Aachen, Germany

Production Technology Meets Industry 4.0

when 1 August 2022 - 19 August 2022
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 2990

The Summer School provides students with an overview of RWTH Aachen’s research concerning Industry 4.0 and is headed by the Cluster of Excellence “Internet of Production". Currently important research topics are discussed from 15 different viewpoints.

Aside from boosting your career, our Summer Schools provide you with an unforgettable opportunity for intercultural exchange. Gain insights into student life at RWTH Aachen University and network with German companies and organizations!

This course is highly interactive and contains a lot of intensive and fun teamwork.

✓ Lectures & tutorials
✓ Exercises & use cases
✓ Institute visits
✓ Modelling & implementation
✓ Practical units
✓ Intercultural exchange & social events

Course leader

The lectures and exercises of the Summer School are conducted by the Cluster of Excellence "Internet of Production” and numerous institutes of RWTH Aachen University.

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
- in your Bachelor's, Master's, in between or recently graduated
- are proficient in the English language

No previous knowledge is needed for this course. The content is taught starting from the basics.

We don’t require an English language proficiency test. However, we recommend a self-evaluation of your English language level according to one of the following scores to make sure that you are able to follow the lessons:

TOEFL ibt : 72 points
IELTS: 5.5 band score
TOEIC: 785 points
Cambridge: FCE, Grade C
CEFR = B2

Course aim

The Summer School program provides students with an overview of RWTH Aachen's research concerning Industry 4.0. Headed by the Cluster of Excellence "Internet of Production" of RWTH, the following currently important research topics are discussed: automation and information technology, materials science, production technology and smart decision support. With this wide range of topics, you will acquire a better understanding of the potentials and risks of Industry 4.0. Practical examples are presented in case studies and use cases from different fields of production technology.

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Credits info

3 EC
Have a look at the workload of our Short Courses:
(1 hour = 45 minutes)

2-week programs | about 60 hours
3-week programs | about 90 hours
4-week programs | about 120 hours
1 ECTS credit can be awarded per 30 hours

Please note: All Short Courses are full time programs! Ultimately it is up to your home institution as to how many credits may be awarded. For details, please speak to your home institution’s Study Abroad Adviser.

Fee info

EUR 2990: With our all-inclusive package we provide our participants a carefree stay in the charming historic city of Aachen. The program fees of each on-campus program contain for example:

- Accommodation (usually 3-or 4-bed rooms)
- Breakfast and lunch on weekdays
- A local public transportation ticket
- Broad supporting program
- Personal support from local mentors
- Emergency contact
- Certificate from RWTH Aachen University

Scholarships

Our team is glad to announce that we award scholarships for selected on-campus Summer School programs every year. Check out our website for details and see if you are a scholarship candidate.