The following research institutes are not central but located in different faculties:
- The Institut für Geomatik IfG (Institute of Geomatics) is located at the Faculty of Information Management and Media,
- The Versuchsanstalt für Wasserbau VAW (Research Institute of Hydraulic Engineering) and the Institut für Grund- und Straßenbau (Institute of Geotechnical Engineering and Road Construction) are located at the Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering,
- The Labor für Automatisierungstechnik LAT (Laboratory for Automation Technology) is managed jointly by the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, and the Faculty of Computer Science and Business Information Systems,
- The Institut für Energieeffiziente Mobilität IEEM (Institute of Energy Efficient Mobility), founded in 2013 and located on the research campus in Bruchsal, realizes applied research projects for vehicle manufacturers and their suppliers.
- The Institut für Kälte-, Klima- und Umwelttechnik IKKU (Institute of Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning, and Environmental Engineering) a joint institute of all faculties.