Why choose us?
Making the decision to invest in a Master of Science degree is a big step in your life, and you should be sure that you are choosing the right programme and the right university.
Why choose us?
There are several reasons why to choose RWTH Aachen University...
- RWTH Aachen University secures top places in university rankings every year:
- In 2015, the university was particularly successful in the field of mechanical engineering, which was ranked place 12 worldwide and the best German university within this subject. Source: QS World University Ranking by Subject.
- RWTH Aachen University is the university with the most alloted research funding in engineering. Source: German Research Foundation (DFG).
Living in the heart of Europe (Video)
- Aachen is located right at the “Border Triangle”, where the borders of Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany meet. The attraction of living in this area includes short travel distances to cities such as Amsterdam, Brussels, Cologne or even Paris.
- Aachen is a safe, open-minded, multi-cultural and not too big student city.
Germany has a much lower crime rate, than the US, Canada or UK according to the Global Study on Homicide 2013. Published in April 2014, by United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).
- Low costs of living in Aachen in comparison to other European or German cities. In the big cities such as Munich, Hamburg or Cologne the rents are much higher than in Aachen. Source: Study in Germany.
- The historic city centre of Aachen has thousands years of history, with the imperial cathedral as its focal point. (Video)
Outstanding student support (Video)
- The experienced and motivated International Student Programmes team takes care of all organizational and administrative matters, and moreover offers an intensive supporting programme for international students to ensure an excellent working environment.
International Student community (Video)
- The student community in Aachen is very international. During the winter term 2013/14, 6.395 international students were studying at RWTH Aachen University, this is 15,8 % of all students. Source: RWTH Aachen University.
- Many international clubs and associations have been founded in order to support the international students living in Aachen, such as AISA (the Association of Indian Students in Aachen) and INCAS (INterkulturelles Centrum Aachener Studierender).
Student Life (Video)
- Student life is very vibrant here in Aachen. Be it sports, cultural events, parties or just having fun (video), Aachen has a lot to offer. You can find an overview here.
Career perspective (Video)
- The International Academy will organize several career oriented events and excursions. Furthermore, we provide useful information on internships and student asisstant jobs and assist you in writing applications.
- The RWTH Aachen Career Center will help you start your career by providing opportunities to strengthen your professionalism and exercise your individual career skills