Funding Rates and Programs Within the Strategic Partnership RWTH Aachen University – Tsinghua University
RWTH Aachen University continues its succesful Strategic Partnership with renowned Tsinghua University in Beijing and further extends the joint cooperation.
Professor Ernst Schmachtenberg, Rector of RWTH Aachen University, and Professor QIU Yong, President of Tsinghua University, signed a respective Letter of Intent for 2017 and 2018.
Every year Master and PhD students as well as Post Docs and professors of both partner universities can apply for funding of research and teaching stays at the partner institution. For this purpose, RWTH Aachen University established the new funding program "RWTH – Tsinghua Research Fellowships“.
You may find all the information on this program as well as on other programs managed by RWTH Aachen or external agencies in the charts below.
The International Office of RWTH Aachen University offers consultancy and support for applications of individuals, institutes and departments.
|RWTH Aachen Program
|Aachen-Tsinghua Clean Energy Lab
Students in the Energy Engineering course of study ("Energietechnik"). The Master's thesis is jointly supervised by the IKDG (RWTH) and the BP Clean Energy and Education Centre (Tsinghua) at Tsinghua University
|Ten weeks prior to the start of the semester at the latest
|ISAP-Programm des DAAD
|Master students from the
School of Business and Economics
|RWTH Aachen students
|RWTH - Tsinghua University Junior Research Fellowships
|Master students (research projects) and doctoral candidates from RWTH Aachen and Tsinghua University
|RWTH - Tsinghua University Senior Research Fellowships
|At least postdoc position at Tsinghua University
|China Scholarship Council
|Students, doctoral candidates and postdocs from China
|Refer to website
|Website – contact via the Chinese partner university
|Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - Individualstipendien
|Students, doctoral candidates and postdocs
|Up to 12 months before the project
|DAAD Scholarships Database
|DAAD – Förderung für Hochschulen
|Workshops, summer schools and study programs for students, doctoral candidates and postdocs
|Varies according to program
|DAAD Webseite Förderpgrogramme für Hochschulen (de)
|Heinrich Hertz Stiftung
|At least postdoc position in NRW or abroad
|At least 3 months before the next selection committee meeting
Website (German only)
|Sino-German Center – DFG/NSFC Förderung für Workshops und Symposien
|At least postdocs from Germany with their Chinese partners
|Refer to website
|Website and contact