Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

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world rank  195

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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 Innovation, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of the state 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 147 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. RWTH Aachen also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection 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 Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 400-499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerium für Innovation, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen


Year of first Accreditation
1870

Affiliations

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

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018