Welcome to the Department of Physics

The Department of Physics offers bachelor's and master's study programs in physics, geophysics, meteorology and climate physics, and for the education of physics teachers. Research at the department can be divided into five major topics: Particle and Astroparticle Physics, Quantum Materials and Systems, Optics and Photonics, Geophysics, Meteorology and Climate Physics.

How hot will our summers get?

A high-resolution climate simulation ensemble reveals the future development of heatwaves with climate change and the local heat stress for southern Germany.

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DPG Frühjahrstagung, FahneDPG/Daab
DPG Spring Meeting 2024

From March 4 to March 8, 2024, the Spring Meeting of the division particle physics of the German Physical Society will take place at KIT. Around 1000 participants are expected.

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KIT and the European Quantum Center in Strasbourg

Professor Anja Metelmann of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) has the opportunity to teach and conduct research in quantum computing across borders with the European Confederation of Upper Rhine Universities (EUCOR).

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