Kiel / Universitätskirche

After Kiel's former university church was almost completely destroyed in the Second World War, it was one of the few in Germany to be rebuilt on Kiel's Westring. The inauguration took place in 1965. Together with the Audimax and the library, the church forms an architectural ensemble that almost looks like a sculpture. It is no coincidence that the University Church with its stained glass windows is reminiscent of the new Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church on Berlin's Kurfürstendamm: Hermann Weidling and Erhart Kettner, the architects responsible for the design, were students of Egon Eiermann - the architect who designed the famous church on Berlin's Kurfürstendamm. The University Church is characterised by a reduced formal language: The basic shape of a triangle, is found again in the ground plan, side walls and the windows. From the outside, the building resembles a sail, which creates a maritime reference to the provincial capital.


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Westring 387
24118 Kiel

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