Rheinish-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH) is one of Germany’s leading technical universities with very close connections to the industry. The University has about 40 000 students and is located in the central parts of Aachen, also known as the city of Europe, thanks to its closeness to both the Netherlands and Belgium.
University in brief
Language of instruction: German and some degrees are offered in English. B1 level is required. Academic calendar: October - March, March - September Credit system: ECTS Website:www.rwth-aachen.de Note: The academic calendar differs substantially from KTH's.
Number of spots: approx. 10 spots per semester Grade requirements: No grade requirements
Programme specific information
If your programme or your school is not listed below, contact the international coordinator at your school.
We have an exchange agreement with the School of Business and Economics at RWTH Aachen, for students at the Master's Programme In Real Estate and Construction Management. There are quite many courses offered in English within this subject area. Max 1/3 of the courses can be chosen from other faculties. Please investigate the courses offered carefully.
The exchange is with the "Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology". The Masters programme in Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Computer Engineering is offered in English and knowledge in German is not required for courses in this programme.
Three full year spots/six terms within electrical engineering and one full-year/two terms within information technology.