Founded in 1870, the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH Aachen University) 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. Officially 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 very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution. Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH 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 152-year-old German higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records 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, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.
|Name (English)||RWTH Aachen University|
|Name||Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen|
|Colours||Blue and white|
52062 North Rhine-Westphalia
|+49 (241) 801|
|+49 (241) 80 92312|
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The following RWTH Aachen University's Study Areas/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 RWTH Aachen University's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic RWTH Aachen University's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has RWTH Aachen University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.
RWTH Aachen University's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.RWTH Aachen University has more than 11100 international students.
When deciding on a university or evaluating its worth, university size and profile hold significance. Here are potential reasons why university size and profile can influence students' choices.
uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for RWTH Aachen University.
RWTH Aachen University has an enrollment range of 35,000-39,999 students making it a very large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 700-799 academic employees (Faculty).
RWTH Aachen University is a public higher education institution.
RWTH Aachen University is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
RWTH Aachen University does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of RWTH Aachen University's main facilities:
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.
uniRank provides below an overview of RWTH Aachen University's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
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RWTH Aachen University is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas 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.
uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
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