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!
No more registrations!
- Study format:
- Short Course | Summer School
- 3 weeks: Aug 01 - 19, 2022
- On campus
- Credit Points:
- 3 ECTS (about 90 hours)
- Course fees:
- 2,990 €
- RWTH Aachen University Certificate
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
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
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.
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
No more registrations possible! Registrations for next year are possible as of November 01,2022.
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 to participate
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.
Detailed Topics of this Course
The following topics will be covered:
Internet of Production and IoT in Industry 4.0
Automation and Robotics
IT: CPS, IoT & Data Visualization and Data Mining
Further Information & Downloads
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:
Phone: +49 241 80 27804
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