Program and Exchange Students (Incoming)

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You are planning to spend some time in Germany as part of your studies and have chosen RWTH Aachen University? As well as the classic exchange programs such as Erasmus+ or RWTH Exchange Worldwide, RWTH Aachen offers a wide selection of mobility options. We will be happy to help you find the necessary information on exchange opportunities, programs, application and admission, as well as helpful tips on organizing your stay.



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On the webpages below you will find important information on our various mobility programs and everything you need to know about planning and organizing your stay:


Exchange Programs

Mobility Programs

Planning your stay


Welcome Week for International Students

During Your Stay

Information for Partner Universities

Students who are not taking part in one of RWTH’s exchange or mobility programs can apply as Free Movers that is non-exchange, Visiting Project Students including DAAD RISE and DAAD WISE scholars, or as Erasmus+ interns:

Other Forms of Mobility

You can also take part in one of the RWTH International Academy summer schools.


Incoming Student Service Office and Service Hours

Personal Consultation Hours

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 9:30am to 11am - walk-in office hours, no appointment needed

Friday: by appointment only
Please make an appointment with Incoming Student Service

Online Consultation Hour via Zoom

Each Wednesday
11am to 12 noon
Link to the meeting
Code: 468002

Telephone Office Hours

Monday to Friday
9:30am to 12:30pm


Important Information

You would like to acquire your Bachelor's or Master's degree or to promote at the RWTH? On the following pages you will find information on the application process for international students: