Prospective Students

Studying at RWTH Aachen University

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What kind of reputation does RWTH Aachen have as a university? What are the advantages of studying at an Excellence university? Find out why it is worth to enroll at RWTH Aachen.

Choosing A Course of Study

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Have you still not made a decision?  Take advantage of our services that can help you choose a course of study.  You will find the subject right for you.

Courses of Study

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What can I study in Aachen? What subjects can I combine? What degrees are there? Photo: Peter Winandy


Bridge Courses

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Repeat school math one more time? Refresh French or Latin skills or start learning them? Polish up basic chemistry skills? Experience a lecture hall for the first time? All of that is possible before your studies through our bridge courses. Photo: Mario Irrmischer

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Accommodations in Aachen


beds are used by students in Aachen Student Services' dorms. Where do you sleep?

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Help With Choosing a Course of Study

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The Student Advice Centre cooperates with schools and also supports parents accompanying their children on the path to making a decision. Photo: Student Advice Centre

Financing & Funding

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How much do studies even cost? Find out about the semester fee, BAföG, scholarships, and more on the topic Financing & Funding. Photo: Thilo Vogel

International Students

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It's great that you are interested in studying at RWTH Aachen.  Regardless if you plan on doing a study abroad semester or all your studies here, we will help you with planning, your arrival, and orienting yourself. Photo: Ralf Hermann

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RWTH Berufetag

What exactly do I learn in a particular subject? What can I do after my studies? You can ask students and teachers these questions and others during the First-Year Student Information Day.

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Studying as a School Student

Are university studies only possible after the Abitur?  Not at all! Participate in natural sciences and technical courses and thus shorten your studies. Photo: Peter Winandy

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Bachelor - and then what?

You should start thinking early in during your Bachelor studies about what you will do afterwards.  Get information about career prospects, Master's studies, and further aspects of career planning. Photo: Thilo Vogel

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Female Students

Sample Studies in engineering for girls in Grades 11 to 13

Do math, physics, biology, or technology make your heart beat faster? Then come to the sample studies for female school students in the upper classes. Photo: Martin Lux

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