Top 10 Postgraduate Engineering Summer Schools 2017

Top 10 Postgraduate Engineering Summer Schools 2017

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As we move further into spring, the time has come to leave the cold months behind and start planning the upcoming summer's activities. While a lot of students will undoubtedly enjoy their summer vacation by getting as far away from the classroom as possible, many students will be looking to get a leg up on their fellow classmates through attending a summer school. Summer schools offer students a fantastic opportunity to meet new people, travel and gain invaluable life experiences while also contributing greatly to their studies. Given the competitive nature of the engineering job market, especially for graduates, we thought we'd help you gain some mileage over your peers with our list of the best postgraduate summer schools in engineering. For more helpful engineering advice, news and career opportunities, make sure you subscribe to here.

Summer School on Foundations of Robotics and Autonomous Learning – Technical University Berlin

Country: Germany
Duration of the Course: September 4 to September 8, 2017
Application Deadline: May 31, 2017

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.

Nanoscale Electron Devices – University of Pisa Summer School

Country: Italy
Duration of the Course: September 11 to September 15, 2017
Application Deadline: July 17, 2017

The Nanoscale Electron Devices school is dedicated to postgraduate students in Engineering and Physics. Lectures will be given by world leading experts in electron devices from the University of Pisa and other Universities. The first edition of the school will be in the seaside Roccamare Resort, Castiglione della Pescaia, Tuscany, and will include 40 hours of lectures in 5 days plus the delivery of a final course project.

LUT Summer School – Lappeenranta University of Technology

Country: Finland
Duration of the Course: July 17 to August 11, 2017
Application Deadline: May 21, 2017

The LUT Summer School is a four-week academic event offering intensive Master's level courses in the field of technology and business. Students at the LUT Summer School gain an in-depth understanding of contemporary, relevant topics in business and technology, all the while experiencing the beauty of Finland in the summer!

6th WCM Summer School on Maintenance Management & Engineering – University of Twente

Country: Netherlands
Duration of the Course: July 31 to August 4, 2017
Application Deadline: June 1, 2017

Students at the WCM Summer School 2017 will learn about the exciting world of maintenance with all its aspects through workshops on state of the art maintenance tools and approaches. Knowledge gained will be applied immediately as your analytical skills and creativity will be tested to its limits when you are solving the problems presented in a real life case study.


Modeling and Control of Robots – Istanbul Aydin University Delightful Summer School 2017

Country: Turkey
Duration of the Course: July 29 to August 12, 2017
Application Deadline: July 1, 2017

This summer course aims to help the student gain the necessary qualifications needed for programming, assembling, dissembling, and maintaining industrial and mobile robots. The course will provide detailed instructions on how to build a robot and how to use sensor technologies in robotic.

Engineering Summer School – Washington University in St. Louis

Country: United State
Duration of the Course: July 17 to August 17, 2017
Application Deadline: May 24, 2017

At WashU, students will see the connections between studying engineering and benefiting society. Students will be in a community of innovative thinkers who want to work across disciplines to solve problems. Students will challenge assumptions, make compelling arguments, push comfort zones, and embrace learning through mutual respect.

Biomedical Engineering, Tufts Summer Session – Tufts University

Country: United States
Duration of the Course: July 5 to August 11, 2017
Application Deadline: June 28, 2017

Each summer, Tufts welcomes visiting Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional, and Adult Students from across the country and around the world. Summer enrollment at Tufts is a great way to earn University credits to make good use of your summer or get a head start on your next career. Most summer courses are offered in the evening or online allowing students to earn credit while holding an internship and enjoying their summer.

Engineering Sciences – Harvard Summer School

Country: United States
Duration of the Course: July 9 to July 28, 2017
Application Deadline: May 15, 2017

Courses at Harvard Summer School are offered in a variety of formats, including on-campus, online video, web-conference, and hybrid, so you can study from anywhere in the world. This year Harvard is offering two Engineering Sciences courses: Biochemical Engineering and Synthetic Life, and Introduction to Fabrication of Microfluidic Devices.

Augmented and Virtual Reality in our Society - ECE Paris: Graduate School of Engineering

Country: France
Duration of the Course: July 3 to July 27, 2017
Application Deadline: May 15, 2017

Situated in the heart of Paris, steps away from the Eiffel Tower, Campus Paris Eiffel welcomes French and international students providing the opportunity to study and enhance their marketable skills and transform themselves into the next international leaders.

Computational Fluid Dynamics Applications In Aeronautical Engineering - ESTACA, Engineering School Summer Program 2017

Country: France
Duration of the Course: July 3 to July 28, 2017
Application Deadline: May 31, 2017

Study in English and discover Paris while you learn and operate CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) tools to understand and predict aeronautical systems performances and behavior. During the summer program, you will work with industrially relevant computation software and methods whilst studying in a multicultural environment.

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