Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have any questions? Take a look at our frequently asked questions to find an answer.

Your question is not listed here? Our helpful team is happy to provide assistance – you can reach us at or via phone at +49 (0)721 608-47901.

Why should I take part in the CBS College Program?

From day one (and even before, when it comes to preparing your arrival and university preparation), our student counselors have your back and help you with your administrative issues. During the three years of your College Program journey, you have access to exclusive services that help you shape your study experience:

  • Academic Support
  • Study Counseling
  • Career Guidance
  • Mentoring Program
  • Smart Projects
  • Administrative Support
  • CBS Language Courses
  • Social Events & Teambuilding
  • Strong industry network
  • Secure On-Campus Housing
When can I register for the CBS College Program?

Anytime! By filling out the online registration form, you can already reserve your spot today. You only need admission to the KIT’s B.Sc. program in Mechanical Engineering (International) for the upcoming study year in order to be able to join us.

College Program Registration done? Perfect! Don’t forget to apply for B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (International) between December 2022 and April 30th, 2023 via the KIT Application Portal as well.

I don't have admission to B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering (International) yet. Can I still register for the CBS College Program?

Yes! You can register for the CBS College Program at any time. As the College Program is exclusive and only offers a limited amount of spots, we encourage you to register for the College Program as soon as possible to secure your participation.

Don’t forget to apply for B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (International) from December 2022 until April 30th, 2023 via the KIT Application Portal as well. Admission to Mechanical Engineering (International) is a prerequisite in order to be able to join us.

When will I be informed if I got a spot in the College Program?

After your College Program registration, we are going to contact you shortly after the admissions decisions from the KIT have been sent out (a few weeks after April 30th) and inform you about the status of your College Program application.

Should you have any questions in the meantime, please feel free to reach out to us at anytime.

How does COVID-19 influence travelling and the start of my studies?

The Carl Benz School of Engineering is aware of the extraordinary pandemic situation and prepared to react appropriately. Even if COVID-19 persists, all programs will run as planned on site, online, or in hybrid format in accordance with local and national regulations. We highly recommend our students to come to Karlsruhe if possible.

Please take a look at our COVID-19 FAQ here:


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