globalDrive 2014 / 2015

Contact: Dr.-Ing. Frank Diermeyer

In the winter semester 2014/2015 the Institute of Automotive Technology offers once again the possibility to their students to work on projects regarding automobiles and mobility in general. This is done in cooperation with the global industry and the students finalize their work in writing theses. 

As soon as more information becomes available, you will be informed here. However, you can already apply and specify preferences.

Partner Universities

  • Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapur
  • Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Mexico City, Mexico
  • University of Sao Paulo (USP), Sao Paulo, Brasilien
  • Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Nyeri, Kenia
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Topics 2014/2015

Mobility in developing countries

You can also apply for this project in which an electric car for the sub-Saharan region will be developed.

For further details contact Martin Soltes.

For application just name "Africa" in the application form as favored partner.


Truck 2030

After a long break, this year there is again the opportunity to participate in a project in the field of commercial vehicles as part of the global drive. The goal of the project truck 2030 is to develope an innovative, highly efficient concept for future transport of goods by road . As part of the global drive project, therefor one or more detailed solutions are developed and implemented in a scale model.

For an application to the project truck 2030 Please call "Truck" as a prioritized project on the application form.


e-racing motorcycle

The task of this globalDrive project is to build an electrified motorcycle, which then competes in a competition against bikes with combustion engines.

Concept Data:

  • 100 kW drive power
  • <200kg total weight

The project is supported by BMW Motorrad and performed together with the prestigious Tsinghua University (Beijing, China).


For your application, please fill in this application form and direct it together with your current transcript of records to Martin Soltes until 18.07.2014 at the latest.