Why Choose Us | Rankings and Accreditation

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.

The RWTH Aachen University is one of Germany's Universities of Excellence. It is a place where the future of our industrialized world is thought out. The University is proving to be a hotspot with increasing international recognition where innovative answers to global challenges are developed.

Rankings and Accreditation - Striving for Excellence

The RWTH Aachen University's success in Germany's Excellence Initiative reflects its outstanding reputation for research and education in science, technology, and engineering fields.

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.
Striving for Excellence

Research Excellence

With 260 institutes in nine faculties, the RWTH Aachen University is one of Europe's premier educational and research institution.

Research Excellence

Career Perspectives - Close Ties with Industry

Our Engineering graduates...

  • work at companies such as Anvis, BASF, Continental, Fiat, Ford, Kautex, Liebherr, Rolls Royce, Toyota, Volkswagen
  • Half of our graduates find a job within a month after graduating, two thirds within three months and 9 out of 10 within six months
  • increase their salary by more than 50% (about 40 %)

The RWTH International Academy organises a variety of career-oriented events and excursions. Furthermore, we provide useful information on internships and student asisstant jobs and assist you in writing applications.

Career Perspectives

Exceptional Student Support

The experienced and motivated team for International Student Programmes takes care of all organisational and administrative matters concerning your study programme. It also offers a comprehensive support programme for international students to ensure an excellent working environment.

International Student Community

Aachen's student community is very international. During the winter term 2016/17, 8,556 international students were studying at the RWTH Aachen University. This amounts about 18 % of all students. Source: RWTH Aachen University.

International Student Community

Student Life - In the Heart of Europe

Student life is particularly 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.

Student Life

Accreditation by ASIIN e.V.

Partner of the RWTH Aachen University and RWTH International Academy for certification of quality management systems in systems accreditation is 'ASIIN e.V.' This accreditation agency for degree programmes sets standards for programmes in engineering, computer science, natural sciences, mathematics, and teaching qualification. All master's degree programmes offered in cooperation with the faculty of mechanical engineering of the RWTH Aachen University and RWTH International Academy have been accreditated by ASIIN. The accreditation has to be updated in regular five-year periods to ensure a continuous level of quality and further improvement.

See also www.asiin-e.v.de

Contact

Team for International M.Sc. Programmes