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Mathematics, Department

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

Fachgruppe Mathematik

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General remarks
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Basic information

Total number of students 960
Number of master degree students 190
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 0.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 2.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 78.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 73.6 %


Publications per academic 1.8
Third party funds per academic 41.0 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.8

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 1.5
Exams 2.0
Research orientation 2.2
Support for stays abroad
Library 2.1
IT-infrastructure 2.4
Overall study situation 1.8

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 1.7
Study organisation 1.4
Transition to Master's studies 1.4
Research orientation 1.7
Overall study situation 1.6

Degree courses with details

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 130
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Bachelor of Education, Master of Education
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Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Agreement with the University of Western Australia, October 2017 an agreement was signed between RWTH Aachen University and Beijing Institute of Technology.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Arizona, USA; Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spanien; Aalto-yliopisto, Finnland; German University, of Technology in Oman, Oman; Universitat de Barcelona, Spanien; Lunds universitet, Schweden; University of York, Großbritannien; National University of Ireland, Irland; Queen Mary University of London,Großbritannien; Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Frankreich
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Two computer rooms with a total of 48 workplaces; Mathematics library with around 96 workstations, stock of approx. 23,750 books, 42 current journals, 40 electronic journals, specialist collection in Didactics of Mathematics; Statistics Library with a stock of approx. 6,000 volumes and approx. 30 journal subscriptions.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Numerous cooperations within and outside the RWTH (with universities and companies) Participation in the graduate school AICES; participation in special research areas, graduate colleges: "Experimental and Constructive Algebra", "Energy, Entropy and Dissipative Dynamics"; DFG-SFB/Transregio: "Symbolic Tools in Mathematics and Their Applications"; various areas of concentration in the master's degree course.
  • Other special features
    Once a semester, the so-called year conference takes place; the lecturers of the courses from the first four semesters meet with the students and the students report on how the courses went from their point of view.
  • Further information on research activities
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