You are a BSc/BE 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. Students should have completed the first year of their studies.
The Summer School provides students with an introduction to new production technologies in connection with Industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 is an initiative by the German government that promotes the integration of industrial production with information and communication technologies.
The lectures are conducted by the Cluster of Excellence “Internet of Production” and numerous institutes of RWTH Aachen University, making this our most diverse Summer School. Internet of Production refers to the secure and real-time availability of data anytime, anywhere, making it a core feature of Industry 4.0.
Students will explore fundamental areas of Industry 4.0 and acquire a better understanding of current and future requirements in production technology. Subjects include but are not limited to the following topics: modern and smart factories, digital supply chains, robotics, networked production systems and human-machine interaction. Throughout the programme, students will study the generation of applied and innovative solutions in production technology.
The lectures and exercises of the Summer School are conducted by the Cluster of Excellence “Internet of Production” and numerous institutes of RWTH Aachen University. Supporting institutes include the WZL, Cybernetics Lab, IBF, IKV, DAP/Fraunhofer ILT, IGMR, IAW, IEHK and ITA, making this our most interdisciplinary and diverse Summer School.