Summer School | Automotive and Mobility Studies
In this digital Summer School, you explore the fundamentals of automotive engineering, mobile propulsion and modern automotive technologies. You debate alternative and electrified vehicle propulsion systems, examine automated driving and work on a case study. You even get to meet a student formula team. They present their work on self-built race cars with alternative propulsion systems to you.
Aside from boosting your career, our Summer Schools provide you with an unforgettable opportunity for intercultural exchange. Gain insights into student life at RWTH Aachen University and network with German companies and organizations!
- Study format:
- Short Course | Summer School
- 4 weeks - June 14 to July 9, 2021
- B.Sc./B.E. student, min. age 18 years
- Credit Points:
- 120 Teaching Units
- Course fees:
- 2,250 €
Upgrade your skills & have fun at the same time in our Summer School
The courses are highly interactive and contain a lot of intensive and fun teamwork.
- Online lectures & tutorials
- Exercises & case study
- Student racing team
- Institute visit & expert talks
- Intercultural exchange & social events
Academic Content | Summer School
Our Summer Schools are uniquely designed for international students who want to gain insight into one of Germany’s Universities of Excellence. RWTH Aachen University is top-ranked and one of Europe’s leading science and research institutions. You benefit from high-value academic content, excellent lectures and academic staff cooperations.
Program Outline | Online Course
In the Online Course on Automotive and Mobility Studies, you explore modern automotive technologies and concepts of mobility: You learn about the vehicle in the context of history and environment, driving resistances, brake systems and longitudinal dynamics as a whole.
You study different principles of energy conversion and requirements on combustion engines, alternative vehicle propulsion systems and fuels. The technical basics of automated driving are considered in their legal, social and economic context, including a case study.
Academic Staff | Summer School 2021
The Institute for Automotive Engineering (ika) and the Institute for Combustion Engines (VKA) conduct the academic content.
Research areas include innovative concepts for components and systems, vehicle prototypes, the development of innovative components, controls and system concepts in traction and automotive technologies, and combustion engines.
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.
The program fees contain:
- excellent teaching from RWTH Aachen
- online lectures & tutorials
- networking with professors
- exercises & case studies
- virtual social events
- group work & self study
- RWTH Certificate
Application Information | Online Course 2021
Are you ready to level up your studying? Upgrade your skills in one of our Online Courses this summer. Experience excellent academic content, boost your career and enjoy connecting with other participants from all over the world.
Early applications are encouraged. Please plan ahead to allow enough time for admission procedures and getting to know our online learning tools. Attention: We can only accept online applications.
The deadline for 2021 expired. Our application portal for the Short Courses 2022 opens on November 01, 2021.
Applicant's Profile | Online Course 2021
Multiple applications for different programs are possible.
You are welcome to apply if you:
- are at least 18 years old
- pursue your higher education
- completed your 1st/2nd year of studies
- study a degree related to our program
- are proficient in the English language
Desirable previous knowledge for this course:
Desirable is basic knowledge in the following areas: Mathematics, Mechanics, Physics, Fluids, Energy Conversion Machines, Thermodynamics, or Automotive Engineering.
We are glad to announce that we award scholarships for selected programs every year. Regarding our Summer Schools in 2022, applications will be accepted from December onwards.
Detailed Topics Academic Content
In this Summer School, you explore various topics:
Automotive Engineering 1 (AE1)
Alternative and Electrified Vehicle Propulsion Systems (AVPS)
Further Information & Downloads
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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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