Program and Exchange Students (Incoming)

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The best time in one’s life is the university period when you can explore opportunities, live your dream and do whatever you are enthusiastic about. Going to RWTH Aachen University was the best decision in my life.

Ruirui Zhang


Information about the new Coronavirus

We would like to inform all students that RWTH Aachen University is monitoring the situation related to the new Coronavirus (COVID-19) with the utmost attention and is carefully following the advice of the local and national authorities.

The information about the current situation is updated daily on our website. At the current time the university is continuing all teaching and administrative activities and we are accepting all exchange students as usual. If this changes we will inform our partner universities as soon as possible.

For urgent questions, please get in touch with Incoming Student Services. There will be no in-person office hours until further notice.

Online Consultation for Incomings via Zoom, every Tuesday from 10:30 to 11:30am (Code: 979349).


You are planning to spend some time in Germany as part of your studies and have chosen RWTH Aachen University? As well as the classic exchange programs such as Erasmus+ or RWTH Exchange Worldwide, RWTH Aachen offers a wide selection of mobility options. We will be happy to help you find the necessary information on exchange opportunities, programs, application and admission, as well as helpful tips on organizing your stay.



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On the webpages below you will find important information on our various mobility programs and everything you need to know about planning and organizing your stay:


Exchange Programs

Mobility Programs

Planning your stay


Welcome Week for International Students

During Your Stay

Information for Partner Universities

Students who are not taking part in one of RWTH’s exchange or mobility programs can apply as Free Movers that is non-exchange, Visiting Project Students including DAAD RISE and DAAD WISE scholars, or as Erasmus+ interns:

Other Forms of Mobility

You can also take part in one of the RWTH International Academy summer schools.


Important Information

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