Aachen, Germany

Supply Chain Management & Logistics

when 20 June 2022 - 1 July 2022
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 1990

In this Summer School, you explore innovative supply chain management concepts: Master the fundamentals of supply chain management and apply them in a business simulation game. Study the digitalization of supply chains and its potentials in theoretical as well as game-based lectures. In a case study with real but fun examples, you become aware of the important challenges.

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

✓ Lectures & tutorials
✓ Exercises & case study
✓ Learning by simulating
✓ Game-based approached
✓ Business simulation game
✓ Intercultural exchange & social events

No more registrations possible! Registrations for next year are possible as of November 01,2022.

Course leader

The Summer School is jointly conducted by the Institute for Industrial Management (FIR) at RWTH Aachen University and a visiting scholar and supply chain management expert from the Netherlands.

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

Course aim

The Summer School explores innovative supply chain management concepts in a twofold approach. On the one hand, the fundamentals of supply chain management are covered and then applied in a business simulation game, enabling students to master these fundamentals. On the other hand, the digitalisation of supply chains and its potentials are covered in theoretical and game-based lectures as well as a case study, providing students with insights into digital supply chains.

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Credits info

2 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 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.