Siegen, Germany

Programming Skills 4 Engineers 23

when 4 October 2023 - 6 October 2023
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 100

Programming has become a very important skill in modern technology. Students who master programming languages during their studies often rank higher among their peers.

In this second year of Summer School, you will learn about some of the most useful programming languages for engineers. You will get to know their environment with practical exercises that will boost your confidence in using these languages. You can even program your first water rocket! Whatever your goal, whether modules, projects or theses, and whether you have a Bachelor's, Master's or PhD, you will find this Summer School incredibly rewarding.

In addition to increasing your chances of success in your studies, our Summer School offers you an unforgettable opportunity for intercultural exchange even prolong your stay and go hiking in Siegen, the "most forested big city in Germany". Gain insights into some of the most charismatic members of our faculty, student life at the University of Siegen and expand your network of contacts!

This course is very interactive and can be addictive.

✓ Lectures & tutorials
✓ Exercises
✓ Testing a real water-rocket
✓ Institute visit & expert talks
✓ Intercultural exchange & social events

Registrations for October 2023 are possible as of July 2023. Be aware of limited places (16)!

Course leader

Research Institute for Water and Environment (fwu), Chair of Hydromechanics and Hydraulic Engineering, University Siegen

Target group

Every year we welcome students from all over the world. You can become part of our international student community if you:

- are at least 18 years old
- pursue your higher education
- are proficient in the English language
- are able to be in Germany on own terms at the time of Summer School (We do not offer Visa assistance)

Desirable is basic knowledge in engineering related fields.

Course aim

This Summer School is all about improving your programming skills. Learning how to think algorithmically and solve programming problems efficiently. Become familiar with programming languages such as Phyton, Matlab and Visual Basic Application (for Excell). Exercises vary from typical engineering problems to using recursive formulas and solving partial differential equations.

Feel free to visit our website for more courses!

Credits info

Participants will receive a personalized certificate from the Research Institute for Water and Environment (Forschungsinstitut Wasser und Umwelt - FWU) from the University of Siegen.

Fee info

EUR 100: The program fees contain for example:

- Coffee snacks and lunch
- A local public transportation ticket (if needed).
- Broad supporting program
- Personal support from local mentors
- Emergency contact

(Please e-mail Mr. Stettner-Davis for registration and further details:
(In the case of less than 5 participants, the course will not take place and the paid fee will be refunded)