel archaeologist contributes to the largest genome analysis of ice-age and post-glacial ancestors to date

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New research project tests cultivation of algae on foundations of wind power plants

Group photo with three people in white coats: A man on the left points with a pen at a petri dish held by the woman in the middle, the man on the right has a stack of paper in his hand.

Research team from Kiel University describes unknown defence mechanism

View through into a fully occupied seminar room to the front onto a projection screen. A person is standing in front of it and giving a lecture.

300 scholars from 30 nations will meet at Kiel University from March 13-18 for the international conference "Scales of Social, Environmental, and Cultural Change in Past Societies."

Portrait Moritz Schularick

Professor Moritz Schularick has accepted the appointment as Professor of Economics at Kiel University (CAU) and will become the new President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

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Symposium "Fungi - the forgotten component of metaorganisms" of CRC 1182 and Kiel Plant Center


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


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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.

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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.