Apply to CBS

Find out what you have to do in order to apply.


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1. Step: Check the Admission Requirements

All of these, except for the optional documents, are required of all students, no matter what their diploma, educational background or country of origin is.

  • Certificate of secondary education
  • Two years of High School Physics
  • One of the three standardized tests
    • SAT
    • ACT
    • TestAS
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Motivation Letter
  • Optional Documents


2. Step: Apply to Mechanical Engineering (International)

You must apply online via the KIT Online Application Portal. The KIT Online Application Portal for the B.Sc. program in Mechanical Engineering (International) is closed. We thank all applicants for their applications. If you are accepted to the Mechanical Engineering (International) program, you are able to download your program admission letter from the KIT directly in the portal.

If you are accepted to the Mechanical Engineering (International) program, you are automatically admitted in the Carl Benz School of Engineering College Program. After your admission you will receive the contract for the CBS College Program from us. To be guaranteed housing in our on-campus dormitories, we kindly ask you to sign this contract and return it to us by the deadline stated on the contract. 


Helpful tutorial

Click here to view our guide on how to apply or watch this video to find out how to apply via the KIT Online Application Portal step by step:

Contact our admissions team

If you have any inquiries regarding the Carl Benz School, the Bachelor's Program in Mechanical Engineering International, the CBS College Program or the application process, our admissions team is happy to assist you anytime. 

>> Download our Application and Admission flyer here.

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Carl Benz School provides its students with secure on-campus housing in the city center of Karlsruhe with the intention to offer a perfect working and living atmosphere for all students at CBS.


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