Please note that the International Office will be closed on Friday, July 1, 2016, with normal hours of operation resuming on Monday, July 4, 2016.


Info Service Center for Students

Info-Service Center Team

Service Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 9:30am to 12:30pm

Wednesday from 9:30am to 12:30pm and 1 to 4pm


International students lying on the grass

The International Office currently supervises more than 5,000 international students at RWTH Aachen and offers advising, recreational activities, measures to help with academics, and information about life in Aachen and studies. Photo: Nadine Hermanns

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Close up of two suitcases

Study abroad in Sweden and in internship in the USA shortly before writing your thesis? Here you find information about possibilities for stays abroad, where internships abroad are offered, and how to organize study abroad. Photo: Nadine Hermanns

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Welcome Center for Researchers

Welcome Services Team

We advise and support international researchers who are planning a stay at RWTH Aachen University. Furthermore, we provide assistance for self-help in non-academic matters concerning your stay in Aachen. Photo: Nadine Hermanns

Service Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:30am to 12:30pm and Wednesdays 1 to 4pm

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Degree Students

A group of RWTH alumni at the graduation celebration

Are you interested in a Bachelor’s, Master’s, or doctoral degree? Here you can find all the necessary information about studying at RWTH Aachen as an international student. Photo: Kurt Beyer

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Internationalization Report on a desk

Here you can find out more about RWTH Aachen's internationalization strategy and current projects and dates. Photo: Nadine Hermanns

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Orientation Days

A group of students at the Welcome Day

The Welcome Day/Orientation Day is a special service for all new international students. Photo: Nadine Hermanns

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Information for Faculties

A pen lying on a questionnaire

Information on aspects of RWTH Aachen University's internationalization especially geared towards institutes and faculty can be found in the University's intranet. Photo: Nadine Hermanns

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Three Taiko players on a stage

Here you can find the International Office’s current events on international topics. Photo: Nadine Hermanns

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two students upon arrival at the train station

BeBuddy is a mentoring program offered by the RWTH Aachen International Office. It was established to help new, enrolled international students with the start of their studies at the University and everyday life in Aachen. Photo: Anna Horst

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Certificate International

A stack of certificates

Are you studying at RWTH Aachen and plan on completing a semester abroad soon? Do you feel at home here and want to contribute to the University's internationalization? Then we have just the thing for you! Photo: Nadine Hermanns

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Extracurricular & Leisure Activities

RWTH shirts on a clothing line on the beach

Photo: Niklas Lund

Academic Assistance for Refugees

SuperC from the outside

By providing targeted advising early on, the RWTH Aachen International Office wishes to ensure that refugees interested in studies obtain information about the requirements for university admission and about what steps they may need to take to qualify for studies. Photo: Peter Winandy

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Humboldt Haus

Humboldt Haus gate

As an international meeting place and event location for international/intercultural events, the Humboldt Haus offers a large and diverse program. Photo: Nadine Hermanns.

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