Welcome Center for Newly Appointed Professors



You have accepted an appointment to RWTH Aachen? We wish you a good start at our University! In order to make your transition to Aachen and RWTH as smooth as possible, our Welcome und Dual Career Service offers support and assistance from pre-arrival through the first months on the job. Photo: Thilo Vogel

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We want to assist you in making a quick and successful transition to RWTH Aachen. Feel free to get in touch with us! Photo: Stella Conrads

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Our Services

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Appointments Support

The Appointments Advising Team provides you with guidance and support during the appointment process and during the first months after your start at RWTH Aachen. Photo: Stella Conrads

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Dual Career Service

You have been appointed as a professor at RWTH Aachen? Possibly this raises the question of the professional future of your spouse or partner. If your partner is looking for a new job in the area, we will be happy to provide advice and assistance even before you arrive. Photo: Thilo Vogel

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Onboarding for New Professors

We put you in touch with your new community – quickly and straightforwardly. In this way, we want to assist you in building your academic network at RWTH Aachen right from the start. Furthermore we want to help you quickly find the right contact at the University Administration for your questions. Photo: Thilo Vogel

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Human Resources Management

The success of our University depends to a large degree on our members of staff. Aside from your activities and teaching and research, you will encounter challenges in the area of human resources management. We provide you with supprt and assistance in the areas of staff recruitment and human resources management. Photo:Peter Winandy

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Welcome Event

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As new professors of RWTH Aachen, you are welcomed by the rector and the chancellor of the RWTH Aachen University. The Rectorate provides information about the strategic focus of RWTH Aachen and is looking forward to discussing with you the future challenges faced by our University. Our Vice-Rectors introduce relevant projects of different areas, for example Teaching, Staff Development and Research.

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RWTH Faculty Club

The Faculty Club is the meeting point for professors of RWTH Aachen University. Upon invitation by the rector, faculty members meet for interesting lectures, and for exchange and networking purposes. Photo: Peter Winandy

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Home & Living

We have compiled some information for you and your family which we hope contributes to making your time in Aachen and RWTH enjoyable and successful: you can find tips and hints on Aachen and environs, accommodation, childcare, leisures activities, and more. Photo: Thilo Vogel. 

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Information for Internationals

In cooperation with the RWTH International Office, we have compiled important information for our professors from all over the world. If you have any questions on living and working in Germany, please do not hesitate to contact us! Photo: Timo Merki

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