Raise awareness among young women engineers

Women in Transport

The Summer School – Women in Transport offers a full immersion experience in the automotive world with the aim of raising awareness among young women and bringing them closer to the transport sector, overcoming gender stereotypes. The initiative also offers incoming orientation activities for the Masters Courses offered by MUNER.

The program is integrated with practical experiences of the history and innovation of the Italian automotive sector, as well as local beauty and culture.

The initiative is endorsed by Women in Transport – EU Platform for Change, the European Commission’s platform to promote women’s employment and equal opportunities for women and men in the transport sector.



On-campus programme focused on the automotive industry, offering a variety of academic, business and social content.


Young female bachelor students of industrial engineering from EU countries


2-week program, usually held in July


On site in Modena, at the Department of Eningeering Enzo Ferrari


Lectures, labs and seminars at the University of Modena.

Cultural activities and social events to immerse participants in Italian culture, and meetings with Motor Valley businesswomen.

All activities are held in English.


The school has a limited number of places, which varies from year to year, but is usually around 20.

Places will be allocated on the basis of candidate assessment.


Notification of acceptance will be sent by e-mail. Payment of the fee is compulsory to complete the registration.

Selection Criteria:
  • English level B1
  • Be enrolled in or have recently completed a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Statement of motivation and commitment

Candidates will be selected on the basis of the Scientific Committee’s final assessment of the above criteria. The selection procedure will be closed when the maximum number of enrolled students is reached. Selected candidates will be informed by e-mail about the registration procedure.

Important Remarks:

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Fee for the 2023 edition: € 500 /student Payment of the fee is compulsory to finalise the subscription.

Information on the refund policy and payment deadlines can be found in the brochure of the current edition.

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