Update: Online Summer School available for booking!

The Industry 4.0 Summer School gives an insight into the objectives and strategies of Industry 4.0, shows the current status of activities, and provides information on how to benefit from the ideas linked to Industrie 4.0 today. In addition to a theoretical introduction to Industry 4.0, the main technologies and processes for the implementation of Industrie 4.0 will be introduced and then addressed in greater detail in a workshop. The aim is actually to enable digitalisation. Starting from the process itself, the digitisation of  companies will be introduced and then expanded on using hands-on examples. A model system will be used to demonstrate the technological possibilities.

  • Learn why Industry 4.0 is so important for European industry and what is hidden behind the keyword I4.0.
  • Get to know the development strategy for Industry 4.0 and find out which actions are still to be taken.
  • Learn the keywords related to Industrie 4.0 from Augmented Reality to Cloud, CPS and IoT and on to SmartFactory, value creation chains and XaaS.
  • Look through the entire digital value creation chain from intelligent sensors to cloud services.
  • Understand the technologies that make a machine, system or factory capable for industrial communication.
  • Discover the significance of IT, IT infrastructure and IT security in the context of Industry 4.0 for an automation system.
  • Design your first digitised processes yourself and find out about the effects on a model factory.

More information about the summer school can be downloaded and found here. The preliminary schedule is also available.

This summer school is sponsored by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) in Germany. If you are enrolled as a student in Bachelor, Master or PhD you can apply for a scholarship. To be eligible for a scholarship please send us your CV, your enrolment information and a motivation letter to

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Cancellation policy

There are no cancellation fees if you cannot join the summer school due to travel or visa restrictions enacted by your own or the German government! More information about the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Situation can be found here.

Cancellation till 31.05.2020 - 5% of the fee

Cancellation till 30.06.2020 - 20% of the fee

Cancellation till 19.07.2020 - 50% of the fee

Cancellation after 19.07.2020 - 100% of the fee