Welcome Week for International Students
Welcome Week 2017
We are looking forward to welcoming you as new international students to RWTH Aachen in the next Welcome Week from September 24 to 29, 2018!
It is essential that you attend this event. Please plan to arrive in Aachen on time for the Welcome Week. The information you will receive during this week and the conversations with many advisors from the University and related institutions will guide you through your first steps in Aachen and help you navigate your transition to the University – academically, personally, and socially. Rapid integration is key to both your well-being and your future success in your studies. For this reason, we specifically tailor the program to your needs. We hope you will enjoy participating in the event!
- All new international students at RWTH Aachen – full-degree and exchange students
- Please note: The Welcome Week, which will be held in English, is not open to external visitors.
- Welcome to RWTH Aachen University – Official introduction by the International Office
- How do I set up my IT accounts and create a timetable? Presentation by IT Services.
- How do I apply for a residence permit? Advice session and presentation by the Immigration Office.
- German Country Evening
- What services does RWTH offer its students? Meet the Career Service, University Sports, the RWTH Language Center, the Student Advice Centre, international student associations, Faculty advisors and many more at the Freshers’ Fair.
- Meet your faculty advisors and faculty student councils at the Faculty Brunch!
- Take part in a Campus tours – of the central and Melaten campus areas
- And much more!
The Welcome Week presentations for the 2018/19 winter semester are available to download:
- Welcome to RWTH Aachen University (pdf: 3523 kb)
- AStA and AV – Your Student Representitives (pdf: 680 kb)
- INCAS – INterkulturelles Centrum Aachener Studierender (pdf: 753 kb)
- AEGEE – AACHEN European Students’ Forum (pdf: 25200 kb)
- The Orientation Week Organisation Team (ESA) (pdf: 685 kb)
- Humboldt-Haus and the International Student Associations (pdf: 976 kb)
- Exam Registration for Incoming Exchange Students (pdf: 729 kb)
- Exam Registration for TIME Double Degree Students (pdf: 556 kb)
- IT Services – Online Services (pdf: 847 kb)
- Career Center – Improve Your Future Career Prospects (pdf: 623 kb)
- How to Apply a Residence Permit for Degree Students (pdf: 364 kb)
- How to Apply a Residence Permit for Exchange Students (pdf: 352 kb)
- Learning Languages – RWTH Aachen University Language Center (pdf: 653 kb)
- Student Advice Centre – Studying at RWTH Aachen University (pdf: 2484 kb)
- Admissions Office – Enrolling with RWTHonline (pdf: 723 kb)
- Techniker Krankenkasse (pdf: 319 kb)
- University Sports Center (pdf: 1143 kb)
Instruction Video: How do I connect to Eduroam?
Lunch-Beat-Break: die aktive Mittagspause
Looking Back at Welcome Week 2017
Personal Insights and Experiences
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Become a Welcome Week sponsor!
- Your logo will appear on the Welcome Week website and link to your homepage.
- You have the possibility of holding an English-language info event during the Welcome Week.
- You can have a stand at the Freshers' Fair.
- Your logo will appear with other Welcome Week sponsors' logos on the Welcome Week program.
- You can take out a DIN A5-sized ad in the Welcome Week program.
We are happy to put together a tailored offer for you if you are interested. For further information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Welcome Week Sponsors