Summer School | Smart Electrical Power Systems
Master current challenges and new technologies with regard to future electric grids and Smart Electrical Power Systems. You learn about measurement techniques and distributed intelligence for power systems.
Discuss the future of electrical grids and microgrids, and discover real time simulations of power systems. You achieve a thorough understanding of the key challenges of future power systems.
- Study format:
- Short Course | Summer School
- 2 weeks: July 4 - July 15, 2022
- On campus
- Credit Points:
- 2 ECTS (about 60 hours)
- Course fees:
- 1,990 €
- RWTH Aachen University Certificate
Use measurements and monitoring for laboratory exercises
This course is highly interactive and contains a lot of intensive and fun teamwork. Get an insight into future grids with the following hands-on classes:
- Lectures & tutorials
- Exercises & real time simulations
- Expert talk
- 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 receive an overview of current challenges and new technologies with regards to the future electric grid. You explore the role of measurements and learn about uncertainty. Synchronized measurements including sensors and instruments are an important subject.
In laboratory exercises, you use the modern research tool called real time simulation. Another focus lies on microgrids and distributed intelligence for power systems. Overall, you will understand the basics on power economics.
Your Lecturers | Summer School 2022
The E.ON Energy Research Center of RWTH Aachen University is responsible for the direction of the academic content. Two divisions of E.ON ERC conduct the lectures:
Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems and Institute for Power Generation and Storage Systems. The Institute High Voltage and Grids, Digitalization and Power Economics supports the teaching.
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
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 2 Credit Points (ECTS) 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
- 1st/2nd year of studies completed
- degree related to our program
- are proficient in the English language
Desirable is basic understanding of power generation and power systems, electrochemical systems or electricity systems and its components.
Detailed Topics of this Course
Students receive an overview of current challenges and new technologies with regards to the future electric grid. Topics include but are not limited to the following subject areas:
Measurement Techniques and Distributed Intelligence for Power Systems
Electrical Grids Today and Tomorrow
Real Time Simulation and Power System Dynamics
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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