Summer School | Production Technology meets Industry 4.0
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, develop innovative ideas with lean principles and analyze the concept of smart factory.
- Study format:
- Short Course | Summer School
- 3 weeks: July 30 - August 19, 2023
- On campus
- Credit Points:
- 4 ECTS (about 100 hours)
- Course fees:
- 2,990 €
- RWTH Aachen University Certificate
Early Bird Discount: Complete your registration before March 1 and save 10% of the program fee!
Friends & Peers Discount: Convince a friend to participate with you and you both get 15% off the program fee!
Optimize production by considering materials, AI and smart factory concepts
This Summer School is headed by the Cluster of Excellence “Internet of Production“. Currently important research topics are discussed from 15 different viewpoints.
- Experience the production chain with real-life machines
- Learn how to plan the layout of modern factories
- Gain valuable insights into Industry 4.0 technologies to improve human-machine interaction and succeed in future work places
- Understand artificial intelligene, big data and data mining
- Visit the „Smart Automation Lab“ to see robots in action
- Work with various materials and lightweight design
Internet of Production and IoT in Industry 4.0
Automation and Robotics
IT: CPS, IoT & Data Visualization and Data Mining
What makes RWTH Summer Schools special?
Excellent learning environment
Through the variety of lectures, tutorials, case studies, and lab work RWTH pursues an integrated learning approach, in which students are the active drivers of knowledge discovery and application.
Academic and social supporting program
Get in touch with both research and industry at institute, lab and company visits. Besides that, enjoy city trips, sing karaoke, and have a BBQ with the other interational students your age.
Comfortable stay in the historic city of Aachen
Benefit from an all-around comfortable stay. Besides the course, your accommodation, transportation ticket and catering is included so that you can fully focus on learning and enjoying your time.
Official RWTH certificate with credit points
Stand out in the global job market and boost your career with a certificate from one of the most highly recognized technical universities in Germany, Europe and worldwide.
Are you interested in Production Technology meets Industry 4.0?
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
- in your Bachelor's, Master's, in between or recently graduated
- proficient in the English language
It is beneficial if your study degree is related to this program.
No previous knowledge is needed for this course. The content is taught starting from the basics.
What's in for you?
- 3 weeks RWTH classes
- Supporting program with social activities
- Comfortable stay including accommodation & meals
- RWTH Certificate with 4 Credit Points (ECTS)
Regular fee: 2,990 €
Friends & Peers: 2,540 €
Early Birds: 2,690 €
50% Scholarships available for highly qualified students
Students enrolled at a university located in one of the listed countries are eligible for a scholarship worth 1,495 €. Check out the conditions here.
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