Summer Engineering Academy

The Summer Engineering Academy is a great opportunity to gain first impressions of studying engineering and to learn more about a possible future career in the field of Mechanical Engineering!

Join our international team at the Summer Engineering Academy in Suzhou, China. Our Engineering Academy is three days course, compact with the unique combinations of practical and theoretical course programs in engineering as well as leisure activities. The course is aimed at secondary school students that have a passion for mathematics, physics, and technics and are between the ages of 16 and 19. This year, the course will be held online.

The many exciting online workshops and lectures provide great insight into the world of mechanical engineering. Lecture topics focus on the compelling subjects of mechanics, mathematics and thermodynamic and are exemplified within the practical workshops.

Additionally, we contribute insight into the specifics of what it will be like to study Mechanical Engineering at an international university level. The young talents also learn about future job perspectives of an engineer that holds an international profile.

Parents of the bright students are invited to listen to a separate, exclusive presentation and are welcome to ask any questions about studying, engineering or life as an international student.

The registration period for the Summer Engineering Academy in 2021 has ended on June 30th, 2021.



Date: August 9th-11th, 2021

Location: fully online

Teaching Language: English

Target Group: Technically-inclined high school students between the ages of 16 and 19

Application Deadline: June 30th, 2021

Important update (as of August 2nd, 2021): Due to the current COVID-19 developments and new regulations in Suzhou, we are not able to hold the Summer Engineering Academy as planned on-site at GAMI in Suzhou this year. However, we will switch to an online format, so our participants are able to participate virtually from home.

As soon as the current pandemic situation improves, we cordially invite our this year’s participants to join us for a day at GAMI on-site to explore Artificial Intelligence and Smart Factory. Please stay tuned for more information, it is already covered in the participation fees.


COVID-19 Update

Please note: Due to the unprecedented situation presented by the international COVID-19 crisis and because your health and safety are of utmost importance to us, we have updated the Summer Engineering Academy 2021 program. We are aware of the extraordinary circumstances that may occur due to COVID-19, so we have changed the format to an online-only version this year. Please view the updated schedule below.

The Experience

Watch this video from our Summer Engineering Academy 2019.

View the Schedule 

Take a look at our exciting program for the Summer Engineering Academy 2021!

Carl Benz School, Summer Engineering Academy, Schedule

Please note that this schedule can be subject to changes.


Your contact

You can reach our helpful Summer Engineering Academy team via email at engineeringacademy∂ We are happy to help you and provide assistance with your preparations.

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Your contact

Yaxian Liu | Program Consultant

+49 (0) 721 608-47841

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