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Smart Electrical Power Systems Summer School

RWTH International Academy
2 weeks
Full time
Summer / Short course
Scholarships available
On campus
Aachen
English
04 July 2022
Application deadline: 01 April 2022

Program description

Master current challenges and new technologies with regards to future electric grids and Smart Electrical Power Systems. You learn about measurement techniques and distributed intelligence for power systems. Discuss the future of electrical grids and microgrids and discover real time simulations of power systems. You achive a thorough understanding of the key challenges of future power systems.

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. Get an insight into future grids with the following hands-on classes:

  • Lectures & tutorials
  • Exercises & real time simulations
  • Expert talk
  • Measurement
  • Monitoring
  • Intercultural exchange & social events

Admission requirements

✓ 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 should be studying electrical or mechanical engineering and show strong interests in electrical engineering, especially in the context of electrical grids and power systems. Basic skills in any discipline with a strong focus on energy are beneficial.

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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Program content

Academic content

This Summer School programme is all about smart electrical power systems, providing students with an overview of current challenges and new technologies with regards to future electric grids. It covers topics such as measurement techniques and distributed intelligence for power systems, electrical grids today and tomorrow, and microgrids as well as real time simulations of power systems. As a result, students acquire a better understanding of the key challenges of future power systems.

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Tuition fees

The programme fees amount to 1,990 EUR for the two-week Summer School programme.

The programme fees contain an "all-inclusive" package:

✓ Lectures
✓ 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

Qualification

Workload

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.

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RWTH International Academy

Campus-Boulevard 30
52074 Aachen
Germany

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www.academy.rwth-aachen.de

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