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RWTH Aachen University

Germany

184th US-News World Ranking

RWTH Aachen University is a public university which was established in the year 1870 and is located in Aachen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. There are two core areas of the university: midtown and Melaten district. The University is considered as the largest technical university in Germany. 

RWTH Aachen University comprises nine faculties; Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences, Faculty of Architecture, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Georesources and Materials Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, School of Business and Economics, and Faculty of Medicine. The university cooperates with the Fraunhofer-Institutes situated in the Melaten district of Aachen. These institutes offer workshops, courses, and lectures for the students of RWTH Aachen; Applied Information Technology, Fraunhofer-Institute for Laser Technology, Fraunhofer-Institute for Production Technology, Fraunhofer-Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology. The university also consists of a graduate school: The Aachen Institute for advanced study in Computational Engineering Science (AICES). Research at AICES is broadly in the area of Computational engineering, solving inverse problems that find applications in mathematics, computer science and engineering, mechanical engineering and natural sciences.

RWTH Aachen University has more than 45,377 which include 6,798 Undergraduate students, 3,219 Graduate students, and 9,651 International students. The university has more than 5,913 faculty members. 

RWTH Aachen University provides scholarship opportunities to the students on the basis of academic excellence. RWTH Aachen was chosen by the DFG as one of nine German Universities of Excellence for its future concept RWTH 2020: Meeting Global Challenges and additionally won funding for one graduate school and three clusters of excellence. The university also provides the students with a library that has an incredible number of scientific books, journals, and electronic media. 

Notable Alumni: Peter Debye (Nobel laureate),  Helmut Zahn (Chemist)  

RWTH Aachen University Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

2.5
GPA
27
IB
60
Percentage
10%
Acceptance Rate

Cost

Fees

Bachelors: No tuition fees

Masters: No tuition fees

Deadlines

Bachelors: Winter: October 31, Summer: April 30

Masters: Winter: October 31, Summer: April 30

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

RWTH Aachen University Rankings

Global

184
US News
145
QS
201 -300
Shanghai
107
Times Higher Education
144
Guardian
144
GTU Rank

Regional

Germany
11
US News
11 -21
Shanghai
6
Times Higher Education

Regional

Europe
77
US News
29
Times Higher Education
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University Stats

University Stats
44500

Students

University Stats
6000

Faculty Strength

University Stats
8

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
10
%

Acceptance Rate

University Stats
380

Tuition Fees

University Stats
9500

Living Cost

University Stats
300

Other Fees

University Stats
2.5

Avg. GPA

University Stats
27

Avg. IB

University Stats
60
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
6

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in EUR

Reach Out

Templergraben 55, Aachen,Germany

info@rwth-aachen.de

(+49) 241 80 1

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