Visit leading manufacturing companies to learn more about trends in engineering design and take part in a series of immersive workshops and cultural events.
- Locations: Stuttgart, Ingolstadt and Munich – Germany
- Dates: 27 June – 11 July 2020
- Eligible students: UG Engineering students
- Cost: A$4,250 – $5,600 (approx.)
- Application submission: Applications are now open and will be assessed with offers made on a rolling basis until places are filled
- Application close date: 20 March 2020
- Unit code: EAT20008 Professional Experience in Engineering (0 credit points) or MFP20001 International Sustainability Project
Study tour overview
This study tour is focused on manufacturing in Germany. Visits and experiences will include industrial sites, universities and cultural events.
Industrial and academic site visits include:
- Daimler (Mercedes-Benz group)
- Stuttgart Media University
- Porsche Stuttgart: Harnessing the power of IoT to drive business growth
- Dreer & Sommer
- Audi Zentrum Ingolstadt
- Procusini (food 4.0: revolutionizing the experience through robotics )
- KUKA Robotics
- BMW, driving machine at the BMW Museum
- TU Munich entrepreneurial labs: Munich's high-tech startup scene
- Full-day trip to Hohenzollern Castle and Tübingen
- Virtual reality group game
- Frankenstein tour of Ingolstadt
- Munich Garden
- Neuschwanstein Castle
This tour will be an extremely informative and useful experience for Engineering students. It will focus on manufacturing in Germany and is packed with visits, workshops (arranged by leading companies in the field) and cultural events. You’ll be exposed to trends in engineering design and manufacturing processes with the visits to leading companies and partner universities. The tour will enable you to establish an ongoing professional network, plan placement or an academic exchange for the future.
You’ll attend a series of workshops covering topics such as “industry 4.0 implementation in Germany” and “manufacturing innovation in the 21st century” – this study tour is available as credit for 6 weeks of experience towards EAT20008 for eligible students.
Which unit/s can this program be taken for as credit?
- MFP20001: International Sustainability Project
- EAT20008 Professional Experience in Engineering (0 credit points if eligible)
Can this unit be taken as an elective by students in any Swinburne degree?
Eligibility and selection criteria
All Undergraduate Engineering students are eligible but priory will be given to students who have not completed EAT20008.
Students in 3rd and 4th years will have priority over other years. Students with higher GPA will also have priority.
Register your interest to learn more about this study tour and to be kept updated on upcoming information sessions.
- 10 March 2020 (11.30am–12.30pm) – Venue BA306
- 10 March 2020 (12.30pm–1.30pm) – Venue BA306