Why RWTH Aachen?

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RWTH Aachen University is a place where the future of our industrialized world is thought out. The University proves itself as a internationally recognized hotspot, where innovative answers to global challenges are developed.  The academic education at our university is application oriented.  As a result, our graduates are sought after as talented researchers and leaders.


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Choosing A Course of Study

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You aren't sure what you want to study? Find out: for example with our Self Assessments, where you enter your personal interests and abilities online.

Courses of Study

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Become familiar with our courses of study and find out what lies behind the Bachelor and Master degrees.

Admissions Requirements

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Abi certificate, numerus clausus, and a lottery process - no idea what they are?  It doesn't have to stay that way.  We will explain how you can make it here.

Accommodation in Aachen


That's how many beds Aachen Student Services has to offer students.  Where to find apartments or living communities (WG), get help on financing, and why it is sometimes worth it to cross the border.

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*** Beratung und Angebote für Schülerinnen, Schüler und Studieninteressierte ***

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Bridge Courses

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Repeat school math one more time? Polish up basic chemistry skills? Take part in our preliminary courses or attend an online course befor your studies!

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Advice & Assistance

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Student Advice Centre

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Departmental Advisors

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Student Councils within Faculties

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Students with Disabilities

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Students with Children

Becoming a Student Made Easy

See how easy enrollment is at RWTH Aachen

Zoë Takvorian studies German and English Teacher Training at RWTH Aachen. In this short video she explains how she gathered information in advance and what she had to pay attention to when enrolling at the University.

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