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.

RWTH Aachen University

RWTH Aachen University is one of Germany’s elite universities and one of the most highly recognized technical universities in Europe. With 260 institutes within nine faculties, it is one of Europe’s leading institutions for science and engineering research. With innumerable industrial cooperation partners, the education that students receive at RWTH Aachen University is firmly rooted in real-world applications. As a result, RWTH graduates are highly sought after by business and industry and one in five board members of German corporations is an alumnus of RWTH Aachen University.


With 34 specialized clinics, 25 institutes and five interdisciplinary units the RWTH Aachen University Hospital provides a complete spectrum of medical care. The University Hospital provides patient orientated care, teaching and research to internationally recognized standards. With treatment, teaching and research facilities housed in one central building, the University Hospital facilitates intensive interdisciplinary exchange and close clinical and scientific networking.


Clinical and skill training will be held in the Institute for Laboratory Animal Science’s (ILAS) facilities located within the University Hospital.  These facilities are DIN ISO 9001:2008 certified, modern, state of the art facilities for biomedical research. The institute includes animal housing rooms, necropsy rooms, laboratories for cell culture, biochemistry and molecular biology (RT-PCR, PCR, Westernblot, ELISA) and fully equipped operation theaters (anesthesia units, monitoring systems, x-ray, heart-lung machines etc.). Additional equipment for various non-invasive and invasive measurements of different parameters are available e.g. Oxygen to See (O2C), Laser-Doppler, Ultrasound, IVIS-System (x-ray, luminescence & fluorescence). Within the Institute two IZKF-funded core facilities are located, the “transgenic services” and the “two-photon microscopy”, providing cutting edge knowledge in their respective fields. The central laboratories, providing services in hematology, clinical chemistry and histopathology/immunohistochemistry, dispose of modern technology and equipment. The staff of the institute comprises animal care takers, technicians, animal welfare officers, administrative personnel, veterinarians and scientists of different specializations within the University Medical Center