Why RWTH Aachen?

The Main Buliding of RWTH Aachen University


RWTH Aachen is a place where the future of our industrialized world is thought about.  The university proves itself as a internationally recognized hotspot, where innovative answers to global challenges are developed.  The academic education at our university is application oriented.  As a result, our graduates are sought after as talented researchers and leaders.


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Choosing A Course of Study

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You aren't sure what you want to study? Find out: for example with our Self Assessments, where you enter your personal interests and abilities online.

Courses of Study

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Become familiar with our courses of study and find out what lies behind the Bachelor and Master degrees.

Admissions Requirements

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Abi certificate, numerus clausus, and a lottery process - no idea what they are?  It doesn't have to stay that way.  We will explain how you can make it here.

Accommodation in Aachen


That's how many beds Aachen Student Services has to offer students.  Where to find apartments or living communities (WG), get help on financing, and why it is sometimes worth it to cross the border.

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Projects with Schools

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Are you in school and already interested in research? RWTH Aachen offers school students numerous possibilities to get to know the university before the Abitur.  We have services for groups and for individuals - find the one, that's right for you. Photo: Peter Winandy


RWTH Taster Events & Open Days

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Did you have a good first impression of student life?  Come to one of our advising days or try out one of our special events for school students. Photo: Andreas Hub

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Studi werden leicht gemacht

So einfach geht die Einschreibung bei der RWTH Aachen

Zoë Takvorian studiert an der RWTH Aachen Deutsch und Englisch auf Lehramt. Wie sie sich im Vorfeld informiert hat und was sie bei der Einschreibung an der Universität beachten musste, erklärt sie in diesem kurzen Film.

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