ika Academy


ika Academy – Customised training courses for companies

Disruptive technologies in the automotive industry often require an extensive adaption of technical development processes and, as a result, the target-oriented training and further education of employees. As part of the ika Academy, the Institute for Automotive Engineering conducts specified training courses for companies to prepare them for the automotive future. We create customised training concepts that are tailored to your needs.

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Dr.-Ing. Dinesh Thirunavukkarasu
Manager Research Area
Vehicle Concepts & HMI
+49 241 80 25699


You will find selected examples of our continuing education programmes below.

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Best Practice: Battery Electrified Vehicle

Course contents

  • Electric & Electronics Fundamentals
  • BEV Technology Fundamentals
  • BEV Application & Benchmark
  • BEV Component Technology
  • Component Production

Further information

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Introduction to Aluminium in Automotive Applications

Course contents

  • Role and chances for aluminium in automotive
  • Aluminium materials in automotive
  • Basic requirements
  • Discussion of exemplary applications

Further information

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Introduction into Driver Assistance Systems and Automated Driving

Course contents

  • Fundamentals of driver assistance systems
  • Sensor technology and environment perception
  • Control in longitudinal and lateral dynamics
  • Human-Machine Interaction
  • System architecture and overview
  • Outlook on automated driving

Further information

We are also happy to prepare an individual training concept customised to your needs. Please contact us for this!


Institute for Automotive Engineering
RWTH Aachen University
Steinbachstraße 7
52074 Aachen · Germany

+49 241 80 25600

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