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Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen

Templergraben 55
D-52062 Aachen
Telephone: +49 241 80-1


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Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body
University, public
Year of foundation
Total number of Students
Students at this campus
Semester contribution
300.00 €
Tuition fees
no data

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
Humanities, Languages
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
Other studies

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Teacher qualification degree
Pre-Bologna degrees
Other types of degrees

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling

Special features regarding the library

A library system consisting of a central library and decentralised specialist libraries; focus on engineering and natural sciences; high proportion of electronic media (books, journals, databases); extensive range of courses and advice on scientific resources (research and work tools (literature management programs); patent and standards centre with specialised services (contract research); extensive range of services for scientific publishing (institutional repository of the RWTH, open-access); bibliometrics services; training and consulting services for research data management
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Foreign language center and courses

There is a foreign language centre. Offered languages: English, French, German as a foreign language, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Swedish, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Dutch, Korean.
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Special features regarding university sports

The university offers its own sports programme. The students of the RWTH Aachen may participate in all sports programmes of the NRW institutions of higher education. Some courses are free of charge, some subject to fees. The university sports centre in Aachen offers 2,500 instructed courses in over 90 sports and 14 events a year; illuminated Finn track, 1,060 m long; 3 cage soccer artificial turf fields with lighting; 2 outdoor fitness facilities; multifunctional beach sports facility, 6 courts; university fitness centre with 65 endurance and 140 strength training stations, 1,050 sqm training area;own aquatic sports centre; RWTH and FH break express: 150 courses for 1,000 staff, 50 courses for 1,500 students; distinctive health-oriented offers, numerous European partnerships.
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education