Semester Dates

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Re-enrollment, listening to lectures, submitting exams - what you can do and when during the semester is available here in an overview.

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First-Year Orientation

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Guides for your first few weeks at our university with welcome events, city rallys, and mentoring groups.

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The fee for the next semester is due?  Here you can find out how much to pay and where to transfer it to.  Please remember to re-enroll on time, so that you can continue to study without a hitch.

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Formal Matters

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Leave of Absence

A semester abroad is coming up?  Or are you doing an internship soon?  On this page you can find out for what reasons you can take a leave of absence from RWTH Aachen.

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University Placement Swap

You want to give up your university placement here, for example, in medicine or dentistry, and get a spot at another German university in the same course of study.

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Pregnancy and Maternity Leave

Since January 1, 2018, the Maternity Protection Act also applies to female students. Find out what implications this has here.

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Transferring to Another Degree Program

Do you want to transfer to another degree program? Here you find, how to do so.

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Termination of Enrollment

Application for termination of enrollment, process, contact persons

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Dual Enrollment

Studying two courses of study simultaneously - it is possible at RWTH Aachen. However, you should be aware of a few things if you decide to do so.

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Exams & Final Theses

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Registration and cancellation, withdrawal, accomodations for disabled and chronically ill students - all regulations, forms, and advising information is available here.

Student Research


research programs are available during your studies at RWTH Aachen.

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Teaser: International

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Language courses, foreign cultures, glances at exciting teaching and research - a stay abroad during your studies is worth it.  We will show you how to make it to the country of your choosing.


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Finding the appropriate program, enrolling at the host university, formalities - you should know all this when planning a semester abroad.


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Intercultural education without studying abroad - We will show you, how you can gather international experiences without leaving Aachen.


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Studies, internship, or final thesis? Find the study abroad that is right for you.  We will gladly help.


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Study Abroad with a Child

What do I need to think about if I am going abroad next semester and have a child? Tips & tricks are available here.

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Course guide, information on seminars, bridge courses - an overview of classes.

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Scholarships & Funding

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Are you looking for a scholarship? We will show you where to apply.

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Online Services

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W-LAN, eduroam, user administration TIM, software portal for students, CAMPUS-Office, eLEarning witht L2P - important network services at a glance.

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Practical Hints & Tips

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Libraries, study rooms, RWTH Blue Card functions - useful information at a glance.

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Academic Transcripts

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Bachelor's and Master's diplomas - how long it takes to get them, what they look like, and answers to frequently asked questions

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Doctoral Studies

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Do you want to continue researching after your studies?  We can show you what opportunities RWTH Aachen offers its doctoral studies: from scholarship programs to further skills trainings.

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Your degree is in the bag, and your future awaits you - We can help you with your applications, find your first job, and point you to further training opportunities and business fairs.

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Extracurricular & Leisure Activities

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Leave a lecture and enjoy your free time! Whether University Sports, orchestra, or volunteering - life in Aachen has a great deal to offer, so that time spent outside of studying is never boring.

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Advice & Assistance

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Advising and Services for Students

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Departmental Advisors

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Student Councils within Faculties

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Student Health Management

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A Good Academic Start in Engineering

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Psychological Counseling

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Academic Trainings

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Conflict Managment

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Students with Disabilities

Family Services Team © Copyright: HEIKE LACHMANN

Family Services Center