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International Program

Profile Summer semester

Courses in the summer semester

  • lectures run from early March until the end of June
  • After the end of the lecture period, written exams take place
  • examination period for faculty courses lasts three weeks in July

Timetables

Please note that these course listings are subject to change. The course listings are updated as changes are made.

At a glance (available March 2023): 

  • Timetables: Faculty courses Business & Economics, Computer Sciences, Mechanical Engineering/Mechatronics, Information Management & Media
  • Timetable Electrical Engineering & Information Technology
  • Timetable International Program Intensive/ weekend courses (PDF)
  • Timetable International Program weekly courses (PDF)

Faculty Courses

You have the possibility to participate in Faculty Courses in different fields of studies.

Faculty Courses are offered in the fields of

  • Business and Economics
  • Computer Science and Business Information Systems
  • Engineering and Sciences

Business and Economics

Advanced Manufacturing

This course provides an overview of different recent developments in manufacturing. This includes new materials, production methods, and production control. Special focus is on the rapid advancement of computer technology. Its influence on society is also investigated. These examples are used for evaluation of possible disruptive technologies.

Master level (bachelor students are welcome)!

Course description 

WINM232, 2.5 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Christoph Roser

Schedule: 
to be announced

Room: to be announced

Bionics

Bionics is a nature-driven ideation methodology, it studies the results of natural evolution from the engineer‘s perspective.In this course, you will be introduced to Bionics and its systematic approaches to explore the animate world in order to derive innovative technological specifications, designs and implementations in engineering.

Master students only! 

Course description

WINMBX2, 2.5 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Bernd Scheuermann

Schedule: 
t.b.c.
Room: t.b.c.

Enterprise Resource Planning - focus on business administration

This course introduces you to enterprise systems and software integration. It also looks at market surveys and the history of enterprise software products and their suppliers. Furthermore, you will be introduced to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and related enterprise systems in on-premise and on-demand scenarios. You will also experience a virtual enterprise modelled in ERP.  

Please note: The course "Enterprise Resource Planning" is also offered with focus on Computer Science. For more information about this course, please see "Faculty Courses - Computer Science & Business Information Systems".

Course description

 

IMTB431, 5 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Bernd Scheuermann

Schedule: 
Lecture:

t.b.c.

Exercise groups: More information about group selection in the 1. lecture. 
Exercises start in week 2.
Group 1: t.b.c.
Group 2:  t.b.c.
Group 3: t.b.c.

Please note: The course "Enterprise Resource Planning" is also offered with focus on computer science. For more information about this course, please see "Faculty Courses - Computer Science & Business Information Systems".

Exam: to be announced

Enterprise Resource Planning - focus on computer sciences

This course introduces you to enterprise systems and software integration. It also looks at market surveys and the history of enterprise software products and their suppliers. Furthermore, you will be introduced to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and related enterprise systems in on-premise and on-demand scenarios. You will also experience a virtual enterprise modelled in ERP.  

Course description 

WINB641, 5 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Bernd Scheuermann

Schedule: 
Lecture: 

t.b.c.

Exercise groups: More information about group selection in the 1. lecture. 
Exercises start in week 2.
Group 1: t.b.c.
Group 2: t.b.c.
Group 3: t.b.c.

Please note: The course "Enterprise Resource Planning" is also offered with focus on Business Administration. For more information about this course, please see "Faculty Courses - Business & Economics".

Exam: to be announced

Green Technology Finance

This course focuses on the following areas:

  • Sustainability, transformation of the energy sector
  • Green policies, markets
  • Green financial instruments
  • ESG rating agencies, ESG ratings, ESG in credit ratings
  • Sustainability reporting and disclosure
  • Investor relations & sustainability
  • Financial analysis of energy companies

Course description

2,5 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Holger Perlwitz

Schedule:
Room:

Attention: this course is designed for Master students with a background in economics and Bachelor students in higher semesters with a sound knowledge of finance  

International Economics

You will be able to provide basic international economic relations and critically evaluate current economic conditions at home and abroad. You will be able to present, analyze and evaluate the importance of international interdependence for an economy. You will be able to deal analytically with economic and political integration in the European Union as well as with the consequences and preconditions of globalization and develop recommendations for action for corporate strategy in global markets by applying the concepts and methods used.

Course description

IMTB630, 2.5 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Johannes Schmidt

Max. 10 international participants!

Project Management

You will know and understand the significance, the goals and the methods of project management (PM). Taking part in a student-run project organization, you will be enabled to plan and operate an exemplary project with the methods of project management.

Course description

WINB321, 5 ECTS

Lecturer:
Prof. Hein

Schedule:
t.b.c.
Room:  t.b.c.

Max. 10 external participants!

Computer Science & Business Information Systems

Customer Collaboration Project

An international team of approx. five students will apply their methodical and formal knowledge to real-life problems of international companies. 

Course description

WIIB610, 10 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heberle

Participation only by approval of the professor!

ChatBots: Development & UX

Virtual assistants such as Google Assistant, Alexa, Siri or Cortana have received a lot of attention, but also companies are discovering such solutions as new tools for marketing, customer support, and internal knowledge management. You will develop a deeper understanding of chatbots and their design from a user-centered perspective. 

Course description

WIB195, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Peter Schmidt

Schedule
t.b.c.

Room: online

Intercultural Communication

You will experience intercultural competence as a strategic factor and learn to apply it to your own work and study.

Course description

INFB641, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!! 

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Andrea Cnyrim

Schedule: t.b.c.

Room: t.b.c.

International Strategic Management

International Strategic Management focuses on the strategic management in a dynamic global environment. You will have the capability to use the most important management instruments in an international context.

Course description

IIBB410, 5 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Steffen Kinkel

Schedule: 
t.b.c.
Room: t.b.c.

International Business Networks

Explanation for alliances and co-operations - Synergy effects - Forms and legal aspects - Strategies and financing - Post-Merger-Integration - Success criteria - Special aspects

Course description

IIBB630, 5 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Steffen Kinkel

Schedule: 
t.b.c.

Practical SAT Solving and Automated Planning

This course explores various programming paradigms and their underlying concepts. It provides a deeper understanding of fundamental concepts that can be found in modern programming languages. You will also understand how features in different languages are selected and be able to program in imperative, functional and object-oriented programming languages. 

Course description

IW933,  2 ECTS

Lecturer: Dr. Tomas Balyo 

Schedule: to be announced 
Room: to be announced ​​​​​​​

Exam: to be announced 

Programming Paradigms

This course explores various programming paradigms and their underlying concepts. It provides a deeper understanding of fundamental concepts that can be found in modern programming languages. You will also understand how features in different languages are selected and be able to program in imperative, functional and object-oriented programming languages. 

Course description

INFM121SE, 3 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Martin Sulzmann

Schedule:
Online exercises: t.b.c.
Lecture: t.b.c.

Please note: Previous knowledge of information technology helpful!

User-Centered Design

During this lecture the basics of User Experience will be taught as well as procedure models and methods of user-centered design, of agile project management, of socio-technical, interdisciplinary and economic perspectives. This seminar contains some techniques and methods for developing and evaluating ideas. You will get in touch with interactive design methods, dealing with the issues of qualitative analyzing methods, (paper-) prototyping and qualitative & quantitative evaluation methods.

Course description 

IIBB360, 5 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Peter Schmidt

Schedule: 
t.b.c.

Room: online

Mechanical Engineering & Mechatronics

Design Exercises 1

Design Exercise 1 is a one semester course for practising the contents and knowledge from former courses like Machine Parts 1, Technical Mechanics. You apply your theoretical knowledge acquired in previous courses to an actual complex task. In this context, you have to consider design guidelines and the design and layout requirements set in DIN and CE standards.

Course description 

MABB332, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!!

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Mattheus Wollfarth 

Schedule:  t.b.c.
Room: t.b.c.

 

Design Exercises 2

Design Exercise 2 is a one semester course for practising the contents and knowledge from former courses like Mechanics, Design Methods and Engineering Design in a small project. The objective is to develop and design a new product. 

Course description

MABB432, 3 ECTS, !!!not graded!!!

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthäus Wollfarth

Schedule: t.b.c.

Room: t.b.c.

Ice Slurry Technology

Ice creation and thermo-physical properties of ice slurries and other characteristics, fluid dynamics and thermodynamics of ice slurry, heat transfer, ice slurry production, different ice slurry generators, transport of ice slurries in piping systems, storing/melting and mixing, melting ice slurry in plate heat exchangers and air coolers, direct contact chilling and freezing of foods in ice slurries, the control of ice slurry systems, present and future applications in comfort cooling, food processing and other areas.

Course description

M8670, 3 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Kauffeld 

Schedule:  t.b.c.
Room: online

Exam: to be announced 

Microtechnology Lab

A system based on integrated circuits is designed and realized. After planning the project, layout maufacturing, construction, printing, sintering, assembly, encapsulation and testing come into play.

Course description

MECB611A, 3 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Oliver Schecker

Schedule: t.b.c.
Room: t.b.c.

 

Sensors

This course provides the fundamentals of measurement and test engineering, with implementing concepts such as accuracy, resolution, linearity, reproducibility and error. The physics of different sensors effects often used in automotive applications and the influence of electromagnetic disturbance will be discussed.

Course description   

IP 415, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Klemens Gintner

Schedule: t.b.c.
Room: t.b.c.

Exam: to be announced

Sensors Laboratory

In this course fundamentals of measurement and test engineering are discussed. Furthermore, terms such as accuracy, resolution, linearity, reproducibility and error are considered. Also the influence of electromagnetic disturbance will be looked at. 

Requires knowledge in LTspice! 

Course description

MECB442, 1 ECTS, !!!not graded!!!

Lecturer: Prof. Klemens Gintner

Schedule:  t.b.c.
Room: t.b.c.

 

Student project - Augmented Reality App

Augmented Reality (AR) has gained a lot of importance in the industry in recent years. Within several student projects, AR apps for different technical systems will be implemented.

Course description 

AR, 6 ECTS 

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Fahmi Bellalouna

Schedule: to be announced

Room: to be announced

Student project - Virtual Reality Apps

Virtual Reality (VR) has become more important in recent years, especially in gaming and entertainment but not yet within industrial enterprises. Within several student projects, VR applications will be developed and implemented to demonstrate the potential and benefits of VR technology for industrial applications.

Course description 

VR, 6 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Fahmi Bellalouna

Schedule: to be announced

Room: to be announced

Information Management & Media

Information Management for Technical Communication

The course deals with the methods of modularization and the reuse of modular content as well as the management of content in technical communication. Specializations focus, for example, on version and variant management as well as the aggregation of content into documents and publications. A focus topic is the conception and application of metadata for intelligent content scenarios and publication systems. In addition, information models and the intelligent distribution of information (content delivery) are considered.

Course description

KMMB4421, 3 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ziegler 

Schedule: t.b.c.
Room: t.b.c.

max. 5 participants! 

Please note: Project and system exercises (KMMB4422, 2 ECTS, 2 SWS) might be attended upon request depending on pre-knowledge of participants. 

Electrical Engineering & Information Technology

Circuit Analysis 2

The course deals with 

  • Sinusoidal inputs and their representations
  • Instantaneous, Average, and RMS Values
  • Impedance and Series RLC Circuits • Admittance and Parallel RLC Circuits
  • Transfer Function of RLC Circuits
  • Bode diagram
  • Power in AC circuits
  • Resonance
  • Three-Phase circuits

Course description

EEIB220, 4 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Alfons Klönne

Schedule:
Lecture (EEIB221):

t.b.c.

Lab (EEIB222): upon request
t.b.c.

Digital Electronics

This course deals with number systems, codes, Boelean Algebra, Karnaugh-Veitch-Diagrams, basic circuits of digital technology, calculation circuits, multiplexer, digital Circuits, derailleurs and shift register.

Course description

EEIB240, 6 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Philipp Nenninger

Schedule: 
Lecture (EEIB241): 

t.b.c.

Lab (EEIB242): upon request 
t.b.c.

Electromagnetic Fields

You obtain a profound comprehension of electric and magnetic fields. 

Course description

EEIB230, 4 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Markus Graf

Schedule: 
Lecture (EEIB231): 

t.b.c.

Exercise (EITB230Ü):
t.b.c.

Mathematics 2

This course deals with topics such as matrices, linear mappings, Eigenvalue problems, integral calculus, improper integrals, series, taylor series, Fourier series and first order differential equations.

Course description

EEIB210, 7 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Thomas Westermann 

Schedule: 
Lecture (EEIB211):
t.b.c.

Advanced Electronics + Lab

Participants will be able to describe and analyze electronic circuits and to design basic circuits for a given purpose of application to develop an advanced understanding of electronic semiconductor circuits.

Module Description

Module EEIB420, 7 ECTS

Advanced Electronics Lecture EEIB 421

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Michael Bantel, Prof. Dr. Frieder Keller, Prof. Dr. Alfons Klönne, Prof. Dr. Hermann Ng
Schedule: t.b.c.

Advanced Electronics Lab EEIB 422
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Michael Bantel, Prof. Dr. Frieder Keller
Schedule: t.b.c.

 

Microcontroller Systems + Lab

Content:

  • Introduction – Embedded Systems
  • Processor Architectures and Instruction Sets
  • ARM Assembly Language Programming
  • The ARM Architecture
  • ARM-Organization and Implementation
  • The ARM Instruction Set
  • Architectural Support for High-Level Languages
  • Memory Hierarchy, Cache Architectures
  • Architectural Support for Operating Systems•
  • Real-Time Systems Concepts
  • Peripheral Interfaces, PWM and Analogue-to-Digital Converters (ADCs)

Module Description

EEIB 430, 6 ECTS

Lecture Microcontroller Systemss (EEIB431)
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Langen
Schedule: t.b.c.

Lab (EEIB 432)
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Langen
Schedule: t.b.c.

Control Systems + Lab

Competencies:

  • knowing about properties of semiconductor materials as well as the characteristics of
  • diodes, bipolar- and field effect-transistors
  • knowing about the behavior of semiconductor devices a part of electronic circuits
  • representing diodes and transistors by equivalent circuit diagrams,
  • apply small-signal parameters to describe amplifier circuits,
  • partitioning complex circuits in acquainted basic circuits,
  • designing circuits for a given application by combination of basic circuits

to develop an advanced understanding of electronic semiconductor circuits. Participants will be able to describe and analyze control loops and to design basic controllers for a
given purpose of application.

Module description

Module EEIB 440, 7 ECTS

Lecture Control Systems EEIB 441

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Frieder Keller
Schedule: t.b.c.

Control Systems Lab EEIB 442

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Frieder Keller
Schedule: t.b.c.

Image Processing Lab

Consecutive experiments on:

  • Planning the image capture & camera calibration.
  • Bit-plane decomposition, color and pixel decomposition
  • Color transformation
  • Point transformations
  • Image Statistics
  • Filtering and image transformations
  • Interpolation
  • Morphological operations
  • Programming of simple image operations in real time (FPGA based)

Course description

EITB612M, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: 
Prof. Dr. Jan Bauer

Schedule:
t.b.c.

Neural Networks in Image Processing (Lab)

Experiments on:

  • Classification methods in image processing
  • Optimization of parameters of classification methods
  • Data preparation and data reduction methods
  • Training of Neural Networks
  • Image recognition with Convolutional Neural Networks
  • Methods for model evaluation and tuning of hyperparameters
  • Use of cloud services for neural networks
  • Transfer Learning
  • Deep Learning Frameworks using the example of Pytorch

Course Description

EITB 712M (2 ECTS)

 

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Jan Bauer

Schedule: t.b.c.
Room: t.b.c.

Design & Analysis of Integrated Circuits (Master Course)

Competencies: Upon successful completion the students,

  • learn about modern semiconductor technologies that enable the implementation of highly integrated circuits
  • become highly proficient in advanced circuit techniques and high-frequency basics
  • are able to design and analyze various integrated circuit blocks using transistors and other semiconductor devices
  • know how to calculate all design parameters of the circuits
  • are able to optimize the performance of circuit blocks regarding gain, noise, stability, dynamic range, efficiency and total power consumption

Module Description

EITM 220I, 5 ECTS

Lecture: Design and Analysis of Analog ICs (EITM 221I)
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Herman Jalli Ng
Schedule: t.b.c.

Lecture: Design and Analysis of RF ICs (EITM 222I)
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Herman Jalli Ng
Schedule: t.b.c.

 

 

Information Theory & Coding (Master Course)

Competencies: Upon successful completion,
+ the students know the most important source coding procedures
+ the students know the most widely used channel coding procedures
+ the students are able to design codes suited for given communication channels

Please see more detailled information in module description

EITM 210I ( 5 ECTS)

Lecturer: Prof. Franz Quint

Schedule: t.b.c.

Room: t.b.c.

RF Systems (Master Course)

Competencies: Upon successful completion,
+ the students know how modern measurement equipment works
+ the students can estimate the limits of modern RF measurement equipment
+ the students are able to operate modern RF measurement equipment even under challenging
conditions
+ the students know how RF waves are propagating under terrestrial conditions

More information in module description

Module EITM 230I (6 ECTS)

Lecture: RF Systems (EITM 231I)

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Serdal Ayhan

Schedule: t.b.c.
Room: t.b.c.

Lecture + Lab: RF Instrumentation (EITM 232I)

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Serdal Ayhan

Schedule: t.b.c.
Room: t.b.c.

Signal Processing for Autonomous Systems (Master Course)

Competencies: Upon successful completion, the students

+ know the required sensory hardware (camera, radar, lidar) and its required functionality of autonomous vehicles
+ are able to assess the communication architecture of autonomous vehicles 
+ understand the safety requirements for electrical systems in vehicles

More detailled information in module description

Module EITM 220M (5 ECTS)

Lecture: EITM 221M

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Jan Bauer
Schedule: t.b.c.
Room: t.b.c.

Lab: EITM 222M

LLecturer: Prof. Dr. Jan Bauer
Schedule: t.b.c.
Room: t.b.c.

International Program courses

These courses are courses directly offered by the International Program. They are listed according to the certificates they belong to.

International Business Certificate Courses

Apply for your certificate here! 

Please note: At least four courses need to be completed before applying for the certificate. 
Here you can find an overview of all certificates available in the International Program.

Design Thinking

Thinking and acting in an entrepreneurial manner is imparted with the MIT action learning approach and the creative method Design Thinking. The course is designed to introduce students with entrepreneurial ambitions to the tools they need to understand and evaluate the needs of potential customers in order to design user-centric products and services.

Course description

S 9147, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Katrin Redmann 

Schedule (intensive course): 
t.b.c.

Room: to be announced

Global Financial Markets

You will get an introduction in global financial markets with a view on both corporate and political economic requirements. This will be followed by an in-depth analysis of European financial institutions and its currency. Other points such as purpose and advantages, current challenges and outlook will be discussed. 

Course description

IP 905, 4 ECTS

Lecturer: Jörg Glasstetter

Schedule: Tuesdays, 9:50 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Start: March 13th
Room: F 301

Innovation Management for Technical Products

This course will give you an understanding about the methods and tools to change the global market through innovation. This course features an overview of different approaches to innovation and development of strategy to optimize innovation within an organization. We will try to apply different tools (e.g. Design Thinking) and see different case studies.

Course description

S 9141, 2 ECTS 

Lecturer: Andreas und Matthias Luthe 

Schedule (intensive course): t.b.c.

Room: online

International Project Management

The focus of this seminar is to look at some important factors which can determine the success or failure of an international project.

Course description

S 9908, 2 ECTS

Lecturer:
Tim-Philipp Weber

Schedule (intensive course): 
Fr. 21.04. 2:00 - 5:30 pm
Sa.: 22.04.: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fr.: 28.04.: 2:00 - 5:30 pm
Sa.: 29.04.: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Room: to be announced

Strategic International Human Resource Management

In this course you will learn about Strategic Human Resource Management, Recruitment and Selection, Performance Management, Training & Development, Compensation & Benefits, Employee Relations, Business Ethics, International HR and Expatriates. 

Course description

S 9926, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Dimitris Starogiannis

Schedule (intensive course): 
Fri, 19.05., 3 pm - 9 pm
Sat, 20.05., 9 am - 6 pm
Sun, 21.05., 10 am - 6 pm
Coaching: 08.06., 4 pm - 7 pm
 

Room: online

Strategic Management

This course aims to train you in making strategic decisions for different organizations so that you can learn the role of “Chief Executive Officer”. You will also learn about business vision & mission, external environment and internal assessment, selection and implementation of strategies for organization. Furthermore, global / international issues shall be discussed and practiced.

Course description 

IP 908, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Thomas Michael Ketterer

Schedule: 
weekly course, Thursdays + Fridays 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Start: Thu, March 23, 8 am - 9:30 am
Exam: Fri, May 12

Room: online

Supply Chain Management

The core concept of this logistics training programme is a model-based computer simulation that allows you to face the main problems of supply planning and control in industrial production systems.

Course description

S 9957, 2 ECTS (S 9950)

Lecturer:
Dr. Evangelia Markaki/Dr. Dimitris Starogiannis

Schedule (intensive course): 

Fri, 05.05. 3 pm - 9 pm 
Sat, 06.05. 9 am - 6 pm
Sun, 07.05. 10 am - 6 pm

Room: online

International Engineering Certificate Courses

Apply for your certificate here! 

Please note: At least four courses need to be completed before applying for the certificate. 
Here you can find an overview of all certificates available in the International Program.

Digital Failure Diagnosis

The course introduces main principles of failure detection, localization and correction in communication channel as well as in electrical circuits. The reasons of information encoding (not to be confused with information encryption) as well as the basics of self-corrective codes are introduced. Also, typical failures in digital circuits and definition of the minimal and necessary tests for failure detection and localization are discussed. In addition, the easily testable circuits like Programmable Logic Arrays (PLA) will be considered.

Please note: Participation in IP 423 "Reliability Engineering - Compact" is mandatory!

Course description

IP 408, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Dr. Alexei Konnov 

Schedule: 

Mo.24.04., 2 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Wed., 26.04., 2 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Wed, 03.05., 2 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Mo., 08.05., 2 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Wed, 10.05., 2 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Mo., 15.05., 2 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Wed, 17.05., 2 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Exam: Mo, 22.05., 2 h exam 

Room: online

Energy Storage Lab

By attending this course, you are taught the effects of the increasing share of renewable energy systems on the electricity grids. Selected laboratory tests on the two topics electrochemical energy storage (batteries) and conversion (fuel cells) are offered. The experiments give an insight into the specific behavior of the technologies. “U-I” characteristics are recorded which determine the storage capacities and energy contents of the technologies.

Please note: The laboratory can only be taken in combination with the lecture Renewable Energy Storage (IP 409)!

Course decription 

IP 414, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!! 

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Karsten Pinkwart Dipl.-Chem.

Schedule:
Fridays, 9:50 am - 11:20 am
Start: t.b.c.

Room: t.b.c.

Introduction to Machine Learning

In this class, you will learn the theoretical underpinnings of Machine Learning, and gain the practical know-how needed to quickly and powerfully apply these techniques to new problems. This course provides a broad introduction to machine learning: (i) Supervised learning (ii) Unsupervised learning (iii) Best practices in machine learning.

Course description

IP 301, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Sarah Haq

Schedule: 
weekly course Tuesdays 8:00 am - 9:30 am

Room: online

Machine Learning in Python

You will learn the fundamentals of Python Programming and gain the practical know-how for applying Machine Learning in Python to solve problems in diverse areas.
This course provides a broad introduction to Machine Learning in Python: (i) Fundamentals of Python programming (ii) Applied Machine Learning (iii) Information Visualization. Prior knowledge of Python programming can be helpful, but is not necessary.

Course description

IP 302, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Sarah Haq

Schedule: 
weekly course Wednesdays, 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Start: March 15th

Room: online

Reliability Engineering - Compact

The course introduces you to the theoretical and practical aspects of reliability engineering using the example of availability and safety analysis of power plant digital control systems (DCS). The main point of the course is the "balance between safety and process related functions" and their influence on the economic effectiveness of the plant.

Course description 

IP 423, 3 ECTS

Lecturer: Dr. Alexei Konnov

Schedule: 
Start: Mo, 13.03., 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Wed, 15.03., 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Mo, 20.03., 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Wed, 22.03.; 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Mo, 27.03., 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Wed, 29.03.; 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Mo, 03.04.; 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Wed, 05.04., 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Wed,, 12.04., 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Mo, 17.04., 2:00 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Exam: Mo, 17.04., 2 p.m.

Room: online

Renewable Energy

This course provides you with an overview of producing electricity from green energy like wind, sun, water, biomass, and geothermal heat. Further aspects are economic and environmental considerations, fundamentals of energy economics and the storage of energy. 

Course description

IP 420, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Guntram Schultz

Schedule:  weekly on Tuesdays, 2.00 p.m. - 3.30 p.m.
Start: 14.03. 

Room: F 301

Renewable Energy Storage

The course gives an overview of different possibilities to store renewable energy. The energy storage technologies range from pumped hydro storage over flywheels to batteries, supercaps or hydrogen storage. You should bring a technical background to this course, have energy basic knowledge and interest in renewable energy and energy storage. 

Course is a joint course with the degree course "Sensor Systems Technology". 

Course description

IP 409, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Karsten Pinkwart Dipl.-Chem.

Schedule: 
weekly course, Fridays 8:00 - 9:30 am
Start: March 17th

Room: t.b.c.

VR Lab - Virtual Reality for Industrial Application

This course introduces  you to the essentials of Virtual Reality. The focus is on the necessary tools for VR development, such as Unity, Git and Blender. The goal is to create a simple virtual reality application for a windows-based system with a 6DoF headset.

Please note: This course only has capacity for 8 participants. Participation in IP 423 "Reliability Engineering - Compact" is mandatory!

Course description

IP 424, 3 ECTS

Lecturer: Dr. Alexei Konnov

Schedule:
Wed, 24.05., 2:00 – 6:50 p.m.
holiday
Mo, 05.06., 2:00 – 6:50 p.m.
Wed, 07.06., 2:00 – 6:50 p.m.
Mo, 12.06., 2:00 – 6:50 p.m.
Wed, 14.06., 2:00 – 6:50 p.m.
Mo, 19.06., 2:00 – 6:50 p.m.
Wed, 21.06., 2:00 – 6:50 p.m.
Exam: Mo, 26.06., 2:00 p.m.

Room: online

International Certificate in Personal Development Courses

Apply for your certificate here! 

Please note: At least four courses need to be completed before applying for the certificate. 
Here you can find an overview of all certificates available in the International Program.

Accessing the German Labor Market

You will be provided with in-depth information about organizational structures, the application and recruitment processes of enterprises as well as the labor market system in Germany, including the preparation for specific applications.

Course description

IP 902, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!!

Lecturer: Verena Kienzle

Schedule (intensive course):
Mon - Thur  27.03.– 31.03.2023, 2.00 p.m. - 6.50 p.m.  attendance 
Fri   01.04.2023, 8.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m.                                 attendance 

Room: 
t.b.c.
 

Future Leadership 4.0 - Mental Fitness

In a time of acceleration and increasing workload only those who maintain their physical as well as their psychological health and learn how to deal with stress remain permanently fit for work and success. In this special seminar you will learn about the future success factors of leadership, how stress develops and what each individual can do to prevent stress and burnout.

Course description

S 0332, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!!

Lecturer: 

Schedule (intensive course):
Fri   17.03.2023   2 pm- 5.30 pm    attendance
Sat  18.03.2023   9 am- 5.00 pm    attendance
Fri 24.03.2023    2 pm- 5.30 pm    attendance
Sat  25.03.2023   9 am- 5.00 pm    attendance

Room: to be announced

Ready for my job - working with international companies

This seminar prepares you to succeed in the global market and grants you a better understanding of corporate cultures incl. hierarchies & business structures worldwide and communicating, discussing & negotiating across cultures. The course also teaches you on models of leadership, working in intercultural teams and reviewing performances.

Course description

S 0333, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!!

Lecturer: Verena Kienzle

Schedule (intensive course):
Fri 05.05.2023   3 pm – 6.15 pm attendance 
Sat 06.05.2023  9 am – 5 pm       attendance 
Fri 12.05.2023  3 pm – 6.15 pm attendance 
Sat 13.05.2023  9 am – 5 pm        attendance 

Room: to be announced

Personal Development and Career Design

You will learn how to improve your employability and understand the modern professional environment. It will also assisst you to develop key skills and competencies and become familiar with new tools for self-improvement. You will learn how to organize your career and use modern means of networking for boosting your career. 

Course description

S 9928, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Dr. Evangelia Markaki

Schedule (intensive course): 
Friday, May 12, 3:00 pm- 9pm
Sat May 13, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun May 14, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Room: t.b.c.

Presentation Techniques

In this seminar, you will have the opportunity to practise various communication techniques for improving the structure and delivery of your presentations in English.

Course description

S 9956, 2 ECTS

Lecturer: Stefanie Obergfell

Schedule (intensive course): 
Fri, April 21, 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Sat, April 22, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri, April 28, 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Sat, April 29, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Room: t.b.c.

Time matters - self and time management

If you have ever asked youself: how could I possibly have enough time for your studies and performance, your family, friends and social contacts, your health, your values and what gives you meaning? … this seminar is perfect for you. Well, the answers lie in our own individual approaches to deal with these topics and also life’s challenges of the 2020ies and beyond. Self-reflecting on these topics, finding answers for the above questions and putting these answers into practice are the goals of this seminar. You will explore your individual mindset, habits and goals and thus learn to master life’s challenges better. All that without having to become a machine but a lively being that is constantly adjusting and learning.

Course description

S 0331, 2 ECTS, !!!not graded!!!

Lecturer: Ute Strobel

Schedule: Fridays, 09.50 am - 1.00 pm 
24.03..2023 in attendance
31.03.2023 in attendance
14.04.2023 online
28.04.2023 online
05.05.2023 in attendance
26.05.2023 online
09.06.2023 in attendance

Room: online

Language courses for international students

You can study a variety of languages at the foreign language institute (IFS) of the university, such as German, English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.

The Foreign Language Institute (IFS) coordinates the foreign language program at Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences. In March there will be two-week intensive courses, prior to the beginning of the program. During the semester, courses in a variety of languages are offered. All exchange students are given the opportunity to participate in German language courses (beginner – advanced, A1 – C1) during the semester. A placement test at the beginning of the semester is compulsory. Courses in a variety of languages are offered.

For further information and course descriptions please consult the foreign language institute. 

German as a foreign language (5 ECTS)

Levels: There will be semester courses during the program at six levels (A1.1; A1.2; A2.1; A2.2; B1.1; B1.2).

For further information please visit the foreign language institute

Germany Today (2 ECTS)

We highly recommend this course, which is offered in cooperation with the Pädagogische Hochschule Karlsruhe. It introduces international students to topics related to Germany: selected topics of German life, culture, history, and politics, such as: essential events in German history; German traditions and customs; German federalism and its impact on political and cultural life; current developments in German politics, economy and media; everyday life in Germany.

For further information please visit the foreign language institute

Speaking and Listening B-Level (2 ECTS)

If you have to hold lecture in German during your studies or would you like to take part in scientific discussions this course is a good basis. 

For further information please visit the foreign language institute

German for Internship and Job B1+ (4 ECTS)

This course is ideal if you want to do an internship in Germany or in a German company in your home country. You will learn how to make your application documents competitive and how to engage in professional dialogue. This course is an ideal supplement to the B-Level Speech Training course. 
For further information please visit the foreign language institute

Technical German C1 (4 ECTS)

If you are studying a technical course and want to improve your vocabulary and your ability to understand and write complex texts, this course is for you.

For further information please visit the foreign language institute

German as a foreign Language: Business II in Englisch (4 ECTS)

If you want to read and write technical texts in German at an academic level and want to train thinking outside the box and be able to have a conversation  about a variety of topics, this course is for you.

For further information please visit the foreign language institute

Contact

Center of Competence
International Program/ Course Coordinator and Advisor
Cordelia Makartsev

Phone: +49 (0)721 925-2505
cordelia.makartsevspam prevention@h-ka.de

Office hours:
Mon, Wed + Fri 9.00 a.m.-12.00 a.m.
+ consultations by appointment

Bldg F, room 009
Moltkestraße 30
76133 Karlsruhe

Frau sitzt Mann gegenüber und zeigt auf ein Blatt Papier.

Open consultation hour

Every Wednesday 09.30 - 11.30 a.m. 

Further information on the International Program:

Profile
Winter semester
Application & admission
After application
Testimonials

Winter semester Application & admission After application