This Summer School is all about engineering, controlling and programming robots. First you gain fundamental theoretical knowledge in robotics and then apply your skills in lab classes at RWTH Aachen University. You solve classical problems in robotics like localization and navigation and make use of simulations.
Programming, path planning, trajectory planning, mapping and object manipulation are part of this program. Receive information on industrial applications and see how stationary and mobile robots move because of your programming.
This course is highly interactive and contain a lot of intensive and fun teamwork.
- Lectures & tutorials
- Exercises & project work
- One institute visit
- 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
Please note: Interested students must have an interest in programming and programming skills are beneficial. Moreover, basic skills in robotics, artificial intelligence or neural networks are desired, but they are not mandatory.
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 allows an in-depth and interactive insight to topics of future robotics while you learn about engineering, controlling and programming. The lectures introduce fundamental theoretical knowledge in robotics, and they are complemented by lab classes, in which students apply their acquired knowledge in practical projects.
You will solve classical problems in robotics, not only through simulations but also by discussing together how to programme stationary and mobile robots. You will learn about programming, path planning, trajectory planning, mapping and object manipulation, and you will receive information on industrial applications. Classical problems of robotics like localisation and navigation will be solved, and you will achieve an understanding of how to deal with insecurities.
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The programme fees amount to 2,990 EUR for the three-week Summer School programme.
The programme fees contain an "all-inclusive" package:
✓ Course materials
✓ Institute, lab and company visits
✓ City excursions and social events
✓ Accommodation (usually two- to four-bed rooms)
✓ Breakfast and lunch on weekdays
✓ Snacks or meals during selected social events
✓ A local public transportation ticket for the respective time in Aachen
✓ Our RWTH International Academy app
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.
This Summer School is all about the engineering, controlling and programming of robots. The lectures introduce fundamental theoretical knowledge in robotics and are complemented by lab classes, in which students apply their acquired knowledge in practical projects.
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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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