Carl Benz School 

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The Carl Benz School of Engineering was established in 1999 as the Mechanical Engineering College of the internationally renowned Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, a prestigious university in Germany's prosperous south. Carl Benz himself studied here, and this reminds us of our history every day. The Carl Benz School offers a high-quality undergraduate Bachelor program as well as Summer Schools in Mechanical Engineering in a college-like setting. The international programs are taught in English and are designed to prepare students from all over the world for careers in engineering. Carl Benz School College Program students also benefit from individualized study and career counseling, as well as exclusive on-campus housing in one of the world's safest regions. Students who choose CBS decide for one of the best universities in Mechanical Engineering in Germany & worldwide. The programs combine excellent lectures with small classes, a direct contact to the professors and an early contact with industry. It provides students from all over the world with the opportunity to pursue a B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (International) entirely in English or to gain experience in engineering through one of the Summer Schools. The Carl Benz School is an independent institution within the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). KIT awards students a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree upon successful completion of the three-year program. As part of the KIT, the Carl Benz School creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. From fundamental research to applications, KIT is a unique science and education institution, which takes part in international competition and holds a leading position within technology universities worldwide.

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