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Fachhochschule Aachen

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Founded in 1971, the Fachhochschule Aachen (Aachen University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Aachen (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. This institution also has a branch campus in Jülich. Officially recognized by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia), Fachhochschule Aachen (FH Aachen) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Fachhochschule Aachen (FH Aachen) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 52-year-old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this German higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. FH Aachen also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Fachhochschule Aachen's Control Typepublic


Fachhochschule Aachen's Entity Typenon-profit


Fachhochschule Aachen' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Fachhochschule Aachen's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name (English) Aachen University of Applied Sciences
Acronym FH Aachen
Founded 1971
Motto Praktisch gut. Theoretisch auch.
Good in practice. And in theory.
Colours Mint, white and black

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University Location

Address Bayernallee 11
52066 North Rhine-Westphalia
Fachhochschule Aachen's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Fachhochschule Aachen Phone Number +49 (241) 6009 50
Fachhochschule Aachen Fax Number +49 (241) 6009 51090
Other locations Jülich

Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Fachhochschule Aachen's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Fachhochschule Aachen's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Fachhochschule Aachen's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Fachhochschule Aachen.

Fachhochschule Aachen: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

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Fachhochschule Aachen's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Fachhochschule Aachen's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Fachhochschule Aachen a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Fachhochschule Aachen's acceptance rate range is 40-49% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Fachhochschule Aachen's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Fachhochschule Aachen's Admission Office Admission Office

Studierendensekretariat FH Aachen, Postfach 100560
Aachen 52005
(241) 6009 51612
(241) 6009 51613

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Fachhochschule Aachen.

Fachhochschule Aachen's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Fachhochschule Aachen has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Fachhochschule Aachen's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 700-799 academic employees (Faculty).

Fachhochschule Aachen's Control Type Control Type

Fachhochschule Aachen is a public higher education institution.

Fachhochschule Aachen's Entity Type Entity Type

Fachhochschule Aachen is a non-profit higher education institution.

Fachhochschule Aachen's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Fachhochschule Aachen's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Fachhochschule Aachen does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Fachhochschule Aachen's Library University Library

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Fachhochschule Aachen's Housing University Housing

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Fachhochschule Aachen's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Fachhochschule Aachen's main services:

Fachhochschule Aachen's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Fachhochschule Aachen's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Fachhochschule Aachen's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Fachhochschule Aachen's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Fachhochschule Aachen's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation


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Fachhochschule Aachen's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Fachhochschule Aachen is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • European University Association
  • HochschulAllianz für Angewandte Wissenschaften (HAWtech)

Academic Structure


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  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and fields of study a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.

Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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