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CanSat - Hands-on Satellite Design, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 28 days
    Duration
University rank #147 (QS) Berlin, Germany
The CanSat - Hands-on Satellite Design course offered at TU Berlin is designed for students with a general understanding of engineering who want to gain insight into the exciting topic of space technologies. With the practical approach applied, students experience working on a challenging project in an interdisciplinary team. 
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Overview

The CanSat - Hands-on Satellite Design course at TU Berlin prepares students for a systems engineering career with a leading position in the engineering industry. With the basic knowledge in space technologies that is imparted in this course, students have a good starting point to prepare themselves for continuing education in space engineering. It is recommended that students use their own laptops for the hands-on project.

After taking part in this course, students will have knowledge of the most important topics related to space technologies. Students will know the parts of a space system and understand their correlations, and will be able to plan and conduct a space mission. Practically, students will be capable of designing a part of a space system with regard to mechanics, electronics and programming.

Accreditation

5 ECTS credit points

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 28 days
  • Credits
    5 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Course Components:

The course starts with introductory lectures about the most important topics related to space technologies. In parallel, a practical training will be given to develop specific engineering skills in mechanics, electronics and programming that are necessary to conduct the hands-on project. During project work units, parts of a CanSat will be designed with supervision in smaller groups. During a launch campaign, the CanSat will be tested under real conditions. The course is supplemented by an excursion to space related companies and institutions in Berlin.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

The general prerequisites of the TU Berlin Summer University are: at least one year of university experience + English level B2 or equivalent. Participants should have a general understanding of engineering. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2300 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2300 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 28 days.
  • National

    2300 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2300 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 28 days.
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The course fee covers both tuition and learning materials for a course, as well as the cultural program  and a public transportation ticket for Berlin.

Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

For more information please refer to our website for details: https://www.tu-berlin.de/menue/summer_university/scholarships/

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