Bochum, Germany

German Engineering, Language and Culture

when 9 August 2020 - 22 August 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 1800

Are you thinking of coming to Germany for your studies? This is the perfect opportunity to get to know the language, learn something about German culture and taste that wonderful beer everybody is talking about.

A program of regular German classes, mixed with intercultural training and lessons in engineering will not only help you advance your later career, but provide a lot of fun for sure. You will have the chance to meet other students and learn about their projects, for example the RUB Student Race car team. We will organize a Meet & Greet with students of German engineering who founded their own companies and will share their interesting stories with you. We will help you get all the information needed, e.g. to do your Master’s degree in Bochum.

Apart from lessons we will take you on trips around the area, learn everything about the area’s fascinating history. What makes German barbecue so special? You will find out!

Who knows, maybe you will find new contacts that will turn into the most amazing international friendships?

Take the opportunity to dive into German culture, get to know students of Ruhr University and travel in the area. You will learn basic German language skills, benefit from our intercultural training and have the chance to build a network of interesting experts. German engineering is famous all over the world and we want to show you why. Take a tour of our laboratories and get to know our Learning Factory, where you can take part in workshops and will learn hands-on how the next big industrial revolution shapes productions plants in the whole world.

Course leader

Dr. Yves Gensterblum

Target group

The RUB Summer School is especially interesting for undergraduates of civil engineering, but a broad range of students will benefit from a topic this relevant.

Course aim

You will gain some basic knowledge of the German language, will get some insight into engineering at RUB and will get some intercultural training. This will make you prepeared for studying in Germany and abroad.

Fee info

EUR 1800: The fee includes course material, public transport within Bochum, excursions, accomodation, breakfast and lunch.