Visa, Travel and Health Information

Visa Information

The visa application process can vary from country to country. The following information is provided as a general guideline.

Please apply for a student visa. As a guest student you have the same rights as a normal student at the RWTH Aachen University and will also get a student card.

Visa Details

Please note:

Some Visas can take up to three months to be granted and it can also take a few weeks to get an appointment at the German Embassy/Consulate in your home country.

Health Insurance Information

Health insurance is mandatory for students who want to participate in the RWTH International Guest Student Programme. Please make sure to take an appropriate insurance for the entire programme period. If you need assistance, please write an e-mail to the programme coordinator.

Please read the terms and conditions of your health insurance policy carefully and consult with your insurance company in case you have further questions. It is strongly advised to have an additional travel insurance.