Summer Course 2017

Advanced Summer Course in Sustainable Automotive Engineering

Green Drive Project's Summer Course for 2017 will take place in Bandung, Indonesia. During these two weeks of intensive program  (2nd July - 15th July), students will improve their knowledge and skills in specific topics related to the design of future cars and more sustainable transportation systems. The course will help them to select functionally adequate materials for automotive industry applications according to design specifications and requirements. 

  • Application date: March 6 - May 31, 2017
  • Places availables: 30
  • ECTS credits: 3
  • Fees : 650€ (including social activities, food and accomodation on the campus)
  • Other expenses are the student's own responsibility



Live an exciting Advanced Summer Course @ Bandung

The course is co-organized by the Green-Drive consortium, gathering Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) as host and four european academic institutions: University of Antwerp, Loughborough University, University of Deusto, and the University of Bordeaux.

It will be held in ITB – Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering on the Ganesha campus in Bandung, Indonesia.

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Participants will develop a project each week. Classes will be given by experienced researchers and project managers working on these topics.

Appropriate balance between lecturers, case studies and technological centers and company sites will give you a comprehensive overview on the expected engineering skills for the future.




The aim of this course is to enhance your engineering competences for the automotive industry. You will study some of the innovative technologies which in the areas of design automotive and driving safety and will be the key components of future vehicles.

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Three interlinked topics will be examined during this summer course:

  1. Powertrain technology influences energy consumption & offers greater control over internal and external safety
  2. Crashworthiness and manufacturing design represent an opportunity to reduce energy consumption and contribute to the safety of the vehicle's occupants
  3. Vehicle dynamics related to vehicle performance to increase comfort and safety and also reduce fuel consumption


Entrance Requirements

3rd or 4th Bachelor students & Master students in the following fields of study :

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace  Engineering
  • Materials  Engineering
  • Electronics/ICT,
  • Electromechanical Engineering,
  • Electronics and Automation,
  • Industrial Technology,
  • Industrial Engineering,
  • Industrial Electrical Engineering.

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Place and Accommodation

The summer course will be conducted at the Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace building. All the participants will be housed in hotels or dormitories near ITB campus.


Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Institut Teknologi Bandung
Labtek II, Lantai 2
Jl Ganesha No. 10 Bandung, 40132 Indonesia
Phone: +62-22-2504243
Fax: +62-22-2534099

Travel to Bandung

Bandung is located approximately 140 km south eastern of Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia. The most convenient way to reach Bandung is by flying to its airport, however only a few airlines are served by the airport. Alternatively, Bandung can be reached by flying to Jakarta’s international airport, the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK), and then from there take a shuttle car to Bandung.

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Flights to Bandung Airport

There are flights depart from/to Bandung’s international airport, the Hussein Sastranegara Airport (BDO), as follows.

Garuda Indonesia

  • Denpasar - Bandung: 13:20 (1h 55 m)
  • Surabaya - Bandung: 17:45 (1h 35 m)
  • Singapore - Bandung: 14:50 (1h 55m) (codeshare with Singapore Airline and Virgin Australia)



  • Denpasar - Bandung: 08:10 (1h 25m)
  • Surabaya – Bandung  05:00 (1h 30m)


Indonesia Air Asia

  • Denpasar - Bandung: 07:05 (1h 50m)
  • Kualalumpur - Bandung: 06:45 (2h 20m); 16:00 (2h 20m);
  • Singapore - Bandung:12:00 (2h 05 m)


Lion Air

  • Denpasar – Bandung : 13:35 (2h 05m); 20:00 (1h:45m); 15:40 (1h 40m)
  • Surabaya – Bandung : 08:05 (1h 15m); 09:25-10:40 (1h 15m); 12:10-13:30 (1h 20m)


Reaching Bandung from Jakarta Airport

The 170 km distance from Jakarta Airport to Bandung could be traveled in 3 hours, however, due to unpredictable traffic in and around Jakarta area, be prepared for the journey to be stretched up to 4-5 hours.

There are limousine services serving the route from Jakarta Airport to Bandung: Cititrans and XTrans. The following are the timetables.




Executive Class - Ticket Rp 180,000 (around EUR 12.50)

Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (Terminals 1B, 1C, 2F & 3) to Bandung (Jalan Dipatiukur)

Time Table: 08:15; 10:15;  12:15;  14:15;  16:15; 18:15; 20:15; 22:15; 23:15.


Premium Class - Ticket Rp 210,000 (around EUR 15)

Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (Terminal 1B, 1C, 2F & 3)  to Bandung (Dipatiukur)

Time Table: 07:45; 08:45;  09:45;  10:45;  19:45; 20:45; 21:45; 22:45.



Ticket: Rp 140,000 (around EUR 10)

Soekarno-Hatta International Airport @Terminals 1 (A, B, & C), 2F & 3) to Bandung (Jl Cihampelas-Hotel De'Batara)

Timetable: Every hour from 07:30 up to 22:30.

To get more information, please contact :

Dr. Satrio Wicaksono
Institut Teknologi Bandung
Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Ms Sofie Krol
University of Antwerp
Faculty of Applied Engineering

Last update : 29/06/2017