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Carl Benz Summer School

Carl Benz School of Engineering
7 days
Full time
Summer / Short course
Scholarships available
Karlsruhe, Suzhou

Program description

Experience Carl Benz School of Engineering's Summer School

Join one of our summer programs to take a sneak peek into the world of engineering. The unique combination of challenging lectures and workshops in engineering and leisure activities addresses technically interested students from age 16 – 19. The Carl Benz School offers two Summer Programs, the Carl Benz School Summer School at the Campus in Karlsruhe, Germany and the Summer Engineering Academy at the KIT branch in Suzhou, China. Both programs provide hands-on activities, company visits and lectures for young students to gain a first impression of the field of engineering.

Carl Benz School Summer School in Karlsruhe, Germany:

1. Date: June 20 - 26, 2020

2. Date: June 27 - July 3, 2020

3. Date: July 11 - 17, 2020

The Summer School's lectures and institute visits place emphasis 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.

The many exciting excursions give you the opportunity to become acquainted with Karlsruhe and the German culture, with the highlight of going to the most popular theme park in Germany – the Europapark in Rust.

The Carl Benz Summer School is a great opportunity to gain first impressions of student life and to learn more about a possible future career in engineering!

Summer Engineering Academy in Suzhou, China:

Date: July 20 - 24, 2020

Join our international team at the Summer Engineering Academy in Suzhou, China. The Engineering Academy is one week 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.

The many exciting workshops, lectures and company visit 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 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!

Admission requirements

If you're a high school student between the ages of 16 and 19 with a passion for math and science, then apply to the CBS Summer School or the Summer Engineering Academy! Registration will begin in Winter 2019.

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Tuition fees

The course fee for the Karlsruhe Summer School amounts to 900 EUR. This includes excursions, workshops, institutes visits, lunches, leisure activities and tram tickets. Excluded are costs for travel and accommodation.

The course fee for the Summer Engineering Academy amounts to 1000 EUR. The course fee includes accommodation (organized by Carl Benz School), excursions, workshops, institute visits, lunches and leisure activities. The fee does not include costs for travel.

  • Please note: Everyone that is not a Chinese citizen or does not have a Chinese residence permit is asked to check if he/she needs to apply for a visa to enter China. It is important to apply for a visa early in advance since the visa process can take several weeks.

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About this institute

Carl Benz School of Engineering

As part of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), the Carl Benz School of Engineering offers quality German university education in the form of a Mechanical Engineering degree program for English-speaking students from around the world. Small classes of around...

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Carl Benz School of Engineering

Schlossplatz 19
76131 Karlsruhe

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