Germany, Aachen

Structural Engineering of Industrial Facilities Summer School

when 1 July 2019 - 12 July 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 1990

The core focus of this Summer School is the analysis and design of industrial facilities in regard to exceptional and dynamic loads. During the conceptual design process of industrial structures and components, these dynamic loads give rise to problems that challenge the collaboration between mechanical and civil engineering. These two weeks give you an insight not only into technical but also socioeconomic aspects of today´s interconnected industrial world.

Course leader

RWTH Aachen University, Chair of Structural Analysis and Dynamics

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 programme 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

2 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!