RWTH Master's Open Day

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This year, for the first time, RWTH Aachen University will hold its digital Master’s Open Day in German and English.



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In the morning, you will be given a general overview with important information on the following topics:

  • RWTH Aachen University’s profile
  • Master’s application: procedure, deadlines, etc.
  • Career opportunities
  • Financing your studies
  • Aachen as a place to study
  • Leisure, culture, sports
  • Living in Aachen

In the afternoon, the different RWTH disciplines and departments have a varied program in store for you. They will tell you about the various Master’s degree programs they offer, including subject specializations and admission requirements. You will also have a chance to talk to relevant contact persons from the faculties and central institutions to receive more specific advice.


The RWTH Master’s Open Day will be held online via virtual events platform in German and English.

Key Facts at a Glance
Date: June 18 to 25, 2021

Target group:

Anyone interested in a Master’s degree program at RWTH Aachen University.


Prior registration is required.

Technical requirements:

You will need a stable internet connection. Ideally, a computer and any current browser that supports the current HTML5 standard without errors. Internet Explorer is not supported.

The live sessions will be conducted via Zoom video conferencing software.

Please note the information regarding Zoom in the download area.

Time Topics (in German or English)
9 to 9:30am Welcome and introduction to RWTH Aachen University, Professor Krieg (in English)
9:30 to 10am Application for Master's programs (simultaneous session in German and English)
10 to 10:30am

BaFög (in German) and student financing (in English)

10:30 to 11am Career prospects (in German) and visa issues (in English)
11 to 11:30am Life in Aachen (in English) and career prospects (in English)
11:30am to 12 noon Living in Aachen (simultaneous session in German and English) and scholarships (in German)
12 noon to 12:30pm PhD (in English) and university sports (parallel in German and English)
12:30 noon to 4pm

Organization of the afternoon program by faculties and subject groups:

Faculty 1: Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences
Department of Mathematics
Department of Computer Science
Department of Physics
Department of Chemistry
Department of Biology

Faculty 2: Architecture

Faculty 3: Civil Engineering

Faculty 4: Mechanical Engineering

Faculty 5: Georesources und Materials Engineering
Division of Mineral Resources and Raw Materials Engineering
Division of Materials Science and Engineering
Division of Earth Sciences and Geography

Faculty 6: Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Faculty 7: Arts and Humanities

Faculty 8: Business and Economics

Faculty 10: Medicine


Additional Information on Master’s Open Day at RWTH Aachen University

Are you interested in studying a Master’s degree at RWTH? Here you will find some initial information:

Please note:

If you need a sign language interpreter or any other special support, please contact us at least two weeks before the event; see contact box above.