Summer School | Sustainable Energy Technology
In this Online Course, you explore the energy efficience of buildings on a micro-level, and consider districts on a macro-level. You learn about building performance simulation and methods for energy supply of buildings. Dive deeper into energy trading and power plant management. You master the fundamentals of modeling and simulation to carry out dynamic building simulations. Apply your knowledge in a practical manner: Work on a case study featuring energy efficient technology. Succeed in a business simulation game on energy trading and power plant management.
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!
- Study format:
- Short Course | Summer School
- 2 weeks - July 19 to July 30, 2021
- B.Sc./B.E. student, min. age 18 years
- Credit Points:
- 60 Teaching Units
- Course fees:
- 1,194 €
Upgrade your skills & have fun at the same time in our Summer School
The courses are highly interactive and contain a lot of intensive and fun teamwork.
- Online lectures & tutorials
- Dynamic building simulations
- Plant operation simulations
- Micro- and macro level understanding
- Intercultural exchange & social events
Academic Content | Summer School
Our Summer Schools are uniquely designed for international students who want to gain insight into one of Germany’s Universities of Excellence. RWTH Aachen University is top-ranked and one of Europe’s leading science and research institutions. You benefit from high-value academic content, excellent lectures and academic staff cooperations.
Program Outline | Online Course
This Online Course introduces the mathematical and physical basics of building energy performance modeling and simulation as well as the implementation of models using computer-based numerical methods, computer algebra systems and object-oriented modeling language Modelica. As a student, you learn about different methods of heat generation of renewable energy sources and dive into the topic of electricity trading in a computer simulation. This approach provides you with a broad insight into building performance simulation, energy supply of buildings and districts and also high-temperature solid oxide fuel cells (SOFCs).
Academic Staff | Summer School 2021
The academic content of this Online Course is led by the Institute of Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Building of RWTH Aachen University and is supported by two visiting professors of TH Bingen.
One's field of research is Renewable Energy Industry and the other's focus is on Energy, Heating and Sanitary Engineering. One Research Scientist at Jülich Research Centre (FZJ) provides content on Fuel Cells and Energy Storage.
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.
The program fees contain:
- excellent teaching from RWTH Aachen
- online lectures & tutorials
- networking with professors
- exercises & case studies
- virtual social events
- group work & self study
- RWTH Certificate
Application Information | Online Course 2021
Are you ready to level up your studying? Upgrade your skills in one of our Online Courses this summer. Experience excellent academic content, boost your career and enjoy connecting with other participants from all over the world.
Early applications are encouraged. Please plan ahead to allow enough time for admission procedures and getting to know our online learning tools. Attention: We can only accept online applications.
The deadline for 2021 expired. Our application portal for the Short Courses 2022 opens on November 01, 2021.
Applicant's Profile | Online Course 2021
Multiple applications for different programs are possible.
You are welcome to apply 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
No previous knowledge is desirable for this course. The content is taught starting from the basics.
We are glad to announce that we award scholarships for selected programs every year. Regarding our Summer Schools in 2022, applications will be accepted from December onwards.
Detailed Topics Academic Content
The following topics will be covered:
Building Performance Simulation
Energy Basics & Methods for Energy Supply of Buildings
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Further Information & Downloads
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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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