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RWTH is a hotbed of ideas and a laboratory for the future. In University institutes and research centers, scientists are developing innovative technologies, processes and products. With their knowledge and expertise, they are in demand as cooperation partners around the globe.

Research Institutions

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RWTH Aachen University is one of Europe’s leading centers of research. Excellence Clusters, Graduate Schools, Collaborative Research Centers, Research Training Groups, and Research Units are the visible flagships of the University.

RWTH Research News

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As one of Germany's leading universities, RWTH Aachen aims to contribute to promoting top-level university research in Germany and thus enhance the country's international competitive research capacity. The research news section provides you with information on the University's research activities as well as announcements on research-related events at RWTH Aachen.

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Why Choose RWTH?

RWTH Aachen University is a place where the future of our industrialised world is thought out. The University is proving to be a hotspot with increasing international recognition where innovative answers to global challenges are developed.

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RWTH Profile Areas

Today's global and societal challenges increasingly require interdisciplinary collaborative approaches. In order to further enhance interdisciplinary collaboration RWTH is establishing eight profile areas to address key research priorities.

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Services & Support for Researchers

You are looking for assistance with conducting your research project? Or do you consider setting up a business and need professional advice? On our web pages we provide you with information about the University's services for researchers.

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Student Research Opportunities

RWTH Aachen University offers students manifold opportunities to engage in research activities, participate in university research projects, and receive financial support for research-related initiatives.

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Doctoral Studies

Graduates interested in working in research often go on to complete a doctorate. At RWTH Aachen, completing a PhD is seen as the first step in professional life and for this reason is very application oriented.

Living in Aachen

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Aachen is Germany’s westernmost major city at whose city boundaries three nations with three languages converge. Its proximity to the Eifel and the Ardennes, to Maastricht and Brussels with their linguistic and cultural distinctiveness, give the city that lies in the shadow of Charlemagne’s palace chapel a particular charm.

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