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Special Interest & Technical Visits

Karlsruhe maintains a strong reputation as a metropolis for business, research, and high-tech innovation. The KIT as well as the Frauenhofer Institute are considered two of the most influential research facilities in the world. That’s why a number of well-known worldwide companies are located in Karlsruhe, from Siemens to L’Oreal to Michelin.

Special Interest & Technical Visits

In cooperation with numerous partners, we work to offer you a broad programme covering various topics. Here you will find a small selection of our ten most popular programmes for specialist visitors.

Our Service:
We’d be happy to create an individual special interest program for you.

Please Note:
If you are interested, we’d be happy to ask the various service providers about availability and prepare a detailed offer for you. The administration fee for this service is 50, which is due when placing your order.

More programmes on request.

Please contact:

Ms Dorothee Kemper

Tel: +49 721 3720-2243

Fax: +49 721 3720-99-2243


"Energy Mountain" Karlsruhe – Renewable Energy from Sun, Wind, and Landfill Gas

The "Energy Mountain" in Karlsruhe is man-made – a 65-meter-high landfill, to be exact. Today, around 11 million kilowatt hours of green electricity are produced here annually from landfill gas and wind and solar energy.

Karlsruhe Rhine Ports

The imposing high water barrier gate at the port entrance, which protects Karlsruhe’s port from Rhine floods, has won the "Good Building Award" from the Chamber of Architects Baden-Württemberg.

City Planning and Development

Learn more about the work of Karlsruhe’s Department of City Planning.

The TramTrain System – The Karlsruhe Model

The so-called "Karlsruhe Model" has made the city of Karlsruhe well-known in professional circles around the world.

eMobilitätszentrum Karlsruhe

This competence, exhibition, and research center focuses on the fascinating topic of electro mobility and is unique in all of Germany.

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