Application Information

The RWTH International Academy will offer this new master programme for the winter semester 2016/17. The website will be updated frequently.

Application Process - Overview

From November 2015 on, you can apply online. Please follow the steps of the online system:

  • Once you have finished the online process, please print the application form and send it via post to the address printed on the cover page of the online application.
  • Application deadline is March 1 of each year. The documents have to reach us via post by this deadline!
  • Full information about all general requirements and the application process can be found here: Applicants

Specific Requirements 

  • Academic first degree: a Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline, such as Automotive, Aerospace or Energy Engineering, Manufacturing, Structural, Industrial or Production Engineering, awarded by an internationally recognized university-level institution.
  • Good performance in your undergraduate studies.

Fundamental knowledge in the following subjects:

  • mechanics
  • material science
  • thermodynamics
  • machine design
  • informatics
  • mathematics
  • physics

Furthermore in:

  • fluid mechanics
  • automatic control
  • finite elements
  • modelling
  • theory of vibrations
  • manufacturing engineering
  • CAD.

Online Course by RWTH's School of Business and Economics

  • Basic knowledge in business administration is requested as an admission requirement. Students with no previous knowledge in management have to participate in a preparatory online course conducted by the school of business and economics at the RWTH Aachen University prior to the beginning of the course (July to September).
  • More information: Module Description (pdf) and Kick Off Presentation of 2014 (pdf)

Professional Practical Work Experience

Professional work experience of as a rule no less than one year is expected (see also Applicants). The proof of work experience must include the following information:
  • Complete address and stamp of the company
  • Contact details and reference of supervisor
  • Date of joining and, if applicable, resignation date
  • Weekly hours
  • Job position
  • Short task description


Last updated date

Nov 6 2015 - 1:49pm