Automation and Simulation - Summer School, Certificate | RWTH Aachen University | Aachen, Germany
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Automation and Simulation - Summer School

21 days
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2150 EUR/full
2150 EUR/full
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About

In this Automation and Simulation - Summer School at RWTH Aachen University you learn all about fundamentals in automation and simulation. The topic simulation features various exercises in a computer lab. You solve real world problems by applying software and acquire a solid understanding of methods used in mechanical engineering.

Overview

In this Summer School you learn all about fundamentals in automation and simulation. The topic simulation features various exercises in a computer lab. You solve real world problems by applying software and acquire a solid understanding of methods used in mechanical engineering.

During a lab tour, you gain an insight into the institute's research approaches. In the automation part, you discuss modern automated production systems, covering all the major cutting-edge technologies of production automation.

The courses are highly interactive and contain a lot of intensive and fun teamwork.

  • Lectures & tutorials
  • Project work in a computer lab
  • Calculations
  • Lab tour
  • Try and test methods
  • Intercultural exchange & social events

The programme fees amount to 3,350 EUR for the three-week summer school programme.

With our all-inclusive package we provide our participants a comfortable stay in the charming historic city of Aachen. The program fees of each on-campus program contain for example:

  • Accommodation (shared student 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

Accreditation

After completing this Summer School you earn an RWTH certificate with 4 Credit Points (ECTS) for your outstanding effort.

Programme Structure

Academic content

The topic simulation features various exercises in a computer lab. You solve real world problems using industry standard and open source software. Thus, as a participant you acquire a better understanding of methods used in mechanical engineering. Take part in a lab tour of the institute in Aachen in order to gain an insights into current research approaches.

In the topic of automation, you try, test and acquire methods used in mechanical engineering which enables you to better use your skill set in the interdisciplinary engineering world. You consider automation of production systems and computer integrated manufacturing.

We provide an introduction to smart infrastructures that lead to the transformation to Industry 4.0. It covers all the major cutting-edge technologies of production automation and how these technologies are used to construct modern manufacturing systems. 

Audience

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

Lecturers

The Institute of General Mechanics (IAM) and a visiting scholar with whom the institute has been cooperating successfully for many years are responsible for the academic content. Eaton Industries has also been a long-standing partner for this course.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 21 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

4 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Starting from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at RWTH Aachen University and/or in Germany, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General 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
  • in your Bachelor's, Master's, in between or recently graduated
  • are proficient in the English language

We don’t require an English language proficiency test.

Work experience

Advantage: You study a degree related to our program

Desirable is basic knowledge in the following areas: Mathematics, Mechanics, Materials Science, Thermodynamics, Computer Science/Programming Techniques, Machine Drawing/Machine Elements or Modelling.

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2150 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2150 EUR for the full programme during 21 days.
  • EU/EEA

    2150 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2150 EUR for the full programme during 21 days.

Tuition fees: 

2150 EUR

Accommodation, Catering & Social Program:1200 EUR

Living costs for Aachen

813 - 1131 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Early Bird Discount: Complete your registration before March 1 and save 335 EUR of the program fee!

Friends & Peers Discount: Convince a friend to participate with you and you both get 500 EUR off the program fee!

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