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Structural Engineering of Industrial Facilities Summer School

RWTH International Academy
Length: 2 weeks
Study pace: Full time
Education level: Summer / Short course
Location: Aachen
Start date: 18 June 2018
Price: 1,800 EUR

Program description

Structural Engineering of Industrial Facilities Summer School

The main focus of this course is the analysis and design of industrial facilities with regards to exceptional and dynamic loads. During the conceptual design process of industrial structures and components, these dynamic loads create problems that challenge the collaboration between civil and mechanical engineering. These two weeks give you an insight not only into technical but also socioeconomic aspects of today´s interconnected industrial world.

Admission 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.

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

Degree & diploma

At the end of the Summer School program, you will receive a Certificate of Participation together with a Certificate Supplement from RWTH Aachen University, stating the workload and the academic content of the Summer School.

Upon successful completion of the Summer School, you will furthermore receive an Executive Certificate and a Certificate of Performance from RWTH Aachen University, stating the final grade.  

Credits / Workloads:
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 much credit is awarded. For details, speak to your Study Abroad Advisor!

Tuition & fees

This course costs 1800 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)

Please note:

  • Not included are particular travel expenses to and from Aachen.
  • A documentation of a health insurance policy for your stay in Germany is required.
  • Participants have to provide their own meals on weekends and in the evening and have a personal budget for their individual needs.

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Aachen, Germany

Ranked 8th among cities in Germany, Aachen is the westernmost town in the country, located along the borders of the Netherlands and Belgium just 65km west of Cologne. Since Roman times, the hot sulfur springs in Aachen have been channeled into baths, making it renowned for being a spa town. Aachen was also the place of coronation of the Kings of Germany, and the favored residence of Charlemagne. This...

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