In this Summer School, you explore the fundamentals of automotive engineering, mobile propulsion and modern automotive technologies. You debate alternative and electrified vehicle propulsion systems, examine automated driving and work on a case study. You even get to meet a student formula team. They present their work on self-built race cars with alternative propulsion systems to you.
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!
This course is highly interactive and contains a lot of intensive and fun teamwork.
- Lectures & tutorials
- Case study
- Student racing team
- Institute visit & expert talks
- Intercultural exchange & social events
✓ BSc/BE students enrolled at a renowned university
✓ Studying mechanical engineering or a related field
✓ Minimum age to participate is 18
✓ Minimum English language proficiency required
We don’t require an English language proficiency test. However, we recommend a self-evaluation of your English language level according to one of the following scores to make sure that you are able to follow the lessons:
- TOEFL ibt : 72 points
- IELTS: 5.5 band score
- TOEIC: 785 points
- Cambridge: FCE, Grade C
- CEFR = B2
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This Summer School programme is all about modern automotive technologies. It covers the fundamentals of automotive engineering and mobile propulsion, and it explores modern automotive technologies, such as alternative and electrified vehicle propulsion systems and automated driving. The topic of automated driving features a case study, and different types of power engines can be experienced in a kart event. You will even get to meet a student formula team that will present you with their work on self-built race cars.
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The programme fees amount to 3,750 EUR for the four-week Summer School programme.
With our all-inclusive package we provide our participants a carefree stay in the charming historic city of Aachen. The program fees of each on-campus program contain for example:
- Accommodation (usually 3-or 4-bed 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
Have a look at the workload of our Short Courses:
(1 hour = 45 minutes)
- 2-week programs | about 60 hours
- 3-week programs | about 90 hours
- 4-week programs | about 120 hours
1 ECTS credit can be awarded per 30 hours
Please note: All Short Courses are full time programs! 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 Adviser.
Certificate & General Information
At the end of your Short Course, you will receive a Certificate of Participation together with a Certificate Supplement from RWTH Aachen University, stating the workload and the academic contents of your program.
At the end of each course, students will take a final exam or have to complete a project work (depending on the program) to receive a final grade.
Upon successful completion of a program, you will furthermore receive an Executive Certificate from RWTH Aachen University, stating the final grade.
Join RWTH Aachen University, one of the largest and most renowned universities of technology in Germany which offers top level study and research opportunities.
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RWTH Aachen University - One of Europe's Leading Universities in Engineering & Sciences
RWTH Aachen University is one of the largest and most renowned universities of technology in Germany which offers top-level study and research opportunities. Numerous partnerships between RWTH Aachen University and international universities as well as industrial companies offer excellent professional...
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