Institute internship Engineer Meets User


Application Period

Internship voting will take place from March 8th at 8:00 a.m. until March 28th at 8:00 p.m.

Prerequisite for this seminar: successful conclusion of  Mathematik I, Mathematik II, Mechanik I, Mechanik II. 

This year's topic will be announced in the first session.



During the project phase, students have the opportunity to actively participate in current research topics of the organizing institute. This will give you an insight into independent scientific work. The institutes will each offer and supervise such an opportunity for a limited number of students. The institute internship "Engineer meets User" will provide practical insights into social science research. During the institute internship, students will work on research questions of the Responsible Research and Innovation Hub of the RWTH.

Intendend Learning Goals

After completing the course, the students are able to:

  • Independently identify research questions
  • Reproduce and describe the main stations in the research process
  • Develop an appropriate research design for the research questions
  • Apply social science research methods
  • Present the results of scientific work in a poster presentation and a scientific paper

Type: Internship


Sustainable Development Goals

Sustainable Development Goal 4 Copyright: © UN

The course offers insights into independent scientific work by providing a theoretical overview of the social science research process, developing a research design that fits the research question, and completing it with subsequent implementation and evaluation. The course creates a basis for high-quality education and the examination and elaboration of scientific questions.

Explore all teaching and research activities at GDI concerning these goals:

SDG 4: Quality Education