University of Waterloo

Contact

Name

Jasmin Ahadi

North and South America; Russia; Australia

Phone

work
+49 241 80 97854

Email

E-Mail

Contact

Name

Benjamin Pietsch

North and South America; Russia; Australia

Phone

work
+49 241 80 90698

Email

E-Mail
 

Profile

The University of Waterloo is located in the city of Waterloo, approximately 100 kilometers west of Toronto. The university was founded in 1957 and had 26,451 students in 2010.

 
General Information

Country

Canada

City

Waterloo

Founded

1957

Number of Students

26,451 (2010)

Websites

Homepage

International Office

 
Exchange

Type of Agreement

University partnership

Who can apply?

Bachelor's students in their third semester or higher
Master's students

Type of Stay

Study abroad

Length of Stay

One or two semesters

Number of Exchange Placements

Up to six students per academic year

 
Study Details

Semester Dates

Fall Term: August until December

Winter Term: January until April

Spring Term: April until August

Courses

Undergraduate Course Descriptions

GSO Programs

 
Application
Language Requirements

At the Time of Application at RWTH Aachen:

Proof of English skills, either with a language or Abitur certificate confirming at least a B1 level. This corresponds to five years of school studies with the Abitur after the twelfth grade or six years of school studies with an Abitur after the thirteenth grade.

After being nominated by RWTH Aachen:

Undergraduate students: equivalent of 90 points/TOEFL or IELTS 6.5 points, which can confirmed with a certificate from the Language Center

Graduate students: You must have proof of the TOEFL test. The minimum number of points required depends on the demands of the respective departments.

Submit application in the International Office application portal
Application Deadline in the International Office You can find further information on the application portal website.
 
Financing
Tuition Fees Tuition fees waived
Funding Possibilities

BAföG for abroad
RWTH scholarship database
DAAD scholarship database
PROMOS scholarships abroad
Financing Study Abroad

 
Practical Information
Accommodations

Support from the partner university: Yes

Health Insurance Students must purchase the university's health insurance unless they already possess comparable insurance.
Experience Reports See the experience reports at Moveonline Exchange
Additional Information

Foreign Office
DAAD

Canada

 

External Links