Summer School Renewable Energy

We’ll make you fit for a sustainable energy future!

A two-and-a-half-week long summer course for students of all universities and disciplines with lectures, excursions and a “future workshop” on renewable energies.

Period | 14th August till 30th August 2019

Topics | Solar thermal power plants, solar thermal energy, photovoltaic, biomass, geothermal, wind, hydropower, solar cooling, heat pumps, integration of renewable energy into the power grid, smart grid, developing technologies, sustainable mobility, solar desalination, energy efficient construction, fuel cells, storage systems, renewable fuels, energy policy, environmental psychology and climate protection.

Program | You can view / download the program of the 33rd Summer School Renewable Energy (Program 2019) here.

Course Language | English (Attention, new!)

Location | FH Aachen, Campus Juelich 

Tuition | 500 € for students  |  750 € for non-students 

Registration | Registration for the 33rd Summer School of Renewable Energy opens on 14th February 2019.

Registration Deadline | 9th of August 2019

Further information | Each participant must bear the costs of travel, accommodation and food themselves. Traditionally, your tents and camper vans can be positioned on the field in front of the buildings (free of charge). If you are looking for a different form of accommodation, we are happy to help. However, we recommend camping because participants experience a communal atmosphere. Access to a modern shower container with hot water and toilet facilities will be made available. (Camping is done at the risk and without the insurance claim of the participants)
Download the summerschool's latest information flyer here.


ECTS credit points | Participation in the Summer School of Renewable Energy enables both Bachelor and Master students to earn 5 credit points (CP’s) according to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).While registering please indicate whether you would like to earn ECTS points! At the end of the summer school, each participant will receive a certificate showing the duration, content and scope of the event.

The Summer School Renewable Energy is an award-winner |  The FH Aachen’s Solar-Institute Juelich has been organizing the Summer School Renewable Energy for more than 30 years now. For this dedicated and continuous commitment of the highest level, the Solar-Institute Juelich has been awarded the 2015 EUROSOLAR Solar Prize for education and training. Further information about the EUROSOLAR Solar Prize and the award ceremony on the 17.10.2015 in Schwelm (NRW) can be found on this page.

A video about it can be found here.

FAQ  |  Do you have questions about the Summer School Renewable Energy? In the FAQs you will find the answers.


Solar-Institut Juelich
der FH Aachen
Campus Juelich
Louisa Beiderbeck
Heinrich-Mußmann-Str. 5
52428 Juelich
T  +49.241.6009 53532
F  +49.241.6009 53570