Summer School | Production Technology meets Industry 4.0

The Summer School provides students with an overview of RWTH Aachen’s research concerning Industry 4.0 and is headed by the Cluster of Excellence “Internet of Production". Currently important research topics are discussed from 15 different viewpoints.

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
Duration:
3 weeks: Aug 01 - 19, 2022
Teaching:
On campus
Credit Points:
3 ECTS (about 90 hours)
Course fees:
2,990 €
Qualification:
RWTH Aachen University Certificate
Language:
English

Optimize production by considering materials, AI and smart factory concepts

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

  • Lectures & tutorials
  • Exercises & use cases
  • Institute visits
  • Modelling & implementation
  • Practical units
  • Intercultural exchange & social events

Complete registrations submitted until March 01, 2022 receive our 10% Early Bird discount on the course fees!


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.

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Program Outline | Summer School 2022

As a student, you explore fundamental areas of Industry 4.0 and acquire a better understanding of current and future requirements in production technology. The German government promotes the integration of industrial production with information and communication technologies.

Therefore, you learn about Internet of Things and Internet of Production, discuss the role of robotics in automation and consider aspects of human-machine interaction. By considering different aspects of artificial intelligence, you understand the complexity of data mining and data visualization. With your class mates, you explore different materials considering production technology, develop innovative ideas with lean principles and analyze the concept of smart factory.

Presentation of a certificate of the RWTH International Academy

Your Lecturers | Summer School 2022

The lectures and exercises of the Summer School are conducted by the Cluster of Excellence "Internet of Production” and numerous institutes of RWTH Aachen University.

Supporting institutes include the WZL, Cybernetics Lab, IBF, IKV, DAP, IGMR, IAW, IEHK and ITA, making this our most interdisciplinary and diverse program.

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
RWTH Summer School students

Supporting Program & Intercultural Experience

To support the academic content of your program, we include a broad supporting program: Get in touch with excellent science and research through our institute, lab and company visits. Expand your network with international students, professors and German industry partners. During your time at RWTH you will not only gain insights into student life in Aachen, but also explore the short routes to other European cities. Become part of a global community and meet friends from all over the world.


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.

Remember to sign up well in advance and make use of our 10% Early Bird discount.

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

No previous knowledge is needed for this course. The content is taught starting from the basics.

The summer school program offers a great opportunity to gain insights on the engineering industry in Germany and to learn more about the trends in engineering industry. It was a great chance for me to meet incredible people from different parts of the world and also enriched my cultural experience.

Annabell Lee, China | Summer School - Production Technology meets Industry 4.0

Detailed Topics of this Course

The following topics will be covered:

Internet of Production and IoT in Industry 4.0

Automation

Smart Factory

IT: CPS, IoT & Data Visualization and Data Mining

Artificial Intelligence

Materials Science

Production Technology

Smart Decision Support

Further Information

If you want to learn more about all relevant processes and check our scholarship opportunities, make sure to read through our formalities page. Do you have any other questions? Feel free to get in touch with us or check the FAQs.

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:

Email: ShortCourses@academy.rwth-aachen.de
Phone: +49 241 80 27693


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