Summer School | Automation and Simulation
In this Summer School you learn all about fundamentals in automation and simulation. The topic simulation features various exercises in a computer lab. You solve real world problems by applying software and acquire a solid understanding of methods used in mechanical engineering.
During a lab tour, you gain an insight into the institute's research approaches. In the automation part, you discuss modern automated production systems, covering all the major cutting-edge technologies of production automation.
- Study format:
- Short Course | Summer School
- 3 weeks: July 11 - 29, 2022
- On campus
- Credit Points:
- 3 ECTS (about 90 hours)
- Course fees:
- 2,990 €
- RWTH Aachen University Certificate
Solve computing assignments and apply your skills in a project
The courses are highly interactive and contain a lot of intensive and fun teamwork.
- Lectures & tutorials
- Project work in a computer lab
- Lab tour
- Try and test methods
- Intercultural exchange & social events
Benefit from excellent teaching of RWTH Aachen University
Our Summer Schools are uniquely designed for international students who want to gain insights into German engineering at RWTH Aachen – a top-ranked university and one of Europe’s leading science and research institutions. You benefit from high-value academic content, excellent lecturers and a strong network of industry partners.
Program Outline | Summer School 2022
The Summer School covers the fundamentals used in automation and simulation. With your classmates, you complete assignments on simulation in a computer lab. You get to solve real world problems by applying software commonly used in industry and thus acquire a better understanding of methods used in mechanical engineering.
Take part in a lab tour on campus in Aachen, where you get to know the institute's research approaches. Regarding automation, you discuss production systems and computer integrated manufacturing. Thus, you receive an overview of cutting-edge technologies of production automation and understand modern automated production systems.
Your Lecturers | Summer School 2022
The Institute of General Mechanics (IAM) and a visiting scholar with whom the institute has been cooperating successfully for many years are responsible for the academic content.
The simulation part covers two weeks of lectures and project work. The automation part lasts one week and provides a comprehensive overview of the subject.
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.
What's included? Enjoy a comfortable stay in Aachen
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
Are you interested in our Summer School 2022?
Level up your skills and upgrade your CV in one of our programs this summer. Make the most out of your freetime and earn an RWTH certificate with 3 Credit Points (ECTS) for your outstanding effort. Besides, as a participant you create unforgettable memories.
Check out the requirements
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
- pursue your higher education
- 1st/2nd year of studies completed
- degree related to our program
- are proficient in the English language
Desirable is basic knowledge in the following areas: Mathematics, Mechanics, Materials Science, Thermodynamics, Computer Science/Programming Techniques, Machine Drawing/Machine Elements or Modelling.
Detailed Topics of this Course
This Course provides lectures on simulation (2/3) and automation (1/3):
Any further questions? We are always happy to help you!
The Short Term Programs Team of RWTH International Academy is looking forward to welcoming you to Aachen or in our Online Courses! Should you have any questions about the programs, please get in touch:
Phone: +49 241 80 27693
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