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B.Sc. On Campus

Mechanical Engineering (International)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

36 months
17308 EUR/year
14308 EUR/year
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The 3-year bachelor’s program of Mechanical Engineering (International) taught at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) aims to prepare future engineers for a successful career.

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The Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is ranked number one in employability amongst all German universities and achieves numerous top placements in the field of engineering every year. 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 in the Mechanical Engineering (International) programme taught at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) receive an individualized all-in-one service package, support, additional training and study guidance in order to develop their professional profile.

What is the Bachelor's Degree all about?

The Mechanical Engineering (International) taught at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)  begins with a so-called Pre-Semester, a preparatory course in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and English. After two years of intermediate studies, which cover the basic concepts of mechanical engineering, the students can choose to specialize in either Automotive Engineering, Energy Engineering or Global Production Management. Carl Benz School students will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree from KIT. 

The Bachelor program comprises lectures, tutorials, and lab courses with lecturers and tutors coming from different institutes of the KIT. This ensures that the quality of the subjects taught to meet the highest standards. 

In addition to the academic demands, students are also encouraged to complete an industrial internship. The hands-on industry training program Smart Factory∂Industry is new and unique worldwide. The traineeship will foster the career perspectives of our students our German industry partners and provide them with an industry network including potential employers at a very early stage of their academic career. The program is rounded off by supplementary studies, such as language courses, cultural studies, soft skills courses and social events.


The KIT is system-accredited by AAQ. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Mathematics
  • Engineering Mechanics
  • Mechanical Design
  • Basics in Manufacturing Technology
  • Materials Science
  • Computer Science
  • Automated Production Systems
  • Virtual Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  •  High School Degree
  •  Excellent grades in Mathematics & Physics
  • SAT Test (Math, Evidence-Based Reading and Writing): at least 1200 points
  • English Proficiency Test (TOEFL or IELTS)

  • Motivation Letter

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17308 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8654 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    14308 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7154 EUR per semester during 36 months.

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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