Germany, Aachen

Smart Factories Winter School

when 19 February 2018 - 2 March 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 1800

In 2018, we will offer a WINTER SCHOOL for international students for the first time and we are looking forward to welcoming a lot of students for this NEW PROGRAMME.

This Winter School revolves around “Smart Factory”. It will focus on the merging of the virtual and the physical worlds through cyber-physical systems. These systems are part of the Industry 4.0 movement of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. In this context, digitization, automation, human-machine interaction as well as better networked production systems play an important role.

Course leader

The RWTH Aachen University is one of Germany's Universities of Excellence. It is a place where the future of our industrialized world is thought out. The University is proving to be a hotspot with increasing international recognition where innovative answ

Target group

You are a B.Sc./B.E. student enrolled at a renowned university, have profound knowledge of the English language and are studying mechanical engineering or a related field.

The minimum age to participate is 18 years. Students should have completed the first year of studies.

Please note:

An English language proficiency test is recommended.

Since the programme is taught in English, you need to bring sufficient academic English language skills to be able to follow the course.

Course aim

This Winter School revolves around “Smart Factory”. It will focus on the merging of the virtual and the physical worlds through cyber-physical systems. These systems are part of the Industry 4.0 movement of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. In this context, digitization, automation, human-machine interaction as well as better networked production systems play an important role.

Credits info

2 ECTS
2, 3 or 4 ECTS credits according to the workload (about 60 hours / 2 weeks, about 90 hours / 3 weeks and about 120 hours / 4 weeks)
Please note:
Ultimately it is up to your home institution as to how many credits may be awarded. For details, please speak to your home institution’s Study Abroad Advisor!

Fee info

EUR 1800: The course fees include all lectures, laboratory courses and excursions, social events, accommodation, breakfast, lunch, all meals during social events and a public transport ticket for the respective time.

Early Bird Discount: complete your application until 1 November to get a 10% discount on the total fees - in case of admission!