zib turns into ZSB

As of April 1, 2021 the Zentrum fuer Information und Beratung (zib) has been renamed to student advisory services (ZSB). Except for the name, everything will remain the same. We are still the first point of contact for both students and prospective students regarding information about studying at KIT.


Zentrale Studienberatung (ZSB) KIT

 The studenty advisory services (ZSB) at the KIT is the first point of contact for students, pupils, parents and prospective students who have questions concerning studying at a university.

It is our principle for our consultations to be neutral, person-centered and confidential. Anonymity of each person seeking our supprt and their concerns will be maintained, should this be requested.


The ZSB is open for the public again. Appointsments can be made during our business hours at our infopoint in person or via phone.


A consultation without prior appointment is not possible unless you visit us during our open consultation hours on Tuesdays!


Please note: For visiting the ZSB, a "3G-Nachweis" is necessary! Additionally, it is mandatory to wear a medical face mask on the premises of the ZSB. A face mask must be worn if the minimum distance of 1,5m cannot be guaranteed (e.g. during a consultation session).

Services for prospective students, pupils and parents

Consultation and support

  • selection of degree program
  • evaluation of orientation test results
  • planning and organizing your studies
  • financing your studies
  • compatibility of family and studying

Information about

  • Admission process and numerus clausus
  • study plans and examination statutes and regulations
  • passing time between leaving school and starting your studies

Services for schools and students' initiatives

  • At your school: participation in school events and during orientation days and workshops
  • organitation for campus tours and class visits at institutes of the KIT
  • communicating of students / doctoral students for scientific workshops at academic high schools 

Services for students

Consultation and support

  • planning and organizing your studies
  • switching your major or changing universities
  • dropping out
  • financial and social issues
  • compatibility of family and studying
  • problems coping with your studies
  • transition from your bachelor to a master

Information about

  • study plans and examination statutes and regulations
  • contact persons for specific questions within the KIT
Student advisory services (ZSB)


+49 721 608 - 44930info∂zsb.kit.edu


Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Zentrale Studienberatung (ZSB)
Engelbert-Arnold-Str. 2
76131 Karlsruhe


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