KART your way to Bucharest

General description


  • Have you ever played Mario Kart?
  • Have you ever dreamed of building your own kart?
  • Do you feel the need for speed?

    Are you ready to make a human pyramid in front of the Palace of Parliament?

    If you have a passion for cars and a very rich imagination, come to Bucharest, team up, build a kart from scratch and let the race begin! It is a unique chance to learn more about mechanics and aerodynamics and to put your knowledge into practice by building your own kart. Work together with our teachers and company representatives and prepare yourselves for the BEST race ever!

    We guarantee you’ll make the BEST memories alongside new friends from Europe! Together we will give “teamwork” a new definition and will establish a new balance between work and fun! Here, in the city of the most beautiful girls and charming boys you will have the opportunity to make your summer unforgettable.

    Just imagine how it could be : to learn how to build your own kart, to spend more than a week in the city with the second largest building in the world, to visit a great part of Romanian's cities and castles in a wonderful weekend trip or to meet a lot of future friends from all over Europe.

    You are curious, aren’t you? Are you thinking of applying?

    DO IT!!!

    Academic information

    Fields of activity:
    Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering , Automotive Engineering , Civil Engineering , Computer Engineering , Computer Science/Automatic Control/Informatics , Control Engineering/Systems engineering , Electrical/Electromechanical Engineering , Electronic/Electrotechnical Engineering , Industrial Engineering , Machine & Instrument engineering/Design , Materials Engineering , Mechanical Engineering , Mechatronics , Physics/Physics Engineering , Power Engineering , Transport Engineering
    Content and topics:
    Graphic Design – Basic Concepts; Aerodynamics – Kart Structure; Mechanics – Wheels, Breaks, Transmission.
    Learning goals and objectives:
    You will learn the process of building a car and how to apply theoretical notions of aerodynamics, mechanics and graphic design on a kart. Throughout the course you will build your own kart, which we guarantee will be an awesome experience alongside your team, and in the end, after an examination, there will be a contest to see which kart is the BEST!
    Examination type:
    Written Exam + Contest at the end of the course.
    ECTS credits issued:
    Not known yet

    Information for applicants

    Selection criteria:
    The selection will be based on the motivation letter and also on the answers given to the questions.

    Practical arrangements

    All of the following are covered by the event fee:

    Participants will be hosted in the student dormitory next to the University
    We will have three meals per day, at least one of them warm.
    Public transportation during the stay in Bucharest and a private bus for the weekend trip.