During the summer school, professors of several engineering departments teach, providing an interdisciplinary technical flavour to the following topics:
- Climate and resources
- Wind Energy
- Hydro-Electric Power
- Geothermal Energy
- Power Electronics and Smart Grids
- Electrochemical Energy Storage
The side program implies excursions that are of technical and cultural interest and various freetime activities.
Please note that modifications of the program are still possible.
Admission requirements and credits
The FH Münster - University of Applied Sciences invites undergraduate students in their last academic year and/or master students in the field of electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, applied physicists, or similar. Since all courses are taught in English, a level of B2 is required. No previous knowledge of German is necessary.
Participants of the summer school receive a certificate and 3 ECTS. Recognition must be clarified with the home university.
The fee for the summer school program is 500.00€.
Students from partner universities receive a discount. Their fee amounts to 250.00€.
The fee for students of FH Münster - University of Applied Sciences is 100.00€.
The fee covers course fee, meals during lectures, most costs of the cultural program and a ticket for public transportation system.
It does not cover costs for travel, accommodation and insurance.
After you have been admitted we will send you a confirmation email. With this email, you will get information how to pay your fee.
If you have any questions concerning Practical Matters, which are not answered below, please contact Jana Hoffmann from the International Office (jana.hoffmannfh-muensterde).
There are several fair-priced hostels close to the city center of Münster. Jana Hoffmann will be happy to help you with your search.
You are obliged to have appropriate health insurance while living in Germany. We strongly recommend to taking out appropriate liability insurance as well. Citizens of the EU who plan on staying in Germany temporarily can apply for the EU Health Insurance Card in their home country. This card gives you the same health insurance benefits as German citizens.
Whether you need a visa depends on your nationality. If you are a resident of the EU/EEA and return home within 90 days of arrival, you do not need a visa to enter Germany. The same applies to some 40 additional nationalities. Please check with the German Federal Foreign Office (www.auswaertiges-amt.de) if you need a visa.
Transport to Münster is to be organized and paid by the participant.
The closest airports to Münster are International Airport Münster/Osnabrück (FMO), Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Düsseldorf Airport (DUS). From the airports, you can travel by bus (FMO) or train (FRA, DUS) to Münster.
Germany, like the 18 other countries in the Eurozone, uses the euro as its official currency. For the latest rate, check an online currency converter.
Registration period has already expired. For short term participation please contact Jana Hoffmann from the International Office (jana.hoffmannfh-muensterde).