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Carl Benz School Summer School, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 6 days
University rank #124 (QS) Karlsruhe, Germany
The Carl Benz School Summer School programme taught at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is a great opportunity to gain first impressions of student life and to learn more about your possible future career in engineering!
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Key facts of the Carl Benz School Summer School programme taught at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

  • The lectures and activities focus on railway system technology, automobiles, robotics, energy and virtual engineering. Participants also have the chance to experience various hands-on activities during the workshops. The visit to the world-famous Daimler AG completes our academic agenda.
  • Our many exciting excursions give you the opportunity to become acquainted with Karlsruhe and the German culture. The highlight of the excursions will be the visit of the most popular theme park in Germany – the Europa-Park in Rust.

Students voices

The CBS Summer School provides a great experience for engineering-oriented students of all nationalities. The activities are well planned to keep students fully engaged during the day – it is an opportunity that should not be missed. - James from the USA

 I found it inspiring and motivating. I developed interests in matters that I had not thought about and might want to further investigate in the future. The school had a great balance between fun activities, workshops and lectures! I will definitely recommend it to my friends! - Federico from Italy

I had an amazing time at the summer school and gained valuable insights into the world of engineering! – Agastya from India

This was definitely one of the best trips I have ever done - the summer school gave a great intro to mechanical engineering! – Julius from Germany

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Man and Energy
  • Design and build a Solar Powered Vehicle
  • The physics of Railways
  • Introduction to Programming in C ++
  • Control Systems
  • Humanoids and Intelligence systems laboratories
  • Railway systems and Technology

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    900 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 6 days.
  • EU/EEA

    900 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 900 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 6 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • The course fee includes only excursions, workshops, institute visits, lunches, leisure activities, and tram tickets.

Living costs for Karlsruhe

  • 780 - 1140 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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