The Profile Areas

  Blood pump projections in the "cave" Peter Winandy

Research at RWTH Aachen University focuses on relevant problems arising from global challenges. The aim is to provide solutions for today’s complex and multi-faceted problems by developing an integrated interdisciplinary approach to research. RWTH Aachen has identified eight key research areas: 


Brigitte Küppers


Brigitte Küppers

Project Manager Profile Areas


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Computational Science & Engineering

Energy, Chemical & Process Engineering

Information & Communication Technology

Materials Science & Engineering

Medical Science & Technology

Molecular Science & Engineering

Mobility & Transport Engineering

Production Engineering


The profile areas pool scientific expertise in the University’s key research areas. The success of the profile areas relies on excellent fundamental research conducted at the level of the individual disciplines.


    Short Introduction to the RWTH Aachen Profile Areas