Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

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world rank  187

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University Overview

Founded in 1870, Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH Aachen University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Aachen (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia), Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH Aachen) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH Aachen) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 149 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name RWTH Aachen University
Acronym RWTH Aachen
Founded 1870
Motto Zukunft beginnt mit uns
Future starts with us
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Templergraben 55
Aachen (population range: 250,000-499,999)
52062 North Rhine-Westphalia
Germany
T +49 (241) 801
F +49 (241) 80 92312

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office International Office of RWTH Aachen University
Aachen 52062
+49 (241) 80 90660

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen


Year of first Accreditation

1870

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • TU9 German Institutes of Technology e. V. (TU9)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019