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Successful summer behind us: Vibrant mix of learning, culture, and global networking

Another successful summer is behind us! This summer we welcomed 358 students on campus and another 17 online from a total of 26 countries.

The following Summer Schools took place:

  • Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Applications
  • Automation & Simulation
  • Energy Performance of Buildings & Districts
  • German Engineering, Language & Culture
  • Production Technology meets Industry 4.0
  • Robotics, Communication Networks & Innovation
  • Robotics for Future Industrial Applications

Customized Summer Schools for China and Japan

We also organized customized Summer Schools for our partner universities in China and Japan. The focus was on robotics, artificial intelligence and Industry 4.0.

  • Agile Innovation
  • Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Applications
  • Basics of Industry 4.0 with Focus on Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Analytics and Python Programming
  • German Engineering, Language & Culture
  • Robotics
  • Smart Factories (on campus und online)

Broad supporting program: company visits, lab tours, hikes and barbecues

The students had the opportunity to combine a comprehensive academic supporting program with interactive lessons and company visits. In this regard, we are very grateful for the cooperation with our partners.  

The social program included city rallies in Aachen, hikes to the border triangle, barbecues, trips to Maastricht and much more. The students were accompanied by their mentors.

Social Events
Academic Events

We would like to thank the academic teams of the respective programs, all partner institutes and companies for another year of the excellent cooperation in organization and implementation. We look forward to next year!

Mareike Band – Head of Short-Term Programs Department

Shout out to the entire team of our Short-Term Programs!

We would like to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to our team from the Short-Term Programs department: You gave our students an unforgettable time all summer long – whether it was sunny or rainy, early in the morning or late at night!

Short-Term Programs Team 2023:

  • Mareike Band, Head of Short Term Programs
  • Cassandra Dürbeck, Program Manager
  • Paulina Silva Ribeiro, Program Manager
  • Lena Wehrle, Event Manager
  • Faisal El Jaarani, Junior Marketing Manager
  • Alex Akulov, Student Assistant

We would also like to thank our summer interns (unfortunately not in the picture): Mick Hellenbroich, Christina Meyer and Clara Sophia Rendón Schatanek

For this year’s very successful program, we would like to especially thank our industry partners:

  • Henkel
  • Eaton Industries
  • Quality Automation GmbH
  • SmartQuart
  • E.ON
  • Brainergy Park Jülich GmbH
  • Mitsubishi Electric Europe
  • BOSCH Rexroth
  • Makino  


A special thanks also goes out to our partner institutes and their professors and lecturers here at RWTH Aachen University:

Aachener Verfahrenstechnik (AVT), Digital Additive Production (dap), Institute for Data Science in Mechanical Engineering (DSME), Institute of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building (e3d), E.ON Energy Research Center, Chair and Institute of General Mechanics (IAM), Steel Institute (IEHK), Institute of Mechanism Theory, Machine Dynamics and Robotics (IGMR), Institute for Plastics Processing (IKV), IMA Cybernetics Lab - Institute of Information Management in Mechanical Engineering (IMA), Chair of Information Theory and Data Analytics (INDA), Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, Teaching and Research Field for Real Estate Development (iPE), Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA), ITA Academy, Knowledge-Based Systems Group (KBSG), Institute of Physics, Center for Artificial Intelligence (AI Center), Institute of Structural Mechanics and Lightweight Design (SLA), RWTH Aachen University Language Center (SZ), Bergische Universität Wuppertal (BUW), Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL), and Institute of Applied Microbiology (IAMB)