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Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

Templergraben 55
52062 Aachen
Telephone: +49 241 80-1
http://www.rwth-aachen.de/cms/~a/root/?lidx=1

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BASIC INFORMATION
Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1870
Total number of Students 45,404
Students at this campus 45,404
Semester contribution 268,37 €
Public transport ticket is included.
Tuition fees There are no study fees.
CENTRAL SERVICES
Opening hours central student counselling please see university website (link below)
more information
Special features library The library system consists of the main library and decentralised specialist libraries; Specialisations in the field of Engineering and Natural Sciences; High proportion of electronic media (books, journals, databases); Extensive courses and guidance on academic resources (research) and work tools (delivery administration programmes); Patent and standards centre with specialised courses (order searches); Extensive and differentiated options for academic publishing (organised repository of the RWTH, open access, bibliometry, research data). more information »
Foreign language courses There is a foreign language centre. English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Korean, German as a Foreign Language. more information »
Special features University Sports The university offers its own sports programme. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. The students of the RWTH Aachen may participate in all sports programmes of the NRW institutions of higher education. University sports in Aachen offers 2,500 instructed courses in over 90 sports and 14 events a year; illuminated running track, 1,060 m in length; 3 cage soccer artificial turf fields with flood lighting; 2 outdoor fitness facilities; multi-purpose beach sports facility, 6 courts; University fitness centre, with 65 endurance machines and 140 strength-training stations distributed across 1,050 m², with its own water sports centre; RWTH and FH-Pausenexpress: 150 courses for 1,000 staff, 50 courses for 1,500 students; distinct health-oriented offers, numerous European partnerships. more information »
STUDENTS BY AREA OF STUDY
Medicine, Health Science 6.6%
Mathematics, Natural Sciences 15.8%
Law, Economic and Social Sciences 7.5%
Language, Civilisation Studies 5.2%
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science) 64.9%
Other studies --
TYPES OF DEGREES
Bachelor's degree 55.7%
Master's degree 31.6%
Teacher qualification degree 5.3%
Pre-Bologna degrees 5.8%
Other types of degrees 1.5%

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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.