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Hochschule Karlsruhe Hochschule Karlsruhe - University of Applied Sciences
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Getting started

Enrolling at HKA

I have received the notification of admission at HKA. Now for paying the semester fees and enrolling at the university. A checklist will help you with organizing and preparing your life as a student.

Registering as a student

Login data

In order to study at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, you need access to the university network. In a simple step-by-step guide, we will show you how to obtain the access data.

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Student ID card

Our student ID is called CampusCard. The CampusCard is a multifunctional student ID, for it is used as semester ticket, as library card, and for paying at the student canteen by loading it with credit beforehand.

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Preparatory courses

Preparatory and introductory courses preceding the start of lectures are offered for all first-year students. Make your start easier with our preparatory courses in mathematics, physics, computer science, and learning techniques!

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Successful Start

Under the “Erfolgreich Starten” (successful start) program, Bachelor students can choose from three levels the entry most suitable for them at the beginning of their studies. These levels allow an individual study speed from the direct start of studies to the split first semester.

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Apps & IT

Various apps are available to make your everyday studies easier, optimize your learning time and provide you with helpful information on starting your studies and on current events on campus.

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Mentoring at HKA

Are you new to the university and have questions about studying, learning, exams, the study location, or the university? Then the mentoring program will help you to settle in well at the university and in your study program!

Information for international students

Do I actually need a visa to study in Germany? What about the health insurance? And how do I get to Karlsruhe in the first place? Answers to these and other questions can be found here.