Target Country: France


Funding for the T.I.M.E. Double Master Program

Students in the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, who are interested in participating in a T.I.M.E. program at French partner university, may be able obtain funding from the Deutsch-Französische Hochschule.

Who is eligible for a scholarship when participating in a T.I.M.E. program in France?

RWTH students may apply who:

  • at the time of application, in March, are in their third semester,
  • will have an average grade of 2.0; the foundation of this is made up of available individual exam grades,
  • have good academic performance in mathematics and physics, as also proven by the Abitur of certificate,
  • are proficient in French,
  • are EU nationals enrolled in one of the named RWTH Aachen courses of study,
  • are confident they meet the requirements of studying at a university with highly different structures, attend lectures and sit exams in a foreign language.

RWTH Aachen students, who only possess French citizenship are excluded from participation, as based on the Centrale Supélec Paris eligibility requirements.

Length of Scholarship

The two year stay at one of the five École Centrales is funded by mobility grants from the Deutsch-Französische-Hochschule.


Scholarship Amount

The mobility support amounts to ten monthly installments of 270 Euros, that is 20 installments for the two-year-program.

Students, who receive BAföG funding, will receive the same amount of funding as all other students.

The scholarship from the Deutsch-Franzözische Hochschule can be combined with the Germany Scholarship.

Parallel ERASMUS funding, however, is not permitted.

Where can applications be submitted?

Interested students must submit the application by March 15 of the year in which they wish to begin their studies abroad. Please submit the entire application to the International Office. The respective faculties will select applicants based on the requirements listed above.


Deutsch-Französische Hochschule Certificate

Graduates of the T.I.M.E. program can also receive a certificate from the Deutsch-Französische Hochschule, DFH for short, to include in their application materials as an attractive and significant document, identifying them as a double degree graduate.

You must request the certificate from the program officer Claudia Hanke at the Deutsch-Französische Hochschule. The certificate looks like this.