German-American Summer Program

In cooperation with the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering (Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA) the departments Management, Information, Technology and Engineering Sciences offer a summer program each year. Up to three modules are taught in English.

In 2020 the 11th Summer Program will take place from Monday, July 6th (Arrival in Wilhelmshaven) – Sunday, August 16th 2020.
 

Bachelor students of the Jade University of Applied Sciences who

  • wish to study in a group together with American students
  • wish to train their intercultural competences
  • wish to have fun while learning together and having the exchanging experiences
  • are studying Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Medical Technology, Marine Technology, Industrial Engineering or Business computing in at least their 3rd semester
  • wish to earn credits in lectures and examinations during the lecture-free period

may apply for participation. The information session will take place in summersemester March 2020.

History

The history of the summerprogram since 2009 and pictures.

2019 Summer Program 10

Jade Hochschule

Organization: Department of Engineering Sciences and Department of Management, Information, Technology
Dipl.-Ing. Volker Lübben
Daniela Wrage M.A.
Regine Zimmerer B.A.

Participants:

  • Theodore Cleveland, Ph.D., P.E., class "Fluid Mechanics"
  • Jennifer Hinrichs B.A., Dr. Ralph Jürgen Peters, class "International Engineering"
  • 15 American students
  • 20 German students

2018 Summer Program 9

Organization: Department of Engineering Sciences and Department of Management, Information, Technology
Dipl.-Ing. Volker Lübben
Regine Zimmerer B.A.

Paticipants:

  • Theodore Cleveland, Ph.D., P.E., class "Fluid Mechanics"
  • Prof. Dr. Michael Szeliga, Jennifer Hinrichs B.A. class "International Engineering Project"
  • 21 American students
  • about 16 German students

2017 Summer Program 8

Organization: Department of Engineering Sciences and Department of Management, Information, Technology
Dipl.-Ing. Volker Lübben
Dipl.-Pol. Anna-Maria Thiele

Participants:

  • Richard Gale, Ph.D., P.E., class "General Electrical Engineering"
  • Prof. Dr. Lutz Engel, Jennifer Hinrichs B.A. class "International Engineering Project"
  • 18 American students
  • about 12 German students

2016 Summer Program 7

Organization: Department of Engineering Sciences and Department of Management, Information, Technology
Dipl.-Ing. Volker Lübben
Dipl.-Pol. Anna-Maria Thiele

Participants:

  • Theodore Cleveland, Ph.D., P.E., "Fluid Mechanics"
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Nehls, Jennifer Hinrichs B.A. "International Engineering Project"
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Lindner class "Rubber-Technology"
  • 22 American students
  • Approx. 15 German students

2015 Summer Program 6

Organization: Department of Engineering Sciences and Department of Management, Information, Technology
Dipl.-Ing. Volker Lübben
Dipl.-Pol. Anna-Maria Thiele

Participants:

  • Theodore Cleveland, Ph.D., P.E., "Fluid Mechanics"
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Nehls, Jennifer Hinrichs B.A., "International Engineering Project"
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Markus Lindner, "Rubber-Technology"
  • 30 American students
  • Approx. 15 German students

2014 Summer Program 5

Organization: Department of Engineering Sciences and Department of Management, Information, Technology
Dipl.-Ing. Volker Lübben
Dipl.-Pol. Anna-Maria Thiele

Participants:

  • Theodore Cleveland, Ph.D., P.E., "Fluid Mechanics"
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Nehls, Jennifer Hinrichs B.A., "International Engineering Project"
  • DEWI "Basics of wind energy use"
  • 12 American students
  • Approx. 15 German students

2013 Summer Program 4

Organization: Department of Engineering Sciences and Department of Management, Information, Technology
Dipl.-Ing. Volker Lübben
Dr. rer. nat. Kerstin Abel

Participants:

  • Dr. Jingzhou (James) Yang, "Dynamics"
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Nehls, Jennifer Hinrichs B.A., "International Engineering Project"
  • DEWI, "Basics of wind energy use"
  • 16 American students
  • Approx. 20 German students

2012 Excursion

2nd excursion to TTU

Organization: Department of Engineering Sciences


Participants:

  • Prof. Dr. Folker Renken FB-I
  • Dipl.-Ing. Paul Beckmann FB-MIT
  • Dipl.-Ing. Volker Lübben FB-I
  • 12 German students

Topics and Meetings:

  • Cooperation
  • Al Sacco Jr., Ph.D. Dean Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering
  • John E. Kobza, Ph.D., P.E. Senior Associate Dean
  • Audra N. Morse, Ph.D., P.E. Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies
  • Stephen Ekwaro-Osire, Ph.D. Director of Graduate Program
  • Department Chairs “Mechanical Engineering” Dr. Jharna Chaudhuri and “Computer Science” Rattikorn Hewett, Ph.D.
  • Tanja Karp, Ph.D. Associate Professor
  • Andrew H.P. Swift, Sc.D., P.E. Professor of Civil Engineering, Director, Texas Wind Energy Institut
  • Office of International Affairs

    • Sandra L. Crosier Director of Study Abroad
    • Julia Mainini, MBA International Agreements Facilitator/Marketing Coordinator
    • Monica Hopkins Study Abroad Counselor International Exchange Coordinator

  • Shelli Crockett Director Engineering Opportunities Center
  • Richard Gale, Ph.D., P.E. Professor Elektrical and Computer Engineering
  • Brent Guinn Director Department of Mechanical Engineering
  • Dr. James L. Smith, P.E., CPE E.L. Derr Professor Department of Industrial Engineering
  • Ming-C. Chyu, PH.D., P.E. Professor Coordinator,HealthcareEngineering Option, Dep. of Mechanical Engineering
  • College of Media & Communication

    • Jerry C. Hudson, Ph.D. Founding Dean and Professor
    • William T. “Kelly” Kaufhold, PH.D. Assistant Professor Department of Journalism
    • Liz Gardner, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Public Relations

  • Dr. Michael G. Giesselmann Professor and Chair Dep. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Dr. Jingzhou (James) Yang Assistant Professor and Director Department of Mechanical Engineering

2012 Summer Program 3

Organization: Department of Engineering Sciences and Department of Management, Information, Technology
Dipl.-Ing. Volker Lübben
Dr. rer. nat. Kerstin Abel

Participants:

  • Stephen Ekwaro-Osire, Ph.D., P.E., "Dynamics"
  • Prof. Dr. Josef Timmerberg FB-MIT, Prof. Dr. Folker Renken FB-I, "Circuits"
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Nehls, Jennifer Hinrichs B.A., "International Engineering Project"
  • 11 American students
  • Approx. 15 German students

2011 Summer Program 2

Organization: Department of Engineering Sciences and Department of Management, Information, Technologie
Dipl.-Ing. Volker Lübben
Dipl.-Sozialw. (FH) Marita Blendermann

Paticipants:

  • Stephen Ekwaro-Osire, Ph.D., P.E. "Dynamics"
  • Prof. Dr. Josef Timmerberg FB-MIT, Prof. Dr. Folker Renken FB-I "Circuits"
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Uwe Nehls, Jennifer Hinrichs B.A. "International Engineering Project"
  • 12 American students
  • Approx. ca. 15 German students

2010 Summer Program 1

Organization: Department of Engineering Sciences and Department of Management, Information, Technology
Dipl.-Ing. Volker Lübben

Participants:

  • John E. Kobza, Ph.D., P.E., "Statistics"
  • Prof. Dr. Josef Timmerberg FB-MIT, Prof. Dr. Folker Renken FB-I, "Circuits"
  • 8 American students
  • Approx 10 German students

Important:

  • Contract signing

2009 Excursion

1st excursion to TTU

Organization: Department of Management, Information, Technology

Participants:

  • Prof. Dr. Josef Timmerberg FB-MIT
  • Dipl.-Ing. Paul Beckmann FB-MIT
  • Dipl.-Ing. Volker Lübben FB-I
  • 17 Students Department of Management, Information, Technology

Topics and meetings:

  • Cooperation
  • John E. Kobza, Ph.D., P.E. Senior Associate Dean
  • Tanja Karp, Ph.D. Associate Professor
  • Michael Giesselmann, Ph.D., P.E. Department Chair and Professor

Courses summerprogram 2020

These courses will be offered in summer program 2020:

A detailed schedule will be available in February 2020.

Circuits

(TTU ECE 3302)

Fluid Mechanics

(TTU CE 3305)

International Engineering

(TTU ENGR 3301)

Content/Syllabus (Date: 13.08.2019):
Circuits

Content/Syllabus (Date: 18.07.2019):
Fluid Mechanics

 

Content/Syllabus (Date: 01.07. 2019):
Part 1 Intercultural Understanding
Part 2 Innovation Engineering

Faculty Department of Engineering Sciences:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jens Werner lectures / exercises
Dipl.-Ing. Udo Schürmann PSPICE simulation
Rainer Siebert M.Eng. Lab

Faculty Department of Management, Information Technology:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Holger Saß lectures / exercises

Faculty Department of Management, Information Technology:

Teil1: Jennifer Hinrichs B.A. lectures / exercises
Teil 2: Dr. Ralph Jürgen Peters  lectures / exercises

Final examination
Not yet scheduled. Not yet scheduled. Not yet scheduled.
Recognition
Department of Engineering Sciences

Not decided yet. Expected:

In all Bachelor programs as technical elective (30 LP-list) with 4 SWS and 5 ects.

Not decided yet. Expected:

In all Bachelor programs as technical elective (30 LP-list) with 4 SWS and 5 ects.

In bachelor program "mechanical engineering" and "computer science in mechanical engineering" for "Strömungstechnik" witht 3/1 SWS and 5 ects.

Not decided yet. Expected:

In all Bachelor programs as key qualification with 4 SWS and 5 ects.

Department of Management, Information and Technology
Not decided yet. Expected:

Not decided yet. Expected:

For "Thermo- und Fluiddynamik 1" with 5 ects

Not decided yet. Expected:

For "Intercultural understanding" with 5 ects

Downloads

Download of the english pdf-presentation program (6MB)
Download of the english Powerpoint-presentation program (28MB)

Application

The application will start in March 2020. Participation is only possible for students of Jade University of Applied Sciences.

Students from the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering of the Texas Tech University apply there.