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RWTH Aachen University shapes the city’s profile not only with its scientific accomplishments and innovations but with its research clusters, historical memorials, and buildings.
Our guided tours take you around the university campus and deliver exciting background information, as well as general information about RWTH.
Would you like to find out what goes on behind the facades of RWTH buildings? Do you want to gain fascinating insights, learn about interesting facts, and hear what the future might hold? Then take part in one of our exciting discovery tours. You can already get a little preview (in German) in our “That’s what I want to see” video series online.
The highlights of the tours are located around RWTH Aachen in the city center and on Campus Melaten. Within the city center, focus is placed on historical buildngs such as the Main Building and the Audimax, the modern SuperC, and student life. On Campus Melaten, topic-specific clusters are presented and the group tours the campus boulevard, getting an overview of current construction projects.
|Number of Participants||10 maximum per group|
|Duration||about 60 to 90 minutes|
|Tour Guides||Philippe Bourmer, Felix Engelhardt, Philipp Hofmann, Farina Passenheim, Kang Qiu, Florian Renneberg and Janina Rinkens.|
|Languages||English or German|
|Cost per group|
|E1 = Campus Central||75.00 Euros|
|E2 = Campus Melaten||75.00 Euros|
|E1 and E2 = Combination tour||90.00 Euros|
|BT = bus tour of the entire campus||100.00 Euros|
Changes to the reservation can be made up to a week before the tour for a fee of 11,90 Euros. If the tour is not cancelled, the amount must be paid in full.
Tour groups may inquire about visiting an institute. In the event that the group does visit an institute, a fee of 11,90 Euros is charged.
We will gladly take your wishes into consideration or prepare individual tours for groups in collaboration with the International Office, Alumni, or Student Advice Centre.
Our Tour Guides
Behind: Philipp Hofmann, Philippe Bourmer, Felix Engelhardt, Kang Qiu, Florian Renneberg. Ahead: Philipp Hemmers, Philipp Schulz, Nina Abts, Laura Mey, Janina Rinkens
You can immerse yourself in the history of RWTH Aachen by visiting the University Archives. There you get to know more about the location of the archive, the Old Government Building at Theaterplatz, and the everyday activities of the archivists. Take a look at the numerous documents and exhibits of the University Archives that keep the history of the university alive and in our memory. Access to the archives is by appointment only.