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Nierste
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Nierste
Spokesperson KSETA

phone: +49 721 608-46128

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Quast
Prof. Dr. Günter Quast
Deputy Spokesperson KSETA

phone: +49 721 608-47036

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anke-susanne.mueller
Prof. Dr. Anke-Susanne Müller
Deputy Spokesperson KSETA

phone: +49 721 608-26260 

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Irmgard Langbein
Dr. Irmgard Langbein
Managing Director

phone: +49 721 608-22096

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KSETA

The Karlsruhe School of Elementary Particle and Astroparticle Physics: Science and Technology (KSETA) is the Graduate School associated with the KIT Center Elementary Particle and Astroparticle Physics KCETA, which bundles experimental and theoretical research and education at the interface between astronomy, astrophysics, elementary particle physics and cosmology.
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News and Events

Kick-off event HIRSFaculty Teaching Award for Professor Ulrich Husemann

KCETA researcher Ulrich Husemann (Institute of Experimental Particle Physics) is among the winners of the Faculty Teaching Awards 2018. More ...

Kick-off event HIRSKick-off for the new Helmholtz International Research School

The kick-off event for the new Helmholtz International Research School for Astroparticle Physics and Enabling Technologies took place on April 17, 2018. More ...

KSETA Plenary Workshop 2017 Fifth KSETA Plenary Workshop 2018

The fifth KSETA Plenary Workshop took place from February 26 to 28, 2018 at Hotel Vierjahreszeiten in Durbach. More ...

Veranstaltung in der Reihe Junge Talente – Wissenschaft und Musik Event in the series "Junge Talente – Wissenschaft und Musik"

KSETA PhD student Andreas Pargner talked about "The Dark Side of our Universe". More ...

KSETA Seminar by Julius Wess Awardee Prof. Robert Klanner KSETA Seminar by Julius Wess Awardee Prof. Robert Klanner in January 2018

Silicon detectors: concepts, understanding and characterization More ...

"Physics World Top Ten Breakthrough of 2017""Physics World Top Ten Breakthrough of 2017"

Congratulations to the Pierre Auger Collaboration for winning an award of physicsworld.com More ...

Support of the Helmholtz International Research School on Astroparticle Physics and Enabling TechnologiesSupport of the Helmholtz International Research School on Astroparticle Physics and Enabling Technologies

Helmholtz International Research Schools support for young top-level researchers. More ...

KSETA Plenary Workshop 2017 Fifth KSETA Plenary Workshop 2018

The fifth KSETA Plenary Workshop took place from February 26 to 28, 2018 at Hotel Vierjahreszeiten in Durbach. More ...

Topical courses KSETA Topical Courses March 2018

KSETA Topical Courses 2018 from March 5 - 16, 2018. More ...

„Current trends in particle and astroparticle physics“ Five Years KSETA: „Current trends in particle and astroparticle physics“

Scientific symposium celebrating five years of the Karlsruhe School of Elementary Particle and Astroparticle Physics: Science and Technology (KSETA) More ...

ddap_piegaia_teaser.jpg Statistical Methods for (Astro-)Particle Physics

KSETA/DDAp Seminar with Ricardo Piegaia and Dario Rodrigues More ...

"Physics World Top Ten Breakthrough of 2017"Poster-Prize for KSETA-Fellow

Congratulations to Nils Faltermann for the award of his poster at the International Workshop on Top Quark Physics (TOP2017). More ...

ddap_romero_teaser.jpg KSETA courses with Prof. Gustavo E. Romero (UNSAM)

Two KSETA/DDAp courses with Prof. Gustavo E. Romero at KIT: "Scientific Philosophy" and "Particle acceleration in astrophysics" More ...

ddap_engel_teaser.jpg Two weeks of lectures with Ralph Engel at UNSAM

Beginning on October 3, 2017 Ralph Engel will give a two weeks series of lectures at UNSAM in Argentina which will be part of the Double Doctoral degree between KIT and UNSAM. More ...

ddap_husemann_teaser.jpg Series of lectures with Ulrich Husemann at UNSAM

Ulrich Husemann gave two weeks of lectures in Argentina which were part of the Double Doctoral degree DDAp between KIT and UNSAM. More ...

2017_events_gridka_teaser.jpgGridKa School "make science && run"

This year's GridKa School will take place from August 28th to September 1st, 2017 at KIT. More ...

events_excursion2017_teaser.jpgAugust 2017 – KSETA Excursion to DESY Hamburg

The KSETA Fellows participated in an excursion to DESY-Hamburg. One of the PhD students at DESY took the Fellows for a guided tour which lasted for three hours. More ...

events_DoctoralWorkshop2017KSETA Doctoral Workshop, July 10-12, 2017 in Freudenstadt

The motto of the workshop was again “From doctoral students, for doctoral students” and it aimed at providing a platform for Fellows from different institutes to interact with each other. More ...

German Chancellor Merkel in Exchange with DDAp PhD students

During her journey to Argentina in June 2017 German Chancellor Angela Merkel took part in an exchange with students and young scientists discussing the topic cooperations in Buenos Aires. More ...

Julius Wess-Preis 2016 Julius Wess Award 2016

The presentation of the award to Prof. Dr. Robert Klanner, Universität Hamburg and DESY, took place on March 3rd, 2017. More ...

KSETA Plenary Workshop 2017 Fourth KSETA Plenary Workshop 2017

The fourth KSETA Plenary Workshop took place from February 13 to 15, 2017 at Hotel Vierjahreszeiten in Durbach, just like in the years before. More ...

PhD Award for KSETA Alumnus Wolfgang Hollik PhD Award for KSETA Alumnus Wolfgang Hollik

Wolfgang Gregor Hollik won the PhD Award 2016 of the Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres (Helmholtz-Doktorandenpreis) in the research area "Matter". More ...

double_choose_teaser.jpg KSETA Fellows at the Double-Chooz-Experiment

18 KSETA Fellows visited the experiment, which serves to investigate the neutrino mixing angle Theta_13 and is constructed on the site of the Chooz nuclear power plant near the French-Belgian border. More ...

silvia_mollerach_teaser.jpg KSETA Seminar by Dr. Silvia Mollerach, September 26 - 30, 2016

Dr. Silvia Mollerach (CONICET, Centro Atómico Bariloche, and Universidad Nacional de San Martín, UNSAM, Argentina) gave a KSETA Seminar on Statistical Methods for Astroparticle Physics. More ...

2016_events_gridka_teaser.jpg GridKa School "Data Science on Modern Architectures"

One of the leading summer schools for advanced computing techniques.
August 29 - September 2, 2016, at KIT (Campus North) in Karlsruhe More ...

Posterpreis für KSETA-Doktoranden Posterprize for KSETA PhD Students

Florian Heizmann and Hendrik Seitz Moskaliuk got in London at the NEUTRINO 2016 conference a prize for their collaborative poster. More ...

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KSETA Seminar with Julius Wess Awardee Prof. Dr. Lisa Randall

Harvard Professor Lisa Randall gave lectures at KIT. More ...

esteban_roulet_teaser.jpg KSETA Seminar by Prof. Esteban Roulet, July 4 - 15, 2016

Prof. Esteban Roulet (CONICET, Centro Atómico Bariloche, and Universidad Nacional de San Martín, UNSAM, Argentina) gave a KSETA Seminar on Neutrino Astrophysics. More ...

events_2015_doctoral-workshop_teaser.jpg KSETA Doctoral Workshop, July 11-13, 2016

"From doctoral students, for doctoral students" – as in the past years KSETA PhD students met in Freudenstadt. More ...

Thomas Huber (IKP) beim FameLab-Wettbewerb am 16.3. im Karlsruher Tollhaus Thomas Huber (IKP) qualifies for the final of FameLab Germany

2nd Prize plus Audience Prize for Thomas Huber at the FameLab Germany Preselection. More ...

Helmholtz-Doktorandenpreis an Benjamin Schmidt Helmholtz-Doktorandenpreis goes to Benjamin Schmidt

Benjamin Schmidt, former PhD student at KSETA, was granted the Doktorandenpreis of the Helmholtz Association for his outstanding scientific achievement. More ...

Dritter KSETA Plenary Workshop 2016 Third KSETA Plenary Plenary Workshop 2016

The third KSETA Plenary Workshop took place from February 22 to 24, 2016 at Hotel Vierjahreszeiten in Durbach, just like in the years before. More ...

KSETA Course Peter L. Biermann KSETA Course with Prof. Peter L. Biermann

Peter L. Biermann talks about different aspects of Dark Matter and Dark Energy. More ...

Nacht der Wissenschaft am 29.01.16 Scinece Night on January 29, 2016

Theoretical astroparticle physicist Prof. Dr. Thomas Schwetz-Mangold reported on neutrino oscillations, Schrödinger's cat and the origin of matter. More ...

events_2015-09-Poster-DDAp-KickoffKick-off of the Double Doctoral degree in Astrophysics of KIT and UNSAM (Argentina)

Doctoral students participating in the DDAp will work on joint research projects in astroparticle physics, e.g., related to the Pierre Auger Observatory, and spend at least one year in the other country. More ...

KSETA Lecture: VainshteinKSETA Lectures: Prof. Dr. Arkady Vainshtein at KIT

From June 23 - July 10, 2015 Prof. Dr. Arkady Vainshtein (Univ. of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA), the Julius Wess Laureate 2014, gave a series of lectures at KIT on „Instantons and Supersymmetry“ More ...

New representatives at the head of KSETA

The KSETA Board of Researchers elected new representatives at its meeting on March 5. More ...

 New Regulations for Doctoral Fellows since January 1, 2015

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KIT im RathausRecord attendance at "KIT im Rathaus: News from the World of the Smallest Particles"

Current results of astroparticle and elementary particle physics were presented in various lectures and an interesting exhibition of KCETA/KSETA on January 20, 2015 in the Karlsruhe City Hall. More ...

Interview mit Prof. Margarete Mühlleitner"We have tested the model we're using to describe the world with uncanny precision."

On November 13, 2014 KSETA-PI Prof. Dr. Margarete Mühlleitner from the Institute of Theoretical Physics (ITP) was a guest of ZDF Morgenmagazin. More ...

Arkady VainshteinJulius Wess Award 2014

The Julius Wess Award 2014 was dedicated to the theoretical particle physicist Prof. Dr. Arkady Vainshtein. The awards ceremony was held on December 5, 2014 at KIT. More ...

Neue Erkenntnisse zur kosmischen Strahlung New findings on cosmic radiation

Young Investigator Group of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) under the leadership of Dr. Iris Gebauer is making a major contribution to the AMS experiment on the International Space Station ISS. More ...

Kascade

What are air showers and what do they reveal about our cosmos? The Internet platform KASCADE Cosmic Ray Data Centre (KCDC) offers answers. More ...