Welcome to the Institute of Applied Geosciences (AGW) at KIT, founded in 1825. Our innovations in teaching and research strive for a sustainable use of the subsurface on GeoEnergy, Groundwater, RawMaterials and Storage. The institute consists of eight chairs and has a collegial board of directors, represented by an executive director.
From left to right: Prof. Dr. Philipp Blum, Prof. Dr. Nico Goldscheider, Prof. Dr. Christoph Hilgers, Prof. Dr. Thomas Kohl, Prof. Dr. Jochen Kolb, Prof. Dr. Frank Schilling, Jun.-Prof. Dr. Nevena Tomašević, Prof. Dr. Armin Zeh
Our chairs address following teaching- and research topics:
Prof. Dr. Jochen Kolb is part of a report on lithium extraction in the Upper Rhine Graben.Link_more
Professor Jochen Kolb explains the pilot plant for lithium extraction on the site of the geothermal power plant in Bruchsal to Minister President Winfried Kretschmann and Environment Minister Thekla Walker.Link
Accumulated heat underground holds great potential for heat supply according to study.KIT press release
The international Science Council (ISC) honors the mathematical geophysicist Dr. Alik Ismail-Zadeh with a Fellowship. Dr. Alik Ismail-Zadeh is currently conducting research at the Institute of Applied Geosciences of KIT on the understanding of earthquakes, the dynamics of volcanic lava, their hazards and risks.
Former Professor of Applied Geology at the University of Karlsruhe, Prof. Dr. Dr.-Ing. Dr. Kurt Czurda passed away in mid-February 2023. To obituary.
Kathrin Menberg is researching the sustainable use of geoenergy - Comprehensive support on the way to a professorship. To the article.KIT press release
Prof. Nico Goldscheider can be seen in a report on the P.M. Wissen programme on Servus TV. Here he gives insights into our research in Kleinwalsertal in Austria, one of the test regions of our KARMA project. The World Karstaquifer Map (WOKAM) can also be seen. To the whole episode.To the report
Applied Geosciences at KIT was again ranked by U.S.News in 2022 as #1 in Germany and is listed 52 worldwide.Article in US News