Study at CBS

At the Carl Benz School, we offer our students the possibility to study Mechanical Engineering (International) together with our College Program, to participate in the Pre-Semester or high school students to join our summer programs.

Take a look at the study opportunities the Carl Benz School offers.

B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Carl Benz School

B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (International)

The Carl Benz School of Engineering offers high school graduates the unique opportunity to study internationally renowned German engineering in English. The 3-year bachelor’s program aims to prepare future engineers for a successful career.

The KIT Online Application Portal for the B.Sc. program in Mechanical Engineering (International) at the Carl Benz School of Engineering has closed on April 30th, 2024. We thank all applicants for applying to the 2024/2025 winter semester.

The Online Application Portal will open again in December this year for the application to B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (International) starting in the 2025/2026 winter semester.

>> Get to know our B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (International) program.


College Program, Carl Benz School

College Program

The College Program as a core part of the student experience was developed over the past 20 years to provide international students the tools, skills, and experiences they need to achieve academic and professional success.

Registration for the CBS College Program is possible year-round, but we recommend an early registration as the spots are limited. Please note that a valid admission offer to the B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (International) study program is required for the partcipation in the College Program.


>> See how we can shape your student experience with the College Program.

Pre-Semester, Carl Benz School


The Pre-Semester is an eight-week preparatory course in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and English. The course aims to provide you with the knowledge to successfully start your studies at Carl Benz School of Engineering. It takes place in August and September each year.

>> Learn more about the Pre-Semester at CBS.


Summer School, Summer Program, Carl Benz School

Summer Programs

Our Summer Programs adress technically interested high school students from age 16-19. Take a sneak peek into the world of Engineering! Our Summer Programs are the perfect opportunity to get first insights into the B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (International) College Program, the student life and possible future careers in Engineering. 


Register now to save your spot!

>> Read more about our CBS Summer Schools.