High School Advanced Engineering Summer Program - ITALIAN MOTOR VALLEY EXPERIENCE | online edition


The High School Advanced Engineering Summer Program – ITALIAN MOTOR VALLEY EXPERIENCE offers a 10-days college experience, exploring worldwide leaders in the automotive industry. During this summer program, targeted to high schools, students will be trained at understanding the basics of high performance vehicles, with a deep immersion in engineering lectures held by university professors. This year, due to restriction caused by covid-19 health emergency, the courses will be held in virtual mode.  

OFFER: an immersive experience focused on the automotive industry, offering a variety of academic, business and cultural contents, aimed at understanding high performance vehicles and engineering subjects.TARGET: high-school students with strong STEM fundamentals and highly motivation. Students must be 16 years of age at time of registration.

DURATION: 10 days (70 hours of didactic activities): from 28 June to 10 July 2021.

LOCATION: Online experience – direct link with the heart of the Italian Motor Valley, a region af automotive sector excellences.

ACTIVITIES: lectures and workshops held by MUNER (Motorvehicle University of Emilia-Romagna) professors and professionals from companies of the automotive sector; factory virtual tours inside the most important Italian automotive companies. All activities will be held in English.

PARTICIPANTS: the number of places is limited to 30. Places will be assigned based on candidates evaluation.

REGISTRATION: notification of acceptance will be sent by email. Registration will be online and must be confirmed by immediate payment.

CONTACT: for any further informations, write to summerschool@motorvehicleuniversity.com

Admission Process


  • Outstanding high schooler;
  • STEM background: high achievement based on curriculum and extracurricular activities;
  • Student motivation statement, commitment and positive attitude
  • English profiency: language advanced certificate or native speaker status. 

2021 TIMING – ONLINE PRESELECTION IS NOW OPEN UNTIL MAY, 16: evaluation based on motivation, merit and high achievement in compliance of the selection criteria.

The selected candidates will be notified by e-mail about the registration procedures and times by the end of May.


  • The email address indicated will be used for all the formal communication, be sure it is active and frequently checked;
  • Personal data and all the information given will be used only for candidates evaluation purposes in compliance of privacy statement;
  • Selection of candidates is based on the unquestionable evaluation of the scientific committee based on the selection criteria.
  • The payment of the fee is compulsory to finalize the subscription. Failure to pay within the terms implies the renunciation of participating;
  • Payment must be made in Euro by credit card or bank transfer following the instructions that will be provided;
  • No refund policy is applied;
  • Students must be 16 years old at the time of registration, by the end of May.


1500 euro
We may grant the opportunity to highly motivated and outstadning applicants a need-based scholarship opportunity.