Registration Portal for the CBS College Program | Sign up today!

Welcome to the College Program Registration Portal. This is the online portal where you can sign up for the CBS College Program. Please find more information on how to register below.


The CBS College Program

The College Program is coordinated and organized by the Carl Benz School of Engineering (CBS) in cooperation with the KIT’s Department of Mechanical Engineering. By enrolling in B.Sc Mechanical Engineering (International) study program, students are provided the opportunity to take advantage of a special study format with small class sizes ensuring a higher level of assistance and support as compared to the regular study program.

The CBS offers the College Program which accompanies and strengthens the Mechanical Engineering (International) study program. This multi-faceted program includes a variety of benefits to support students and accompany them throughout their studies at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). It not only ensures small classes, which allow for a more personalized interaction with professors and lecturers, but also includes access to on-campus housing in student dormitories, individualized study counseling and career guidance, access to exclusive Smart Programs and other unique program related elements. It provides an additional layer of support and service to students looking to improve their learning experiences and study success.

The study program as well as the College Program are offered entirely in English.


College Program Registration

To ensure teaching in small classes, the spots in the CBS College Program are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis. You can register for the College Program intake 2023 by following the steps below. Please note that you also need to apply to the Bachelor of Science Program in Mechanical Engineering (International) via the KIT Online Application Portal between December 2022 -  April 30th, 2023. Admission to the B.Sc. program in Mechanical Engineering (International) for the respective year is required in order to join the College Program. 


How to register for the CBS College Program

Please complete the following steps below to book your College Program spot:

  1. Sign up with your email address.
  2. Please confirm your email address.
  3. After signing up, please log-in your account.
  4. Fill out the College Program registration form, check if your information is correct and submit your College Program registration form online.
  5. Between December 2022 and April 30th, 2023 you need to apply to B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (International) via the KIT Online Application Portal. Admission for the respective year is a requirement in order to be able to join the College Program.
  6. After the Mechanical Engineering (International) admission decisions have been sent out a few weeks after April 30th, the CBS Team will contact you to inform you about the status of your College Program booking.

>> Please take a look at our FAQs if you might have further questions or get in touch with us. Our team is happy to provide assistance.


Costs & Fees

The Carl Benz School of Engineering provides a college structure within KIT, which is why the specific college fee of 7,000 EUR per semester applies in addition to the university enrollment and tuition fees. The college fee covers support in academic learning and additional services provided by the Carl Benz School.

>> For a detailed overview on our costs & fees, click here.


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