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Electrical / Information Engineering, Department

Fakultät 6 - Fakultät für Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik at the RWTH Aachen

  • Mies-van-der-Rohe-Straße 15
  • 52074 Aachen
  • Phone: +49 241 80-27570
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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Percentage of teaching by practitioners 3.9 %

Support during the study entry phase

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

International orientation

Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 0.2 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 9.9 %
Share of professors with work experience 12.8 %


Publications per academic 3.0
Citations per publication 2.3
Third party funds per academic 156.9 T€
Doctorates per professor 2.5

Electrical / Information Engineering

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Collaborative degree course with orientation semester; Extended initial study phase; Get to the university and university of applied sciences. Bachelor’s degree course: Broad basic training; High proportion of practicals; project work in the first and fourth semesters with early introduction to research; Exercises in small groups; flexible transition to the Master's degree course; Study abroad and work placement abroad, from the third academic year; choice of five areas of specialisation. Master's degree course: 6 specialisations, mostly English-language courses; Options; numerous exchange programmes worldwide (double degree); Industrial clerkship.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Our international links enable our students to expand their cross-cultural skills at renowned universities around the world. Students can spend one or two semesters studying abroad at one of our international partner universities during the Bachelor's or Master's degree course, either as "free-mover" or within the ERASMUS programme. We also offer double degrees as part of the so-called T.I.M.E. programmes. Our foreign partners are the French Écoles Centrales, KTH Stockholm, CTU Prague, UPC Madrid, Keio Tokyo, Bauman University Moscow.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    KTH (Kungl Tekniska Högsklolan) , Stockholm, Schweden; Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Schweden; NTNU (Norwegian University of Science and Technology), Trondheim, Norwegen; Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, Vereinigtes Königreich; CTU Prague, Prag, Tschechien; Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokio, Japan; Taiwan Tech, Taipeh, Taiwan; Tsinghua University, Peking, China; University of Alberta, Edmonton, Kanada; Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Due to the top position in research, students in all our teaching and research areas have access to the latest technology: Various study rooms with PC workstations, laboratories (clean room, chemistry, electrical laboratory), workshops (mechanics, electrics and electronics), CAVE space for projecting three-dimensional virtual reality environments, part of the e-mobility conurbation (E-Mobility-Ballungsraum) for developing and improving electric cars, especially battery storage technology, PC cluster for highly parallel computer architectures, Germany's most modern antenna measuring facility, real time digital simulator.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The research specialisations are: Energy and Environment, Information and Communication Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Micro- and Nanoelectronics. The research is carried out as part of interdisciplinary collaborations. The following are worth menti
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(S)-Students' judgements  (F)-Facts  (P)-Professors' judgements
(E&I)= Electrical / Information Engineering (IntDiscip)= very interdisciplinary and thus not classified;
As the ranking is done for the whole subject area, for the single "sub-subjects" it can happen that not all rank groups are represented in all criteria.
Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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