Chang´an University



Nathaly Bejarano Serrano

Referentin für Internationalisierung


+49 241 80 27787




Chang’an University is on eof the most important development universities of the stat “211 Project” and is directly under the administration of the Ministry of Education. The university was founded by the merger of the former Xi’an Highway University the Xi’an Engineering Institution and the Northwest Institute of Construction Engineering on April 18, 2000. The university has five campuses (Mian, Yanta, Xiaozhai, Weishui and Taibai) in Xi’an.

General Information



Xi´an, Shaanxi



Number of Students

about 34,000



International Office

Freshman Guide


Type of Agreement

Cooperation of the Faculty of Civil Engineering

Who can Apply?

Bachelor’s students (in the third semester or higher)

Master’s students

Students who are Chinese nationals may not be nominated for a student exchange at Chang'an University.

Type of Stay


Length of Stay

One to two semesters

Time of Stay

Winter and/or summer semester

Number of Exchange Placements

Two per semester

Study Details

Semester Dates

First Semester: Starts in September
Second Semester: Starts in March

Partnering Faculty / Department School of Highway and School of Civil Engineering

Study Possibilities

Faculties and Institutes

Please note that, in general, you must take most of your courses at the partnering department. You may take some courses at other Faculties or departments if you meet the course prerequisites.

The courses of the Degree Program „Structure Engineering” are offered in English.

Information for Exchange Students

Course Offerings

Please go directly to the partner university’s website to find out which courses they offer. Feel free to contact the partner university if you have any specific questions about the courses or the course offerings in general.

Course Catalogue in English

Course Catalogue in the National Language

Language Courses

The university offers intensive courses and language courses during the semester.

Language Requirements


Application Deadline at the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Civil Engineering

31 January for 1 to 2 Semester starting the winter semester of the same year

Application Deadline at the Partner University

for the Winter Semester of the Same Year: 30 April
for the Summer Semester of the Same Year: 31 October

(Applying to the parter university takes place only after successful application at RWTH Aachen University)

Application at the Partner University

Information on application and application documents form the partner university

(Applying to the parter university takes place only after successful application at RWTH Aachen University)


Tuition Fees Fees Waived
Expenses Travel Costs, Cost of Living
Average Cost of Living

About 350 to 650 Euro per month

Funding Possibilities

Chinese scholarship of approximately 600 euros per semester for RWTH exchange students

BAföG for abroad

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

Practical Information

The Partner University offers accommodation in student dorms for exchange students.

Information on how the university can help you find accommodation

Health Insurance For the entire stay aborad health insurance and liability insurance is necessary.
Experience Reports

See the experience reports at MoveOn Exchanges

Additional Information

Foreign Office