|Study location||Germany, Berlin|
|Type||On Campus, full-time|
|Nominal duration||4 weeks|
|Tuition fee||€2,240 per programme
The program price consists of the course/tuition fee (student or working professional, see details below) plus the registration fee (€60).
Student course/tuition fee: €2240
This course/tuition fee covers the course, course materials and a cultural program.
|Registration fee||€60 one-time
The registration fee is in addition to the course/tuition fee and covers the processing of your application. It is payable upon registration. Please note that the registration fee is non-refundable.
At least one year of university experience or equivalent work experience
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / German.
Please upload one of the following documents:
Upload copies in a word or pdf format
All applicants are required to upload a document or certificate to demonstrate their proficiency in English language. If you are a non-native English speaker, you must prove you have a score equivalent to the level B2 or above in the European system (the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, or CEFR), or provide evidence that you’ve undertaken an equivalent degree/studies in English.
More details: www.tu.berlin/international/summer-school/requirements
If you are a native English speaker, please select this during registration. You will then be exempt from having to upload proof of English level.
Participants should have a general understanding of engineering.
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Please upload your insurance waiver in English (all pages).
A CanSat is a small satellite in the shape of a commercial beverage can that performs several measuring tasks. In this course, a CanSat is designed, built and tested in the field during a rocket launch. Therefore, all basics of topics related to exciting area of space technologies is imparted and practical skills for the development of a CanSat are trained. The theoretical units are supplemented by practical exercises. Parts of the CanSat are developed in intensely supervised small groups. During an excursion to a site in Berlin where space related companies and institutions are located, the participants shall gain insight into facilities used for the development of satellites.
- Apply basic skills in mechanical design, electrical design and microcontroller programming in a hands-on project
- Describe the main elements of astronautics
- Describe the subsystems of a satellite
- Reason and solve problems analytically
- Manage working in an interdisciplinary team
- Apply defined steps in managing a group project
- Justify design choices from a technical and programmatic point of view
- Build and operate a system which behaves similar to a satellite
- Prepare for an experimental campaign
- Present project results properly in a review
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