Germany, Aachen

Sustainable Energy Technology Summer School

when 29 June 2020 - 10 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 1990

This Summer School introduces into the mathematical and physical basics of building energy performance modeling and simulation, implementation of models using computer-based numerical methods, computer algebra systems and object-oriented modeling language Modelica.

The Institute of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building (E3D), and the E.ON Energy Research Center - Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate of the RWTH Aachen University and the Institute of Energy and Climate Research Fundamental Electrochemistry (IEK-9) of the Research Centre Jülich are responsible for the academic content of the „Sustainable Energy Technology“ Summer School and conduct the program’s lectures, tutorials and laboratory classes.

Course leader

The Institute of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building (E3D), and the E.ON Energy Research Center - Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate of the RWTH Aachen University and the Institute of Energy and Climate Research Fundamental

Target group

You are a B.Sc./B.E. student enrolled at a renowned university, have profound knowledge of the English language and are studying mechanical engineering or a related field.

The minimum age to participate is 18 years. Students should have completed the first year of studies.

Please note:

An English language proficiency test is recommended.

Since the program is taught in English you need to bring sufficient academic English language skills to be able to follow the course.

Course aim

The RWTH Aachen University is one of Germany's Universities of Excellence. It is a place where the future of our industrialized world is thought out. The University is proving to be a hotspot with increasing international recognition where innovative answers to global challenges are developed.

Our summer courses give you a fantastic opportunity to experience what university life in Germany and particularly at the top-ranked RWTH Aachen University is really like.

Credits info

3 EC
2, 3 or 4 ECTS credits according to the workload (about 60 hours / 2 weeks, about 90 hours / 3 weeks and about 120 hours / 4 weeks)
Please note:
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 Advisor!

Fee info

EUR 1990: The course fees include all lectures, laboratory courses and excursions, social events, accommodation, breakfast, lunch, all meals during social events and a public transport ticket for the respective time.

Early Bird Discount: complete your application until 1 March to get a 10% discount on the total fees - in case of admission!