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Online Summer School German Engineering, Language & Culture

Herzlich Willkommen: Get to know more about Germany

Are you thinking of coming to Germany for your studies? Our Online Summer School is the perfect opportunity to get to know the language, learn something about German culture and learn something about the famous German engineering.

A mix of web-based trainings and tasks you can attend to from the comfort of your own home and in your own time and live lectures and seminars with some of the best engineers at Ruhr University, we offer you this DAAD-funded Summer program.

The German language can be a challenge for many students who come to study here. We will teach you some of the basics of our language, so when you come here next year, you can order our famous beer in German.

Who knows, maybe you will find new contacts that will turn into the most amazing international friendships?

Scholarship: We are offering 15 DAAD scholarships to take part in this program for free. Apply now!

RUB Online Summer School German Engineering, Language & Culture

Study – Connect – Enjoy

Program of the RUB Summer School German Language, Engineering & Culture

Week 1

July 19th – July 23rd

  • History and premises of the Ruhr University
  • History of the Ruhr Area and the meaning of “Strukturwandel”
  • Intercultural Training
  • Engineering in Germany
  • Research and academic work

Week 2 – German Language and Culture

  • First steps in the German Language
  • Introduction to Electromobility
  • Energy Recovery for Electric Vehicles
  • Industry 4.0 – How does digitalisation change engineering?
  • Virtual tours of the university and the labs
  • Presentation on your favourite engineering projects
German Engineering, Language & Culture
Engineering in Germany
Facts and Figures about Engineering in Germany; History of Engineering in Germany; Innovation Factory Germany; Studying Engineering in Germany; German Engineering Companies
Engineering and Industry 4.0
Game Changer Industry 4.0; Networking; Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing; Intelligent Manufacturing Systems; New Business Models
Engineering and Sustainability
Everything 4.0; Information Management and Digitalization as Game Changer; Thinking as a Whole; Sustainability as New Driver

You will get to know a vast array of professors and lecturers from different strands of study, such as German, intercultural studies and, of course, engineering.

The RUB Summer School is especially interesting for undergraduates of civil engineering, but a broad range of students will benefit from a topic this relevant.

Your personal benefits of this Summer School include:

  • Know-How in one of the most relevant topics in engineering right now
  • Networking with the talents of the future
  • Basic German Language Skills
  • Intercultural Training
  • Meeting our leading professors in engineering


Contact Us

Selina Schön, M.A.
Selina Schön, M.A.
+49 (0)234/32-21844
Apply here

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“The Summer School is really perfect for me. People here are very nice! Thank you! Danke!”

“I love the historic places and the student party was also wonderful! Girls in Germany love dancing and they dance really well. What a nice country!”

“The trips were amazing, I enjoyed the visit to Cologne Cathedral the most! The architecture is so impressive!”

“The professors were very interesting and so nice. What impressed my most was the visit to the steel-plant! Gigantic!”

“Before coming to Germany, I had never seen such beautiful industrial sites. As a major in mechanical engineering, I was impressed by the greatness of the industry, while standing on the tower above the industrial park.”

“I spent a great time with lovely professors, teachers & classmates.”

“I really loved the Learning Factory, because you can experience the process od industrial production basically with your own hands.”