The Institute of Mechanism Theory, Machine Dynamics and Robotics (IGMR) carefully designed the academic content. Research areas include mechanism theory, kinematics, machine dynamics and vibration technology, robotics and mechatronics.
Academic Content & Certificates
The contents of the program may change. RWTH International Academy reserves the right to make changes to the organization, the staffing or the running of a program that have no major effect on the overall character of the program.
Please note that our academic institutes are currently improving the classes in their order and contents. Therefore, the following description can be subject to change:
You'll learn about reasoning and core concepts of robotics like localizing, mapping, navigation, planning, reasoning and how to deal with uncertainty. One part covers the theoretical concepts and principles you need to operate robots. The other part is rather practical and shows you different kinds of robots and their programming. In this part, you treat topics like motion planning, kinematics (parallel and mobile) and you'll work with a robot education cell.
KBSG - Knowledge-Based Systems Group
The program starts with the core concepts of robotics and reasoning. Principles and issues like how to get from point A to point B, introduce you to all the theoretical concepts needed for localizing, mapping, navigation, planning and reasoning. Plus, uncertainty will be discussed and you are presented with ideas on how to deal with it.
IGMR - Institute of Mechanism Theory, Machine Dynamics and Robotics
In this part of the program, you take part in hands-on classes. Important topics are direct, inverse and differential kinematics, trajectory planning and different aspects of mobile robotics. Furthermore, the offline programming product Roboguide will be presented to you. You configurate a robot education cell and are provided with all the necessary information to write programs yourself.
At the end of the program, students will take part in a written final exam or final presentation over the course. Upon successful completion, you will receive an Executive Certificate from RWTH Aachen University stating your final grade of the course.
This Summer School is planned to take place on our RWTH Aachen University campus. Please note that it may come to slight changes of the academic content in case of a digital conduction of the program. Click here for current status of planning.
Certificate and Workload
At the end of the Summer School program, you will receive a Certificate of Participation together with a Certificate Supplement from RWTH Aachen University, stating the workload and the academic content of the Summer School.
Upon successful completion of the Summer School, you will furthermore receive an Executive Certificate and a Certificate of Performance from RWTH Aachen University, stating the final grade.
Have a look here at the workload of our Summer Schools:
|about 60 hours||2 ECTS credits can be awarded|
|about 90 hours||3 ECTS credits can be awarded|
|about 120 hours||4 ECTS credits can be awarded|
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!