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University of Kaiserslautern-Landau

The Higher Education Development Plan (HEP) serves as the overall strategic direction of the University of Kaiserslautern-Landau. Against the background of the initial situation and the strategic challenges, the vision and strategic development goals of the University of Kaiserslautern-Landau are described.


Memorandum of the state government of Rhineland-Palatinate establishing a second state university in Trier and Kaiserslautern next to the University of Mainz.

Adoption of the state law on the establishment of the University of Trier-Kaiserslautern.


You would like to study a bachelor's degree program with us? Here you will find our extensive range.After completing your bachelor's degree or equivalent at your home university, you can choose from a variety of high quality international master's programs. On the pages of the International School for Graduate Studies (ISGS) you can find out about these programs and the required application procedures.


The University of Kaiserslautern-Landau is a research university with international visibility. Top quality research according to the recognized international standards of the respective disciplines is central to the self-image of the TUK. The quality and strength of research in its entire spectrum arise from the disciplines and orientation towards the major socially relevant research topics. The research strategy steers a dynamic process of profiling, largely supported by the research initiative of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate. Two research centers and six main research areas represent the currently strongest scientific areas of the university.


Towards the end of one's studies or research activities many questions concerning the future professional career arise. The Department of International Affairs: ISGS wants to accompany its international Master & PhD Students on their way from university to labour market by pointing out options of further education and personal development.  The ISGS Career Service aims at facilitating your job entry in the German Business context by offering the following services:

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Student services

The Student Services Centre provides comprehensive services and information about University of Kaiserslautern-Landau and is known on campus as the SSC.

Housing services

Accommodation in Germany, and in Europe, in general, is in some ways different from other parts of the world. On the following pages we give you a short introduction with some important informations about Living Space and Rent, furniture or other opportunities for students.

Library services

The University of Kaiserslautern-Landau Library trains specialists for media and informational services/library sciences and bookbinding. 

Medical services

In Germany, health insurance coverage is mandatory for all students. We recommend to have a travel health insurance when arriving in Germany. During the first weeks of your arrival we will then support you in finding a suitable health insurance cover for you. 

Campus life

The leisure time and cultural programme of the University of Kaiserslautern-Landau offers a multi-faceted balance to studying. Moreover, the university’s offer of activities and events is also open to employees and their guests. Thus everyone at the University of Kaiserslautern-Landau truly feels at home.

Every semester CampusKultur invites guests for lectures and workshops concerning one topic. There's definitely something for everyone!

Get involved in art and culture on campus and meet like-minded people: Theater Group, Photography Group, CampusTV, Classical Choir, Modern Choir, Big Band, Classical Orchester.

Kaiserslautern, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany

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