UpGrade Mobility

Winter School

International PhD students meet at KIT in Karlsruhe and discuss mobility-related topics with members of the graduate school and various professors.

About the Winter School

The UpGrade Mobility Graduate School Winter School is the annual networking event of the KIT Mobility Systems Center. Within one week, PhD students from a wide range of mobility disciplines come together to learn, get to know each other, and engage in interdisciplinary training.

Connect with PhD students from the Graduate School, other participants, and KIT professors.
Learn new ideas and deepen your knowledge through activities with other participants and KIT professors.
Discover the south of Germany while enjoying activities and workshops together in the city of Karlsruhe.
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2025 Edition: To be announced

The 2025 Winter School will take place in Karlsruhe, Germany.

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Application Process

If you are curious and want to apply for the UpGrade Mobility Winter School, please attach the following information to your application:

  • Short CV including contact details
  • Confirmation of your supervisor
  • Name of your home university
  • (Working) title of your PhD thesis
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Past Editions

The UpGrade Mobility Winter School exists since 2022.


To be announced

In 2025, the next KIT UpGrade Mobility Winter School will take place in Karlsruhe, Germany.

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Autonomous Public Transport Research

From 12 to 16 March 2024, the second Winter School attracted PhD students from all over Europe.

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Interdisciplinary Mobility Research

From 22 to 25 November 2022, the first Winter School attracted PhD students from the United Kingdom and Germany.

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