Welcome to Carl Benz School of Engineering

As part of the worldwide renowned Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), the Carl Benz School offers a high quality undergraduate Bachelor program as well as Summer Schools in Mechanical Engineering in a college like structure. The international programs are taught in English and perfectly prepare students from all over the world for engineering careers. Carl Benz School College Program students furthermore benefit from individual study and career guidance as well as exclusive on-campus housing in one of the safest regions worldwide. 

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Winter semester start on October 18th, 2021

The winter semester 2021/2022 begins on Monday, October 18th, 2021 and will be characterized by the return of in-person events on campus. Operations at the KIT will return to normal after three semesters of virtual programs. Please note that hybrid courses, which began online, may transition to being held fully or partially in-person throughout the course of the winter semester. There is no guarantee that the hybrid courses will be available in a virtual learning format for the entirety of the winter semester. (KIT, October 11th, 2021)



Read more about the current KIT Covid-19 regulations.
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Join us in CBS College Program 2021!

To ensure your participation in the exclusive College Program after applying to Mechanical Engineering (International), please follow the steps on the College Program Application Portal. Please note that participation in the College Program is only possible, if you have received admissions for B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (International) from KIT. 



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Pre-Semester at CBS

The Pre-Semester is a preparatory course in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and English aiming to provide you with the knowledge to successfully start your studies at CBS. Various excursions, team building and social events ensure that you settle in well in Germany and are in contact with your fellow students right from the start.


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A gentle start into the academic life

From the first semester onward, each student of the Carl Benz School participating in the CBS College Program, is assigned a personal mentor. Experienced, young doctoral researchers of selected institutes of the Department of Mechanical Engineering conduct the Mentoring Program.



About the mentoring program
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Smart Projects in the CBS College Program

The Smart Projects are an integral part of the CBS College Program experience that combine academic study with practical experience to develop a versatile academic and professional profile. SmartFactory@Industry, SmartCoop@KIT and SmartScience@KIT are exclusive training programs with partner companies, academic institutes and more.



Our exclusive training programs
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Latest information about COVID-19

The CBS is aware of the current COVID-19 situation and prepared to react appropriately. Even if COVID-19 persists, all programs will run as planned on site, online, or in hybrid format in accordance with local and national regulations. Take a look at the latest information regarding the current situation. One thing is certain: We are still here for you!


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