Fitness and fun
Whether you like lacrosse, underwater rugby or ninjutso, or rather prefer traditional sports like basketball, gymnastics or athletics - no problem, because the University of Karlsruhe KIT offers a comprehensive range of sports courses, which all students of Karlsruhe institutions can use, for a small semester fee. For details, please see the KIT sports pages.
HsKA offers a special program for top athletes, which helps them to synchronize their schedules for training and participation in competitions with their academic life, by means of a cooperation between HsKA and the Allgemeine Deutsche Hochschulsportverband (German Association of University Sports) since 2005.
In addition, Karlsruhe has many gyms, swimming pools, sports facilities, lakes, bike paths, and hiking trails, providing students with ample facilities for any sport. Students can also get a reduced rate on admission to public swimming pools in Karlsruhe. For an overview and contact details, please see "Sport und Freizeit in Karlsruhe".