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Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

  • Templergraben 55
  • 52062 Aachen
  • Phone: +49 241 80-1
This Institution is also featured in the international Ranking U-Multirank.
Basic information
Year of Foundation 1870
Student total 42306
Students at the location 42306
Tuition fees
Semester Contribution 232,72 €
Central services
Opening times central course guidance
Mon-Fri (except Wed) 10:00-12:00, Mon and Wed 14:00-16:00. Appointments can also be arranged for other times.
Special features library
The library system consists of the main library and decentralised specialist libraries; Specialisations in the field of Engineering and Natural Sciences; High proportion of electronic media (books, journals, databases); Extensive courses and guidance on academic resources (research) and work tools (delivery administration programmes); Patent and standards centre with specialised courses (order searches); Extensive and differentiated options for academic publishing (organised repository of the RWTH, open access, bibliometry, research data). more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre offering the following programmes: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German as a Foreign Language, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish and Turkish. more information
Special features University Sports
14 events held every year; Winter sports courses in the snow sports hall in the Netherlands; Diverse health-oriented sports programme; Illuminated running track, 1,060 m in length; 3 illuminated cage football pitches with artificial turf (year-round usage possible); Multi-functional beach site with 6 stations; University fitness centre, with 65 endurance machines and 140 strength-training stations distributed across 1,050 m²; RWTH and FH break-time exercises in 140 courses for approx. 1,000 staff; Courses to acquire soft skills with 10 credit points in several courses in the field of Event Management. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. The students of the RWTH may participate in all sports programmes of the NRW institutions of higher education. more information
Areas of study offered
Medicine, Health Science
6,9 %
Mathematics, Natural Sciences
22,5 %
Law, Economic, Social Sciences
6,0 %
Language, Civilisation Studies
7,1 %
Engineering Science
57,4 %
Other studies
0,1 %
Types of degrees
57,0 %
27,7 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
7,1 %
Other types of degrees
8,2 %
Last update : Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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