Special Honors Awarded by RWTH


The University awards the Teaching Prize, the Brigitte Gilles Prize, and IntSpire Prize to individuals, projects, and measures that have rendered outstanding services to the reputation of RWTH, its teaching and science, the advancement of women, and internationalization.

Researchers and students, academic and non-academic employees of RWTH and Forschungszentrum Jülich whose ideas contribute to the innovative strength and appeal of the Aachen region, are honored with the Innovation Award.

In addition, a whole series of academic honors are awarded by resolution of the RWTH Senate. These include the University Medal, the Kármán Prize, the title of Honorary Citizen, the von Kaven Ring, the title of Senator, and the title of Honorary Doctor.