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ILIAS - the Learning Platform at KIT

What is ILIAS?

ILIAS is a learning platform, often also called Learning Management System (LMS).

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Typically, learning platforms offer functions for the distribution of learning materials, for the organization of learning processes, for the determination of learning outcomes, as well as the possibility to use different communication media.

The tools offered can be flexibly combined with each other, allowing a variety of scenarios to be realized, from supporting attendance courses to purely online course offerings.

Who can use ILIAS?

Within KIT, ILIAS is offered as a central service for all students and staff. Access is possible using the KIT account and password via

How can I create my own ILIAS course?

For those who would like to get to know ILIAS, we have created the online course "In a few steps to the first ILIAS course". Here you can get a first impression of working with ILIAS and learn how to create your own course environment in 8 easy steps. The course is openly accessible and free of charge.

Where can I find further information?

In the ILIAS magazine, section "Help, Documentation, News and Tools" you will find a short introduction to ILIAS for students and lecturers. Those who want to create or supervise a course themselves will also find detailed information on creating their own courses in ILIAS in the user documentation.

In addition we offer ILIAS basic workshops for KIT lecturers on a regular basis. Information about the next dates and registration can be found here.


Information about the new features of the current version can be found here.