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Chemistry, Department

Fakultät 1 - Fakultät für Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften at the RWTH Aachen

Fachgruppe Chemie

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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 1,400
Number of master degree students 408

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees Median 6,0; Source: Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Teaching of technical/professional competence 10/10 points
Teaching of methodological competence 9/10 points
Teaching of interdisciplinary competence 7/10 points
Study organisation 1.8
Laboratory internships 2.3
Overall study situation 2.1
Return rate of the questionnaires The results are based on the answers of 31 (13,4 % of the invited) students.

Degree courses with details

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 190
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The degree courses offered in the Department of Chemistry at RWTH Aachen form the foundation for a modern inter-disciplinary education at the highest level with a clearly defined academic profile. The areas of specialisation in the academic studies correspond to the research focuses of the Department of Chemistry. Prospective teachers also learn didactic tools to be able to convey the fascination for Chemistry to pupils.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The RWTH particularly stands out for many interdisciplinary and international projects and partnerships. These enable students to gain international experience during their studies, for example, through research placements abroad.
  • Support for founders
    The Entrepreneurship Center at RWTH Aachen has been providing support to students and scientists who are interested in starting their own business since the year 2000. As part of the Aachen entrepreneurial region, the Entrepreneurship Center promotes the enterprise culture at RWTH Aachen and provides comprehensive advisory services to students and scientists who are interested in starting their own business. http://www.rwth-aachen.de/cms/root/Die-RWTH/Einrichtungen/Einrichtungen-A-Z/~fkiq/Gruenderzentrum/
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Everyone is supposed to have full access to studying at the RWTH. The university is therefore especially committed to the special requirements of students with disabilities or chronic illness. From barrier-free access for lecture halls and facilities to rest rooms as well as competent and individual advisory services: http://www.rwth-aachen.de/cms/root/Studium/Beratung-Hilfe/~eji/Studium-mit-Handicap/
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    For RWTH, equal opportunity and diversity among the members of the university are key attributes of an innovative and vital higher education institution and centrally important to guaranteeing excellent research and teaching: http://www.rwth-aachen.de/cms/root/Die-RWTH/Profil/~eni/Gender-Diversity/
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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