Our study programs

The KIT Department of Chemical and Process Engineering offers the Bachelor's and Master's degree programs Chemical and Process Engineering as well as Bioengineering. On the following pages you will find more detailed information as well as current references.

Video Bioengineering

Video Chemical Engineering and Process Engineering

Subject Advisory Service

Currently, no face-to-face consultation hours are offered. Consultation appointments are possible either by phone or via MS Teams.

Appointments are only given after advance notification by e-mail (barbara freudig does-not-exist.kit edu)!
Winter semester 2021/22:
Consultation hour Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 during the lecture period.


October 2021: O-Phase:

As every year, students of the student council organize an orientation phase for our freshmen*.

17.October 2021: Events for first-year students

from 10:45 - 11:30: Presentation of the mentoring program

from 13:30 - 17:30: Guided tours of the institute

Registration for SmartMentoring

Registration for first-year students is already possible under the following link: Registration link for the ILIAS course
Prerequisite is that you are already enrolled and have your KIT account.


New from winter semester 21/22

The Center for Applied Cultural Studies and Studium Generale (ZAK) offers a seminar "Intercultural Sensitivity and Competence" for students of our faculty this winter semester. The seminar is aimed at students from abroad as well as German students from our Bachelor's and Master's programmes and is, for example, a good preparation for your stay abroad.
Please note: For Bachelor students who want to credit the course as an interdisciplinary qualification:
Either Industrial Management or Ethics and Material Cycles or the above mentioned seminar must be taken! The remaining 3 LP are freely selectable!

Courses in winter semester 21/22

It is aimed to offer as many courses as possible in the winter semester in presence. Regulations are currently being worked out by KIT. More information can be found in the KIT FAQ.
Please note that some courses will still be held online. As of the beginning of October, the corresponding information can be found in the course catalogue.

Extension of the maximum duration of studies

The examination boards have decided to extend the maximum duration of studies.
This applies to all students who were enrolled in the same degree programme in both SS 20 and WS 20/21:

  • Bachelor BIW/CIW: maximum duration of study 14 semesters.
  • Master BIW/CIW: maximum duration of study 10 semesters

For all students who started their studies in WS 20/21:

  • Bachelor BIW/CIW: maximum duration of study 13 semesters
  • Master BIW/CIW: maximum duration of study 9 semesters

The dates for the expiry of the Bachelor examination regulations 2012 (30.09.2022) do NOT change.

Information for students in the Bachelor SPO 2012

The study and examination regulations for the bachelor degree programmes BIW and CIW will expire. Examinations can be taken according to these study and examination regulations until 30.09.2022.

Changes to the statutes for the following study and examination regulations will come into force in the summer semester 2020.

Bachelor CIW SPO 2015 / Bachelor BIW SPO 2015
Master CIW SPO 2016 / Master BIW SPO 2016

The changes to the statutes can be found at https://www.sle.kit.edu/amtlicheBekanntmachungen.php

The most important in brief:
The above statutes regulate the expiry of the 2012 Study and Examination Regulations and the expiry of the Diploma Examination Regulations.
The date for the expiry of the Bachelor POs BIW and CIW 2012 is postponed to 30.09.2022.
The diploma examination regulations will finally expire on 30.09.2022 .

Bachelor Theses:
The maximum processing time of a bachelor thesis has been reduced to 4 months (all bachelor theses starting after 01.04.2020 are affected). A presentation is a mandatory part of these theses.