The University of Kaiserslautern is a medium sized university founded in 1970. It consists of 12 departments with a strong focus on technology. The university has 14,493 students.
The scientific location of Kaiserslautern is distinguished by the presence of multiple external research institutes of considerable reputation, including three facilities of the Fraunhofer network and the German Research Institution for Artificial Intelligence. All these institutions maintain close links and share staff with the corresponding departments of UNIKL. Besides projects with national funding, the University of Kaiserslautern is also very active in the field of international research.
The numerous individual fellowship grants and career integration grants won from Marie Curie are an impressive proof for the special focus that the University of Kaiserslautern places on the support for and career promotion of young scientists. The University of Kaiserslautern has been well established and provided good service as the Host Institution for young and experienced scientists alike.