Semester Dates

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Re-registration, listening to lectures, submitting exams - what you can do and when during the semester is available here in an overview.

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Transition to University

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Getting to know the various offers available at RWTH will help you master the initial phase of your studies. You will find tips and tricks for a smooth transition to university on the following pages.

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The fee for the next semester is due?  Here you can find out how much to pay and where to transfer it to.  Please remember to re-register on time, so that you can continue to study without a hitch.

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Formal Matters

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Leave of Absence

A semester abroad is coming up?  Or are you doing an internship soon?  On this page you can find out for what reasons you can take a leave of absence from RWTH Aachen.

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University Placement Swap

You want to give up your university placement here, for example, in medicine or dentistry, and get a spot at another German university in the same course of study.

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Pregnancy and Maternity Leave

Since January 1, 2018, the Maternity Protection Act also applies to female students. Find out what implications this has here.

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Transferring to Another Degree Program

Do you want to transfer to another degree program? Here you find, how to do so.

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Termination of Enrollment

Application for termination of enrollment, process, contact persons

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Dual Enrollment

Studying two courses of study simultaneously - it is possible at RWTH Aachen. However, you should be aware of a few things if you decide to do so.

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Exams & Final Theses

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Registration and cancellation, withdrawal, accomodations for disabled and chronically ill students - all regulations, forms, and advising information is available here.

Student Research


research programs are available during your studies at RWTH Aachen.

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International Opportunities

Here you find information about possibilities for stays abroad, where internships abroad are offered, and how to organize study abroad.

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RWTH Go Abroad Week

Would you like to go abroad, but still have questions regarding requirements, options, and funding? No problem: RWTH's International Office is hosting the Go Abroad Week!

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Financing Your Studies Abroad

Costs and funding opportunities play a decisive role when choosing where to study abroad. In most countries, universities charge high tuition fees

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Course guide, information on seminars, bridge courses - an overview of classes.

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Scholarships & Funding

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Are you looking for a scholarship? We will show you where to apply.

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Online Services

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WLAN, eduroam, identity management, software portal for students, RWTHonline, eLearning with RWTHmoodle – all important services in one overview.

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Practical Hints & Tips

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Libraries, study rooms, RWTH Blue Card functions - useful information at a glance.

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Academic Transcripts

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After successful completion of your studies, you will receive your graduation documents from us.  Here you can find out how, when, and from whom you will receive your transcript.

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Doctoral Studies

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Do you want to continue researching after your studies?  We can show you what opportunities RWTH Aachen offers its doctoral studies: from scholarship programs to further skills trainings.

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Your degree is in the bag, and your future awaits you - We can help you with your applications, find your first job, and point you to further training opportunities and business fairs.

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Extracurricular & Leisure Activities

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Leave a lecture and enjoy your free time! Whether University Sports, orchestra, or volunteering - life in Aachen has a great deal to offer, so that time spent outside of studying is never boring.

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Advice & Assistance

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Advising for Students

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Departmental Advisors

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Student Councils within Faculties

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Student Health Management

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Psychological Counseling

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Academic Trainings

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Conflict Managment

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Students with Disabilities

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Family Services Center