The 3-year bachelor’s program aims to prepare future engineers for a successful career.
The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is ranked #1 in employability amongst all German universities and achieves numerous top placements in the field of engineering every year (see KIT Rankings). As the Mechanical Engineering College of the KIT, the Carl Benz School of Engineering offers high-quality lectures by excellent professors of the KIT. All students receive an individualized all-in-one service package, support, additional training and study guidance in order to develop their professional profile.
Basic criteria for admission include excellent grades in mathematics and physics. Furthermore, applicants must be proficient in the English language. Recommended High School degrees are an International Baccalaureate, A-Level or Abitur.
The automotive industry is currently experiencing a drastic boost in innovation with regard to the development of marketable electro motors, optimization of combustion engines and light-weight design.
Students of the Mechanical Engineering (International) in Automotive Engineering taught at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) who choose to specialize in Automotive Engineering profit from the fact that the automotive industry is Germany’s largest industry sector with a turnover of approximately 404 billion Euros, covering 20% of Germany`s industry revenues overall. Ten out of the 100 largest automotive suppliers have either their headquarters or one of their subsidiaries near Karlsruhe. At the KIT more than 40 institutes with 800 scientists are conducting research for safer, more comfortable and more efficient cars.
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- Advanced Mathematics
- Engineering Mechanics
- Mechanical Design
- Basics in Manufacturing Technology
- Materials Science
- Computer Science
- Automated Production Systems
- Virtual Engineering
- 36 months
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DisciplinesMechanical Engineering Automotive Engineering General Engineering & Technology View 3 other Masters in Automotive Engineering in Germany
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Our admission requirements and documents are aimed at identifying those areas of your academic and personal profile that make you unique, and to make sure that you are the right fit for Carl Benz School of Engineering.
- High School Degree (e.g. IB, GCE A-level, US High School Diploma, German Abitur or others!)
- Excellent Grades in Mathematics & Physics - if students did not take Physics in grade 11 or 12, the SAT Physics Subject Test is required.
- SAT* (Math & Evidence-Based Reading & Writing; at least 1.200 points)
- English Proficiency Test (TOEFL** or IELTS)
- Motivation Letter
International17308 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8654 EUR per semester during 36 months.
EU/EEA14308 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7154 EUR per semester during 36 months.
Living costs for Karlsruhe
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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