Regions of Strategic Interest (ROSI)
While contacts to universities abroad are often established and maintained by individual RWTH scientists or research areas, RWTH Aachen University as a whole seeks to strategically align itself with international partners or contacts and systematically promotes these. RWTH Aachen only enters into so many interuniversity partnerships as can be actively supervised and maintained.
In some countries/regions or with specific universities, particularly strong ties and partnerships have developed over time thanks to targeted joint activities maintained and expanded, among others, by Rectorate representatives. The Regions of Strategic Interest (ROSI) of RWTH Aachen University are:
A Rector's delegate was named for each of these countries.