Summer School | Supply Chain Management and Logistics

In this Summer School, you explore innovative supply chain management concepts: Master the fundamentals of supply chain management and apply them in a business simulation game.

Study the digitalization of supply chains and its potentials in theoretical as well as game-based lectures. In a case study with real but fun examples, you become aware of the important challenges in logistics.

Study format:
Short Course | Summer School
2 weeks: June 11 - June 24, 2023
On campus
Credit Points:
3 ECTS (about 75 hours)
Course fees:
1,990 €
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!

Have fun in a role play that simulates a real-world supply chain

  • Experience the production chain with real-life machines
  • Learn how to effectively align customer demand and supply
  • Consider various industry sectors and countries
  • Make decisions in sales, operations, supply chain and purchasing to develop a business strategy with your team members
  • Grasp the supply chains‘ digitalization in game-based classes

Main Principles of Supply Chain

Mastering the Business Simulation Game

Trends and Impacts on Future Supply Chains

Supply Chain Digitalization

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, management, and innovation at RWTH Aachen University – one of Europe’s leading science and research institutions. Benefit from high-value academic content, excellent hands-on classes and a strong network of industry partners.

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 Supply Chain Management and Logistics?

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?

  • 2 weeks RWTH classes
  • Supporting program with social activities
  • Comfortable stay including accommodation & meals
  • RWTH Certificate with 3 Credit Points (ECTS)

Regular fee: 1,990 €

Friends & Peers: 1,690 €

Early Birds: 1,790 €

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 995 €. Check out the conditions here.

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 via email.

I totally recommend this course for those restless people that want to deep their knowledge in the main areas of research and development nowadays and for the future, with the opportunity to visit the top leading companies of the region. But also for those who want to meet different cultures and build long-lasting friendships. Everything in a small and beautiful city full of history and things to do.

Abel Fonturbel Elvira | Summer School - Supply Chain Management & Logistics

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