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ANKA will not be able to offer a peer-reviewed user operation to the external users in the future.

We apologize for all inconveniences.

ANKA User Office


Attention: Arrival Form

Please be reminded to submit the arrival form using the ANKA proposal submission system (ANNA).

Schedule confirmations -> Submit Arrival Form

If you have questions please contact the User Office


The User Office is the first point of contact to ANKA for all current and prospective users.

We can provide information on:

  • contact persons for detailed discussions on the specific problem
  • an overview of how to apply for beamtime
  • what facilities are available when you arrive
  • what you need to do before you arrive

The central tool to organize the access to ANKA is the web tool “ANNA”. Within ANNA you will find a number of web applications which will help you to:

  • Submit your new Proposals to ANKA
  • Check the status of your previous Proposals/Experiments
  • Submit the "Arrival Form" to specify details of the experiment and make bookings for your stay
  • Submit and consult Experimental Reports
  • Manage your publications.

User Service staff are available to assist in making your visit as pleasant and productive as possible. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

ANKA User Office
Karlsruher Institute for Technology (KIT)
Synchrotron Radiation Source ANKA 

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

Location: Room 112, Building 345
Opening Hours: 08:00 – 16:30 Uhr


Contact User Office / User Guesthouse : Margit Costarelli
Tel.: +49 (0)721 608 26288
Fax: +49 721 608-26789

Contact User Office: Dr. Michael Hagelstein
Tel.: +49 (0)721 608 26186
Fax: +49 721 608-26789

Contact User Office: Leyla Jochim
Tel.: +49 (0)721 608 26188
Fax: +49 721 608-26789


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