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Dentistry, Department

Medizinische Fakultät at the RWTH Aachen

  • Pauwelsstraße 30
  • 52074 Aachen
  • Phone: +49 241 80-89165
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General remarks
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Basic information

Total number of students 500
Number of master degree students no Master's degree courses offered
Provision of instruments pre-clinical
Provision of instruments for clinical studies

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 84.3 % *


Publications per professor 9.7
Citations per publication 6.6
Third party funds per professor 171.3
Doctorates per professor 3.3
Habilitation treatises in ten years 5.0
Research reputation 10.9 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.8
Courses offered 3.2
Study organisation 2.3
Exams 2.4
Research orientation 2.6
Job market preparation 2.0
Support for stays abroad 4.0
Rooms 1.7
Library 2.2
IT-infrastructure 2.7
Dentist's Chairs 1.9
Phantom Heads 1.8
Overall study situation 2.3

Degree courses with details

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
    Collaboration with the specialist disciplines as part of the synoptic treatment approach; Short referrals between cons. and prosthetics, integrated treatment planning in the 1st clinical course. Integration of digital dentistry (optical impression systems, chairside production of restorations) + implant prosthetics in the clinical courses. Students participation in clinical studies. Qualification profiles in digital dentistry + implants and implant prosthetics. Intensive use of digital media + learning for preclinical and clinical training. Modern teaching concepts (case-based, sim. patients etc.) and examination formats (OSCE)
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The Dentistry programme in Aachen has three faculty partner universities as part of ERASMUS+ for study visits and one in Brazil, with a focus on research stays. Dentistry students can use the places at the partner universities of the university for study or research. Students can obtain specific information on this. Medical traineeships are mostly completed through projects of in-house lecturers in developing countries and are financed by a DAAD travel allowance.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Univerza v Mariboru, Slowenien; Universidad 'Alfonso X El Sabio', Spanien; Univerzita Karlova v Praze, Tschechien; Universidade de São Paulo, Brasilien; Peking University, China; Osaka University, Japan; University of British Columbia, Kanada; Seoul National University; Südkorea; National Taiwan University, Taiwan; University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Centre for Mental Health for Students (ZPG) at Aachen University Hospital, examination adjustments for chronically ill students at RWTH Aachen, advisory services provided by RWTH Aachen for students with disabilities or chronic illness
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    TANDEMmed, TANDEMpeerMED and TANDEMplusMED are mentoring programmes which have now become established as an effective instrument in personnel development and promoting young scientists. They are used very specifically to attract and retain young female scientists in particular at various stages of their academic career development. All the TANDEM programmes are based on the Mentoring-Training-Networking modules and are part of a framework programme.
  • Other special features
    Medical reference library; Rental laptops; Free Wi-Fi across the university; Computer rooms, online examinations, registration and evaluation for courses; e-media Skills Lab (https://emedia-medizin.rwth-aachen.de/); AIXTRA Dental; Modern classrooms; New microscopes; tuition in small groups; Simulated patients; Didactic training for lecturers; Innovative teaching projects; Articulators and facebows available on loan; 24-hour training dummy room
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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