Practical Hints and Tips

  Female student sitting on a wall with an open book, apple, and thermos next to her Copyright: © Martin Braun

From your morning coffee to the lecture hall finder to an umbrella with the RWTH logo – it's practical to know where to find this and that in everyday university life.


RWTH BlueCard

A student ID, payment card for the dining hall, and library card have been at RWTH Aachen à la carte since summer semester 2011. Information about everything the multifunctional card can do, how to get it, and data protection is in the RWTH BlueCard portal.

Dining Hall Menus

Hearty or exotic? A sumptuous meal or snack for in between? There is a suitable meal time for everyone in the RWTH Aachen dining halls and cafeterias. What is currently on the menu, where you find the dining halls, and more information.

Study Rooms

Construction site around the corner too loud? Couch at home too enticing? Look no further than RWTH Aachen's study rooms. Working in a concentrated atmosphere and excellent company are on the agenda here.


Book out of stock? Then it is worth it to take a look in one of the branches of the RWTH Aachen University Library or in the institute and chairs' libraries.

RWTH Navigator

The RWTH Navigator is practical tool to when looking for lecture halls, institutes, RWTH institutions, and parking spaces. Maps can be shared and used to plan your route.

Family Card

It's not always easy to balance studies and children. If you are raising children or caring for family, the family card offers many advantages that make everyday life a bit easier.


Did the uninvited Aachen rain catch you again? Are you looking for a small souvenir from an exchange year at RWTH Aachen? There are numerous items with the University's logo in our RWTH Shop, from umbrellas to rain jackets. And our staff will gladly help you to find the right lecture hall or the Bistro.