KIT Reviews

Updated 26 Jul 2020

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4.4
93%
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96%
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KIT Präsident Holger Hanselka
Holger Hanselka
70 Ratings
Pros
  • "More or less flexible working hours, 30 days of holidays, regular meeting(in 4 reviews)

  • "It is a good environment with very good support from KIT(in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • "Nothing, more a German oriented curriculum(in 6 reviews)

  • "Cooperation between Professors/institutes could be better, not well-known internationally(in 6 reviews)

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  1. "good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Coordinator in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at KIT part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    very good work atmosphere and acceptable.

    Cons

    nil , nothing at the moment

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  2. "50% position"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PhD Student 

    I have been working at KIT full-time

    Pros

    It is a nice and quite campus and the whole city has nice bike lanes

    Cons

    - All biology PhD students have a 50% position (50% of the salary the Government requires) even though we work full time - not very international campus or groups


  3. "Nice people - too much burocracy"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Postdoc-Wissenschaftler in Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KIT full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very interesting work, at least for the scientists. Not bad prestige-wise if you want to stay in science.

    Cons

    No or very few long- term employment opportunities.

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  4. "University"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student in Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at KIT full-time

    Pros

    Great labs and teaching environment, Great collection of books

    Cons

    Nothing, more a German oriented curriculum

  5. "Great university to do research and establish start ups!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Scientist in Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at KIT full-time

    Pros

    International, lots of research facilities, great profesional

    Cons

    Difficult to plan long term

  6. "machine learning"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student Researcher 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KIT part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    opportunity to work with the best

    Cons

    the work load is high

  7. "Good"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Doctoral Researcher in Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KIT full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexible time, good environment, research facilities

    Cons

    no proper research project management

  8. "KIT"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - PhD Graduate Student in Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at KIT full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    very nice place for students/researchers and international environment

    Cons

    I do not have cons to mention

  9. "Good for research field"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Assistant in Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at KIT full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Very organized strategies, Clear goals

    Cons

    Work environment is not the best for foreigners

  10. "Scientist"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Air Traffic Systems Specialist 

    I have been working at KIT full-time

    Pros

    Research, flexibility, and nice atomsphere

    Cons

    Lower payment compared to industry

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