All incoming students at RWTH Aachen University, that is international exchange and program students as well as Free Movers, Visiting Project Students and Erasmus+ interns, register on the Incoming Online Portal of RWTH Aachen.

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



Please read the step-by-step instructions completely before registering in the Incoming Online portal:


The Incoming Online Portal

On the Incoming Online Portal you will find various application forms which are sorted according to program or student group. In the step-by-step guide you will find detailed information about creating a user account, registration and application.


Application Documents

For some programs it is necessary to upload certain documents. Further information about the requirements and necessary application documents can be found on the following program pages:

Other forms of mobility:

When Can You Apply?

Please observe the program-specific nomination and application deadlines on individual websites created for each program. Applications received after the deadline may be rejected.

What Happens Next?

After you have completed your online registration, you will receive an automatic email confirmation containing your application form as PDF file. Please save the file for your future reference. For some mobility programs it is necessary to also send us the PDF form by email before the deadline. Further information can be found in our step-by-step guide.

After receiving your application the International Office will check your documents and, if your application is complete, further your documents to the relevant faculty. You will then receive an admission letter and further information about enrollment and planning your stay.