Program Details

In this Summer School you will have an introduction to the demanding topics of generating product innovations. You will get introduced into the aspects of mechanical engineering to create and engineer cutting-edge innovative products.
Location:
Aachen, Germany
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:

Duration: 3 weeks (June 24 to July 12, 2019)

Product innovation is the creation and subsequent introduction of a product that is either new, or an improved version of previous product. With each product version, innovative development, the internal structure of modern products increase in complexity. As product development evolve, research and engineering efforts for the subsequent generation of products also grows in complexity. In order to keep up with this cycle, engineering teams are forced to supplement conventional mechanical approaches to problem solving with newer electronic and software-based approaches. This complex intermeshing of disciplines requires profound technical expertise. Mechatronics is a dynamic, multidisciplinary subject combining three engineering fields: mechanical, electrical and software engineering.

Setting Description:
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 popular spot with increasing international recognition where innovative answers to global challenges are developed. Our summer courses give you a fantastic opportunity to experience what university life in Germany and particularly at top-ranked RWTH Aachen University is really like.
Cost:
2990 EUR. The course fees contain an 'all-inclusive' package: • Lectures and laboratory courses • Course material • A student handbook with all information about the program and student life in Aachen • Excursions and social events • Accommodation (usually 3- or 4-bed rooms) • Breakfast and lunch on weekdays • Snacks or meals during selected social events • A local public transport ticket for the respective time in Aachen • Emergency contact number (24 hours)

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
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. Desirable is the completion of the first year and basic knowledge in the following areas: Solid knowledge and interest in mathematics and basic knowledge in probability theory. The minimum age to participate is 18 years. Students should have completed the first year of studies.

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