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RWTH Aachen University - One of Europe's Leading Universities in Engineering & Sciences

RWTH Aachen University is one of the largest and most renowned universities of technology in Germany which offers top-level study and research opportunities. Numerous partnerships between RWTH Aachen University and international universities as well as industrial companies offer excellent professional and personal perspectives for students and graduates.

Every year, a large number of international students and scientists come to the university to benefit from its high-quality study programs and excellent facilities; currently around 40,000 students are enrolled 5,000 of whom are international students hailing from 120 different countries.

RWTH Aachen University has achieved international recognition in several fields of engineering and science, especially Mechanical Engineering. This is also reflected in various rankings, e.g. the RWTH Aachen University is now among the top 20 (place 17) universities by subject Engineering & Technology - Mechanical Engineering according to the QS World Ranking.

RWTH International Academy - The Difference

As the official Academy for continuing and international education attached to the RWTH Aachen University, the International Academy cooperates closely with various institutes of the university to offer programs specially designed for an international target group.

While the International Academy is in charge of an intense extracurricular supporting program, the scientific responsibility of all programs is held by the RWTH Aachen University’s institutes – leading to an official degree awarded by the RWTH Aachen University itself.


Scholarships & funding

We are glad to announce that RWTH International Academy awards scholarships for selected Master's Degree Programs and Summer School Programs every year. For more information have a look at the individual program details.


Join RWTH Aachen University, one of the largest and most renowned universities of technology in Germany which offers top level study and research opportunities.

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Awards & Accreditations

Mechanical Engineering - 1st place in Germany

QS World University Rankings

Electrical Engineering - 2nd place in Germany

QS World University Rankings

Chemical Engineering - 1st place in Germany

QS World University Rankings

Student lifestyle

Aachen - live where history meets technology

The city of Aachen is the most western metropolis in Germany. It is located directly at the border triangle with the Netherlands and Belgium and in the heart of Europe. Aachen is the perfect starting point for city trips and excursions into nature!
No matter if you are interested in sports, arts, or culture, there are plenty of options to enjoy your stay.


Summer School Programs (only on-campus):
The accommodation is included in the program fees. For the duration of your Summer School, you will be staying in one of Aachen's boarding houses or in student accommodation on campus. For more information have a look at our website.


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RWTH International Academy

Campus-Boulevard 30
52074 Aachen

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