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Architecture, Department

Fakultät 2 - Fakultät für Architektur

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

Fakultät 2 - Fakultät für Architektur
Schinkelstraße 1
D-52056 Aachen
Telephone: +49 241 809-5001
https://www.rwth-aachen.de

RWTH Aachen
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Basic information

Total number of students
1820
Number of master degree students
890

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
9/13 points

Group 1

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
94.0%

Group 1

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
no data
Not specified

Job market- and career-orientation

Professional qualification as an architect
qualification according to EU standard

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
2.1

Group 2

Support in studies
2.4

Group 2

Courses offered
2.1

Group 2

Study organisation
1.9

Group 2

Exams
2.3

Group 2

Digital teaching elements
2.1

Group 1

Scientific-artistical orientation
1.8

Group 2

Job market preparation
2.4

Group 1

Rooms
2.1

Group 1

Library
1.8

Group 2

IT-infrastructure
1.9

Group 1

Overall study situation
2.2

Group 2

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
none

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Intensively supervised degree courses in small groups, project-oriented range of courses in interdisciplinary modules; Internationally respected diversity of subjects: cultural and historical foundations, design and presentation, design, building planning, urban planning and landscape architecture; Research topics, especially projects and research areas, integrated into teaching; including German/international self-built projects; University-wide elective courses, summer schools of other universities; one-semester mobility window; Regular awards for student projects/final papers

Special features regarding the international orientation

Many partnerships within Erasmus and worldwide; Around 90 outgoing students and 50 incoming students per year; Faculty has its own International Office; Structured recognition procedures. Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Architecture, Master’s degree in Urban Planning and Transforming City Regions (TCR) with mobility window; Formal recognition of credits earned externally is easy to achieve. If 54 CP were earned at a foreign university, there may be the possibility of a ‘with International Honors’ certificate supplement. Construction Robotics and TCR as new, internationally oriented Master’s degree programme in English.

Other special features

JAA – annual exhibition organised by the departmental student body; Café Reiff organised by the departmental student body; Meetings of the departmental student body with the participation of the dean’s office; Excursion Week or White Week with individual courses offered by the teaching units for workshops lasting several days; Workshop courses in the Bachelor’s programme

Further information about study entry phase

Information on access restrictions

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Acronyms

(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

Last Update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education