Are you interested in getting an insight into the latest developments in wind power along with other international and Danish students during your summer vacation?

Aarhus University School of Engineering offers a summer course with focus on wind turbine technology in close cooperation with representatives from the wind power area and industry (Vestas, Siemens Gamesa, Ørsted, etc.) and DTU Wind Energy.
The purpose of the summer course is to enable participants to apply their engineering competences to wind turbine technology problems and gain an insight into the design of wind turbines and the interaction between the different subcomponents and their demand profiles. The summer course’s main focus is on mechanical and power engineering problems.

Approximately 25 speakers and teachers from Aarhus University, DTU Wind Energy and the cooperating companies participate in teaching the course, which include several company visits across Denmark.    

Find the full course description in the course catalogue.  

Applicants must be last year Bachelor students or Master students in

  • Electrical Energy Technology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical Power Engineering or equivalent

or hold a degree (on at least Bachelor's level) in the areas above.

Applicants will be selected based on the following five criteria: academic profile, grades, practical experience, proficiency in English and motivation. All participants have to pay for this specific course. For nominated Aalto students the course fee will be EUR 250. 

The credits completed for the course must be included in the student's degree at Aalto University.

Duration: 9 - 21 August 2020.

Application deadline: 1 April 2020.

Further information on application procedures, admission requirements, housing and fees:

If interested, please contact