Brazil is one of the countries of focus in RWTH's internationalization strategy. Collaboration with Brazilian universities, research institutions, and industry partners there plays a prominent role.



Benjamin Pietsch

International Office


+49 241 80 90686



General Information about Brazil

You can get general information about Brazil from the following institutions:

Information about Studies in Brazil


Please use your institute's contacts to organize an internship in Brazil. This is the most important source of information for you.

For general information on internships abroad, please visit RWTH's webpages on Internship Placements Abroad. The German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD, provides a comprehensive overview of internship and funding opportunities abroad. From time to time, the Career Center announces internship offers for Brazil.

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 Rio de Janeiro, which can provide you with further information.

The German-Brazilian Chamber of Industry and Commerce offers internships.

Research Funding Organizations

RWTH Aachen Exchange Programs

Here you can find an overview of RWTH Aachen's partner universities. Please get more information about the faculty partnership from your faculty's study abroad coordinator. We recommend attending a group advising session for Latin America. You can find the dates here.

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

Funding Possibilities

RWTH Aachen offers the following scholarship program for exchanges with Brazil:

These pages offer comprehensive information about different scholarship programs:

Learning Portuguese

  • The RWTH Aachen Language Center offers language courses for different learning niveaus.
  • The Intercultural Center of Aachen Students INCAS facilitates language tandems.

Through the BeBuddy Program you have the possibility of meeting Brazilian exchange students.