Aachen, Germany

Smart Electrical Power Systems

when 25 June 2023 - 8 July 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 1990

Master current challenges and new technologies with regards to future electric grids and Smart Electrical Power Systems. You learn about measurement techniques and distributed intelligence for power systems. Discuss the future of electrical grids and microgrids and discover real time simulations of power systems. You achive a thorough understanding of the key challenges of future power systems.

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. Get an insight into future grids with the following hands-on classes:

✓ Lectures & tutorials
✓ Exercises & real time simulations
✓ Expert talk
✓ Measurement
✓ Monitoring
✓ Intercultural exchange & social events

Registrations are open now! Apply before April 1!

Course leader

The E.ON Energy Research Center of RWTH Aachen University is responsible for the direction of the academic content. Two divisions of E.ON ERC conduct the lectures.

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

Desirable is basic understanding of power generation and power systems, electrochemical systems or electricity systems and its components.

No English certificate is required. Our courses are all in English and therefore a proficient knowledge of English is important.

Course aim

In this program, you master current challenges and new technologies with regard to future electric grids, renewables and Smart Electrical Power Systems. You learn about measurement techniques and distributed intelligence for power systems. Synchronized measurements including sensors and instruments are an important subject.

Credits info

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

2-week programs | about 75 hours
3-week programs | about 100 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 1990: 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


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.