The University of Kiel (or CAU) is a learning community devoted to enabling close interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary collaboration between four priority research areas: KMS - Kiel Marine Science, KLS - Kiel Life Science, KiNSiS - Kiel Nano Surface & Interface Science, and SECC - Societal and Cultural Change.
The University of Kiel is one of only 17 top German universities and two university consortia that offers internationally designed degrees to around 25,000 students. Hence, the university management will continue to rely on the participation of the various groups with an effective strategy of excellence.
CAU offers a over 190 courses of study at the undergraduate and graduate levels. At CAU, all bachelor's degree programs are being just taught in German but various master’s degree programs are provided in English as well. Also, the university has several institutions that offer services to doctoral students and specific offers for foreign doctoral students. The institute has 8 faculties. With 21 integrated subjects, future teachers enjoy excellent specialist training and have very good prospects in teaching, learning and educational research.