KU is a modern university with a tradition that goes back several centuries. Studying and researching here means working in a welcoming atmosphere where small groups, individual consultation, and close working relationships are the norm. Our specialist knowledge and social skills are rooted in Christian values.
KU offers an ideal environment for research in a wide range of subjects: in addition to an extensive library with a unique stock of sources, research and media laboratories, numerous meeting places and creative minds. Research promotion and the advancement of academic careers is a particular concern of KU.
Research units and institutes at individual chairs or faculties carry out excellent fundamental research in various fields of specialization and often in combination with application-oriented research. Researchers from different faculties also join forces in centers at KU and conduct interdisciplinary research on issues that are relevant for society as a whole.