China is one of the countries of focus in RWTH's internationalization strategy. Collaboration with Chinese universities and research institutions plays a prominent role.



Peter Hartges

Tsinghua Program


+49 241 80 90683





Kai-Uwe Schröder

Rector's Delegate for Collaboration with China


+49 241 80-98631


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General Information about China

You can get a general overview of China from the following sites:

Information about Studies in China

You can get information about studies in China here:

Summer Schools

Summer school for TU9 students at the Beijing Institute of Technology


Information on internships in China can be found at the following website.

For general information on internships abroad, please visit the University's web pages on Internship Placements Abroad. The German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD, provides a comprehensive overview of internship and funding opportunities (de) abroad. From time to time, the Career Center announces internship offers from Chinese institutions and companies.

Depending on your subject of study, the organizations IAESTE and AIESEC can assist you with internship placements.

The German Academic Exchange Service has a liaison office in Beijing, the DAAD Office Beijing, which can provide you with further information.

The KOPRA internet platform offers a database of internship offers in East Asia.


RWTH Aachen maintains the following research collaboration:

Tsinghua Strategic Partnership

Research Funding Organizations

RWTH Aachen Exchange Programs

Here you can find an overview of RWTH Aachen's Chinese partner universities. Please get more information about the faculty partnership from your faculty's study abroad coordinator.

We recommend attending our group advising sessions.

Furthermore, you can also find information about different exchange and study programs at Chinese universities on the corresponding webpages.

Here you can find information about language and technical Summer Schools and Winter Schools.

Funding Possibilities

RWTH Aachen offers the following scholarship programs for exchanges with China:

You can find comprehensive information about different scholarship programs on the following websites:

You can find general information about scholarships and funding on our scholarship page.

Learning Chinese

  • The RWTH Language Center offers language courses for different learning levels

  • RWTH students may pay a reduced fee for the Summer Schools at partner universities

  • The Intercultural Center of Aachen Students INCAS facilitates language tandems

  • Through the BeBuddy Program you have the possibility of meeting Chinese exchange students

  • The Landespracheninstitut at Ruhr University of Bochum also offers the LSI-Sinicum course program.

China and Chinese Culture in Germany