Summer School | Robotics, Communication Networks and Innovation
In this Summer School, you get to program a robot education cell in a team and make your robot compete! Master the main areas of robotics: robotic systems, kinematics and dynamics.
Study the history of information theory, understand challenges and focus on practical examples of solving problems in modern communication technology. Plus, you learn about mechatronics and how to change or add an element in order to ease innovation processes.
- Study format:
- Short Course | Summer School
- 3 weeks - July 4 to July 22, 2022
- min. age 18 years
- On campus
- Credit Points:
- 3 CPs (90 teaching hours)
- Course fees:
- 2990 €
- Certificate from RWTH Aachen University
Build a robot with your teammates and let it compete
This course is highly interactive and contains a lot of intensive and fun teamwork.
- Lectures & tutorials
- Robot education cell
- Case study
- Theory & applications
- 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 of robotics, information theory and communication systems. It features the use of a robot education cell as well as practical examples of solving problems in modern communication technology.
You learn about kinematic and dynamic behavior of robotic systems and also define and manage technical requirements.
Your Lecturers | Summer School 2022
The Institute of Mechanism Theory, Machine Dynamics and Robotics (IGMR), the research group ISEK and the RoboScope as part of the Institute for Information Management in Mechanical Engineering (IMA) conduct the academic content.
Research areas include mechanism theory and kinematics, machine dynamics and vibration technology, robotics and mechatronics, and information theory and communication systems.
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 carefree 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 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
- completed your 1st/2nd year of studies
- study a degree related to our program
- are proficient in the English language
Desirable is basic knowledge in technical mechanics, automation technology, robotics, mechatronics or computer science.
Detailed Topics of this Course
We cover the following topis in this Summer School:
Introduction to Robotics
Robotic Systems and Kinematics
Fundamentals of Mechatronic Systems Engineering
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
These programs could also be interesting for you
Robotics for Future Industrial Applications
The Summer School is all about advanced robotics. Headed by the Institute of Mechanism Theory, Machine Dynamics and Robotics (IGMR) of RWTH Aachen, students explore future industrial applications and the role of robotics.
You solve classical problems in robotics like localization, navigation or path planning and make use of simulations.
Production Technology meets Industry 4.0
The Summer School provides students with an overview of RWTH Aachen’s research concerning Industry 4.0. Headed by the Cluster of Excellence “Internet of Production” of RWTH, currently important research topics are discussed: automation and information technology, materials science, production technology, smart decision support.