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Summer School Smart Production Systems & Robotics

Smart Production Systems – The Digitalization of Production and Manufacturing

A new type of industrial process forms an important part of the next industrial revolution, a trend also called Industry 4.0: Smart Production Systems (SPS) integrate smart technologies into production processes, aiming at a new form of automation. Technologies like VR and robotics are connecting the cyberworld to reality and are thereby offering exciting possibilities in the realm of smart production. Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) help overcome the limits of human strength and coordination and provide answers to pressing questions of industrial societies.

Not only will you gain insight into some of the most exciting areas of engineering, but you will also get to know a bit about Germany and be able to build a network of excellent students and colleagues to benefit from in your future career.

Learn all about the exciting new developments in production systems and take a great opportunity to develop your skills!

Scholarship: We offer a DAAD scholarship for this program. Apply here.

Interested in our other Summer Schools? Find more information here.

RUB Summer School Smart Production Systems & Robotics

Study – Connect – Enjoy

What is waiting for you?

Learn everything about production processes of the future and how digitalization can both pose challenges and opportunities for the industry. How can AI be integrated in the process and are robotics the future in production? Along with the focus on this trends of the industry we will offer you multiple opportunities to get to know the area, meet students from Ruhr-Universität Bochum and to learn soemthing about German culture and history.

Leisure Activities include:

  • A tour of Thyssen Krupp plant
  • Summer Barbecues
  • A visit to the Botanical Gardens
  • Campus Tour

Program of the RUB Summer School Smart Production Systems and Robotics

  • Week 1 : Smart Production Systems
    • Industry 4.0 and effects on production systems
    • CPS in Smart Production Systems
    • Workshop at Learning Factory: Sustainable Workflow in Production
    • Integration of VR technology in SPS
    • Simulation Modeling
  • Week 2 : Robotics
    • Introduction to Robotics
    • Workshop: Programming and testing robots in an SPS environment
    • Case Study: Production Line
    • Presentation of Projects
    • Multiple Choice Exam

Your academic director of the Summer School is Dr. Christopher Prinz (More information here)

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
  • Experience abroad
  • Intercultural Training
  • Meeting the Experts on Smart Production Systems


Contact Us

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