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Students looking to get ahead in their schooling often take a variety of classes as part of their summer courses. This type of interim education can also assist those who are already in a specific career, but need to find ways to continue increasing their learning.  

Earning a Master requires two years of education after earning a Bachelor. This advanced degree may help students to achieve their educational and professional goals, as the rigors of a Master’s program help train students in the skills and knowledge they need to land the career of their dreams.

 

Germany is a great destination for international scholarsand has a high quality higher education system. The value of this level of education has been improved by the Germany's strong economy. Foreign students enjoy excellent living standards in a secure and safe surroundings. Berlin is the capital.

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Summer School - Sustainable Energy Technology

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2017 Germany Aachen

This Summer School programme offers an overview of cross-cutting technologies in the extensive sphere of Sustainable Energy Technologies. The students get an insight in sustainable facility and smart city management, complex power systems of smart and green buildings or recent solar and air conditioning technologies. [+]

Summer Courses in Germany 2017. More information (Academic content, Application requirements, Weekly Schedule) will be provided soon. Early applications are encouraged! Apply by the 1st of March to receive an 10% early bird discount on the total tuition fees - in case of admission. You can find more information on our programme website: https://www.academy.rwth-aachen.de/en/index/education-formats/summer-schools/sustainable-energy-technology [-]

Summer School - Smart Electrical Power Systems

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2017 Germany Aachen

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More information will be provided soon. Early applications are encouraged! Apply by the 1st of March to receive an 10% early bird discount on the total tuition fees - in case of admission. You can find more information on our programme website: https://www.academy.rwth-aachen.de/en/index/education-formats/summer-schools/smart-electrical-power-systems [-]

Summer School - Geometry Processing for Digital Fabrication

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 Germany Aachen

This summer school addresses excellent students in engineering from all over the world who would like to learn more about Geometry Processing for Digital Fabrication. [+]

Summer Courses in Germany 2017. In this summer school, students will start from the mathematical foundations of (discrete) geometry and will learn and discuss a variety of algorithms for the generation and optimization of 3D models. The topics covered in this summer school will provide the basic knowledge to understand state of the art methods in this area and to be able to apply, tune, and extend them for a given application scenario. In practical programming exercises own experiments will be done in order to gather some hands-on experience. 3D printers will be available for prototype testing. Early applications are encouraged! Apply by the 1st of March to receive an 10% early bird discount on the total tuition fees - in case of admission. You can find more information on our programme website: https://www.academy.rwth-aachen.de/en/index/education-formats/summer-schools/geometry-processing-and-digital-fabrication [-]

Summer School - Systematic Product Innovation

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2017 Germany Aachen

Developing product innovations in a systematic way, is an essential process for every company and business. This Summer School provides insight into the complex processes of developing a production innovation and by performing a case study. [+]

In this Summer School, students receive an introduction to established and cutting-edge methods and processes of product innovation and development design methodology and product lifecycle management. Theory taught in the lecture will be applied in hands-on workshops featuring the analysis and improvement of a real life product. Students will learn how to carry out market research, identify and evaluate requirements, set up functions and their structures and to derive and vary concepts for product innovations. These concepts will be transferred into a suitable embodiment design using conventional and agile methods including rapid prototyping technologies. The RWTH International Academy works closely together with the International Office and the Institute for Engineering Design (ikt) of the RWTH Aachen University to offer a perfect mix of technical study and cultural experience. Early applications are encouraged! Apply by the 1st of March to receive an 10% early bird discount on the total tuition fees - in case of admission. You can find more information on our programme website: https://www.academy.rwth-aachen.de/en/education-formats/summer-schools/systematic-product-innovation [-]

Summer School - Mechatronic Systems Engineering and Product Innovation

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2017 Germany Aachen

The "Mechatronic Systems Engineering and Product Innovation" Summer School is conceptualized and conducted by the Institute for Engineering Design (ikt) of the RWTH Aachen University. Participating students should be in their second semester or later in the Bachelor’s programme they are enrolled in. [+]

Summer Courses in Germany 2017. In this Summer School you will have an introduction in the demanding topics of generating product innovations. You will get introduced into the aspects of mechanical engineering to create and engineer cutting-edge innovative products. The "Mechatronic Systems Engineering and Product Innovation" Summer School is educationally conceptualized and conducted by the Institute for Engineering Design (IKT), Institute for Theoretical Information technology (TI) and the Institute of mechanism theory and dynamics of Machines (IGM) of the RWTH Aachen University. The Institute for Engineering Design focuses especially on computer-aided product design and development - the elementary ingredients for innovation and technology leadership. Within their very interdisciplinary team, the IKT provides a practice-oriented education, which is based on distinct cooperation with international industry partners and application-oriented specific research. For decades, the IKT has been training outstanding engineers in the field of systematic product development as a worldwide recognized institution in the field of design methodology and product lifecycle management. In our four competency groups, research is being done on a broad interdisciplinary spectrum of current, future and industry-related issues. Early applications are encouraged! Apply by the 1st of March to receive an 10% early bird discount on the total tuition fees - in case of admission. You can find more information on our programme website: https://www.academy.rwth-aachen.de/en/education-formats/summer-schools/mechatronic-systems-engineering-and-product-innovation [-]

Summer School - Robotics for Future Industrial Applications

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 3 weeks August 2017 Germany Aachen

In this Summer School, you will get hands-on experience in the engineering, controlling and programming of robots. The course conveys necessary theoretical knowledge in robotics, followed by lab courses where you can apply the gained knowledge. [+]

In this Summer School, students receive an introduction to the engineering, controlling and programming of robots. The course conveys necessary theoretical knowledge in robotics, followed by lab courses where you can apply the gained knowledge in hands-on practical projects. The programme offers an overview of the application of intelligent, robust robots as part of future smart factories. The lecture comprises three segments covering the central topics of communication between heterogeneous systems, adaptive industrial robotics, and autonomous mobile robotics for in-factory logistics. Students will be exposed to topics such as OPC UA, DDS and other communication standards in modern industrial applications, as well as the state of the art in behavior generation both for stationary industrial as well as autonomous mobile groups of robots. Topics dicussed and tested will be: Smart Factory Intra-Logistics and Robotics Communication between heterogeneous Systems Advanced Software Engineering and Development Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Robotics The joint Aachen team "Carologistics" from the RWTH Aachen Univesity and the Aachen University of Applied Sciences, won the RoboCup Logistics League in China in 2015 - so you can be sure to be exposed to the latest research and development in the field during your summer stay in Aachen. Early applications are encouraged! Apply by the 1st of March to receive an 10% early bird discount on the total tuition fees - in case of admission. You can find more information on our programme website: https://www.academy.rwth-aachen.de/en/education-formats/summer-schools/robotics-for-future-industrial-applications [-]

The Finance Boot Camp

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2017 Germany Frankfurt am Main

You didn’t choose to study Finance at university, but now you’re curious to find out more about the major financial products and investment strategies. You want a better understanding of the news; you dream about becoming the next George Soros – maybe you’ve even thought about going into banking after all. [+]

Summer Courses in Germany 2017. The Finance Boot Camp - Summer School 2017 10.07.-21.07.2017 You didn’t choose to study Finance at university, but now you’re curious to find out more about the major financial products and investment strategies. You want a better understanding of the news; you dream about becoming the next George Soros – maybe you’ve even thought about going into banking after all. The application deadline is April 30, 2017.*20% Early Bird Discount – when you register by 31 March 2017. * Non-EU students: Be aware that Visa application can take some time, therefore apply as soon as possible. Do not miss the innovation of the Frankfurt School’s Boot Camp 2017: The Banking Game. In the first week of your Boot Camp you will participate in a Banking Game. During this class you study how to manage a financial institution by playing a web-based simulation Probanker in a competitive game of student teams. You will have to make choices about lending rates, advertisement campaigns, and funding sources and many other aspects of a real banker’s life to get a firm grasp of risk management in financial institutions. Scheduled for summer 2017, Frankfurt School’s Boot Camp targets non-finance Bachelor and first-year Master students seeking to develop and / or deepen their financial skills in one of Europe’s leading financial centres: Frankfurt am Main. When you opt for this course, you’re also choosing to benefit from our immediate proximity to prestigious financial institutions such as the European Central Bank (ECB)... [-]

English & German Summer Course

University of Kassel
Campus Full time Part time 4 weeks June 2017 Germany Kassel + 1 more

The International Summer University at Kassel is a unique short term education program specially dedicated to international students. Every year about 50 participants take seminar classes in one of three specially created modules, focusing on the main issues of the current globalization trends [+]

International Summer University Kassel Summer Courses in the Heart of Europe The International Summer University at Kassel is a unique short term education program specially dedicated to international students. Every year about 50 participants take seminar classes in one of three specially created modules, focusing on the main issues of the current globalization trends: Engineering – Environment and Innovation Culture – International communication and German culture Nano science – Molecules and technology According to their personal interest students are able to gain useful insights in the chosen field of study and improve their intercultural communication skills in a highly international learning environment. The university program is combined with several leisure time activities, such as workshops, excursions and a German language course, which is offered at different levels. Kassel's location in central Germany makes other destinations in Germany and Europe easily reachable within a few hours. Excursions to Berlin, Frankfurt or the historic city of Marburg are included in the program. In addition, students will be accommodated at a host family for the time of their stay. Due to this structure the program guarantees a broad and realistic impression of German culture, historical heritage and daily life in modern society. Study Program Relating to the overall topic of “New Perspectives for a Globalized World: Environmental and Cultural Dimensions” the programs of International Summer University Kassel 2017 include the seminars listed below. All seminars will be taught by faculty members from the respective disciplines of the University of Kassel. Classes meet daily... [-]

Summer Course: DesignBuild – Community spaces with refugees

TU Berlin Summer & Winter University
Campus Full time 11 days July 2017 Germany Berlin

This DesignBuild Studio is aimed at students who want to gain social, creative and practical knowledge through making. This course is suitable for students of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, Engineering, Sociology and others who are willing to leave the boundaries of their desks, and conquer real life scenarios. Skills in building crafts are of an advantage but not essential. [+]

Summer Courses in Germany 2017. DesignBuild – Community spaces with refugees July 10th - July 21st, 2017 This course can only be booked in combination with a four week course (Block 1 or Block 3). This summer school will be working for and with the Sharehouse Refugio in berlin. This is a community living project where refugees, students, artists and others live and work together. This community will be our clients for this DesignBuild project. The clients will actively participate in the project from the design phase to on-site construction. Through designing and building together, the students will get insights into the challenges that the people they are designing for are facing. sharehaus.net/refugio/ The task is to design and build new outdoor social gathering areas for the Refugio Café. Existing wooden elements will be incorporated into the design. The Design-Build -Studio focusses on the realisation of this small building project from the initial design to the process of building by the students themselves. The challenge is to integrate “Low-Cost“, and “High Efficiency“ requirements with sustainability considerations, cultural acceptance issues, aesthetics, appropriateness, participation and education. This project will be run similar to the Summer University project "Panke Platz" that took place in 2016 (more information: www.dbxchange.eu/). Topic Design with social responsibility and the development of creative, practical and professional skills through making. Target group This DesignBuild Studio is aimed at students who want to gain social, creative and practical knowledge through making. This course is suitable for students of Architecture, Landscape... [-]

Summer Course: Foundations of Robotics and Autonomous Learning

TU Berlin Summer & Winter University
Campus Full time 4 days September 2017 Germany Berlin

The Priority Programme 1527 Summer School on Foundations of Robotics and Autonomous Learning will be held at the TU Berlin in Germany, Marchstrasse 23 in 10587 Berlin, from Monday to Friday, September 4-8, 2017. It is initiated by the Priority Programme in Autonomous Learning (SPP 1527) sponsored by the German Research Foundation, which supports basic research on learning methods in artificial systems involving scientists from the fields of machine learning, robotics and neuroscience. [+]

Foundations of Robotics and Autonomous Learning 4th - 8th, September, 2017 The Priority Programme 1527 Summer School on Foundations of Robotics and Autonomous Learning will be held at the TU Berlin in Germany, Marchstrasse 23 in 10587 Berlin, from Monday to Friday, September 4-8, 2017. It is initiated by the Priority Programme in Autonomous Learning (SPP 1527) sponsored by the German Research Foundation, which supports basic research on learning methods in artificial systems involving scientists from the fields of machine learning, robotics and neuroscience. Topic Robotics: with a focus on foundations and a unifying perspective of the involved fields Basics of control, manipulation, planning Machine Learning: with a focus on Autonomous Learning: the interaction of decision theory and learning Basics of Decision Theory, Active Learning, Bayesian Experimental Design, Reinforcement Learning, Adaptive Control, Inverse RL, Machine Learning applied to Robotics Overarching AI problems, such as system/knowledge/problem representation, learning representations, inference/planning/optimization on such representations. Target Group This summer school is for post-graduate students interested in robotics and machine learning as the two major research fields towards real-world Artificial Intelligence (AI). Participants should have a strong interest in understanding the joint foundations (theory, methods & algorithms) of these fields, and in fundamental research exploring the limits of the existing methodologies. Learning Goal/Output The goal is to teach solid foundations of the latest knowledge in robotics and machine learning for robotics. A particular focus is on methodologies that are fundamental to both fields, such as optimization, probabilistic modeling and inference, and information seeking strategies,... [-]

Cologne International Summer University (CISU)

University of Cologne Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Campus Full time 10 days October 2017 Germany Cologne

The Cologne International Summer University (CISU) is an annual four-week programme targeted at international and Cologne students, giving them the opportunity to participate in exciting and challenging courses conducted by international faculty and benefit from a rich social programme as well as company visits. [+]

Summer Courses in Germany 2017. The Cologne International Summer University (CISU) is an annual four-week programme targeted at international and Cologne students, giving them the opportunity to participate in exciting and challenging courses conducted by international faculty and benefit from a rich social programme as well as company visits. Taking place in one of Germany's most vibrant cities, CISU offers international BSc and MSc students an attractive choice of courses from the areas of Management, Economics and Social Sciences. All courses carry 6 ECTS and are taught in English by international faculty. The MBA and MSc courses for CISU 2017 are now available via our course database (see top right on this page). BSc courses are partially online and more will follow during this month. CISU 2017 covers four full weeks in August: 7 – 17 August and 21 – 31 August 2017. Academic programme The MBA and MSc courses for CISU 2017 are now available via our course database. BSc courses are partially online and more will follow during this month. Although we generally encourage participation for the full month, you are able to opt for participation in one or two sessions according to your study interest, level and schedule at your home institution. Please note that you can only opt for one course per session. Session 1: 7 – 17 August 2017 Session 2: 21 – 31 August 2017 Classes are scheduled from Monday to Thursday, 9 am – 12.30 pm and usually end with a final exam... [-]

Summer Course in Street Photography II

Laureate Design Universities - Summer courses
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2017 Germany Berlin

The workshop “Faces of Berlin” will focus on street portraiture in Berlin. Beside theoretical and practical aspects related to the topic, students will learn how to approach people on the street and to gain access to them with their camera. Every student will create a personal portfolio of his street portraits guided individually during this process. The emphasis of this workshop is the visual transformation of the individual ideas and the process of editing, selecting and creating a personal approach related to the topic. [+]

Summer Course in Street Photography II The workshop “Faces of Berlin” will focus on street portraiture in Berlin. Beside theoretical and practical aspects related to the topic, students will learn how to approach people on the street and to gain access to them with their camera. Every student will create a personal portfolio of his street portraits guided individually during this process. The emphasis of this workshop is the visual transformation of the individual ideas and the process of editing, selecting and creating a personal approach related to the topic. (Images ©Björn Steinz) Is this course for me? This course is for you if you are curious about expounding your vision of portraiture through Berlin's possibilities, you wish to test and sharpen your skills as a street photographer, or you want to expand your portfolio with a specific street portraiture project. Instructor Björn Steinz, born 1970 in Bad Homburg v.d.H./Germany, began his photographic career at a local newspaper close to Frankfurt am Main. Having worked as a volunteer in refugee camps during the war in the former Yugoslavia and traveled in Latin America, he decided to study photography, earning Bachelor and Master of Arts Degrees at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU). Since then his homebase is Prague in Czech Republic. After working as a freelance photographer and part time teacher in Czech Republic and Germany, he spent two years as an Assistant Professor at Keimyung University in Daegu, South Korea – teaching photography while working on a book... [-]

Summer Course in Graphic Design II

Laureate Design Universities - Summer courses
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2017 Germany Berlin

Along with stencil, posters, sculpture, and installation, graffiti is a widely used form of visual communication in the rich and unique context of public space. As wild, anarchic and cutting-edge as graffiti might appear, graffiti writing has its background in clearly defined ways to deal with type. Over decades, these became more and more stylistically diverse. The main invention of graffiti writing is the unique way to distort and invent new letters and apply them to various surfaces and contexts. [+]

Summer Courses in Germany 2017. Summer Course in Graphic Design II Along with stencil, posters, sculpture, and installation, graffiti is a widely used form of visual communication in the rich and unique context of public space. As wild, anarchic and cutting-edge as graffiti might appear, graffiti writing has its background in clearly defined ways to deal with type. Over decades, these became more and more stylistically diverse. The main invention of graffiti writing is the unique way to distort and invent new letters and apply them to various surfaces and contexts. Is this course for me? This course is for you if you have a curiosity for graffiti writing, public art, and graphic design, you have some background in graphic design and wish to explore its applications to street art, or you wish to diversify your graphic design porfolio with hands-on graffiti work. Instructor At the age of 12, Felix Gephart got to know graffiti through his older brother Matthias, with whom he has painted most of his walls till today. Focusing on wild-style pieces for 14 years, he moved on to immerse himself in figurative drawing. Switching from traditional graffiti writing to narratives, he keeps up a big amount of detail, in his large-scaled drawings as well as his murals. Felix illustrated novels such as Low Life, American Psycho, 1984, Nothing New at the Western Front, and Johnny Got his Gun. He graduated with a Fulbright grant from the master´s program of the New York School of Visual Arts... [-]

Summer Course in Street Photography I

Laureate Design Universities - Summer courses
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2017 Germany Berlin

The workshop “Street Theater” will concentrate on theoretical and practical aspects of photographing the pulsating street life in Berlin - less concerned about the buildings and it’s architectural style but more interested in a personal approach showing what happens in and around it. [+]

Summer Course in Street Photography I The workshop “Street Theater” will concentrate on theoretical and practical aspects of photographing the pulsating street life in Berlin - less concerned about the buildings and it’s architectural style but more interested in a personal approach showing what happens in and around it. Berlin with its international and multicultural background offers a great possibility to find micro “stories” for this project. Every participant will work on a street photography portfolio with individual guiding during the workshop and creating an own, personal narrative related to the topic. Is this course for me? This course is for you if you are insterested in approaching street photography in a peer-reviewed setting for the first time, you want to enhance your skillset with previously unexplored curiosities for street photography, or you are keen on developing a specific street photography project. Instructor Having worked as a volunteer in refugee camps during the war in the former Yugoslavia and traveled in Latin America, he decided to study photography, earning Bachelor and Master of Arts Degrees at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU). Since then his homebase is Prague in Czech Republic. After working as a freelance photographer and part time teacher in Czech Republic and Germany, he spent two years as an Assistant Professor at Keimyung University in Daegu, South Korea – teaching photography while working on a book about the country. He photographed all over South Korea and in countries close by such as China, Japan and the... [-]

Summer Course in Graphic Design I

Laureate Design Universities - Summer courses
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2017 Germany Berlin

This course offers an enthusiastic immersion into the fundamentals of graphic design. We will explore the creative process of image-making with a typographic and a compositional eye. Moving rapidly through research and idea-generation, participants will then delve into the complexity of the design practice where typography, image and visual hierarchies dance with each other to say something both meaningful and visually-engaging. [+]

Summer Courses in Germany 2017. Summer Course in Graphic Design I This course offers an enthusiastic immersion into the fundamentals of graphic design. We will explore the creative process of image-making with a typographic and a compositional eye. Moving rapidly through research and idea-generation, participants will then delve into the complexity of the design practice where typography, image and visual hierarchies dance with each other to say something both meaningful and visually-engaging. Is this course for me? This course is for you if are insterested in approaching graphic design in a group setting for the first time, you want to enhance your skillset with previously unexplored curiosities for graphic design, or you are considering studying graphic design or communication design and want a headstart. Instructor Jay Rutherford was born in Canada into a family of sign-painters and opticians. In 1993 he was offered a professorship in Visual Communications at the Bauhaus University Weimar. Jay is active in international co-operation and exchange programmes and was instrumental in developing the Bauhaus University’s MFA in Visual Culture programme. He has been active on design juries and is a member of professional associations related to typography, design history and information design. He has spoken at numerous conferences and symposia, e.g.: Vision Plus (Austria), TypeCon (USA), ATypI (international), “Looking Back, Looking Forward” (Bangalore, India), and the St. Bride’s Conferences (London). [-]