Certificate and Workload

Certificate of Participation

At the end of the Winter School program, you will receive a Certificate of Participation together with a Certificate Supplement from RWTH Aachen University, stating the workload and the academic content of the Winter School.

Executive Certificate

Upon successful completion of the Winter School, you will furthermore receive an Executive Certificate and a Certificate of Performance from RWTH Aachen University, stating the final grade.  

Credits & Workload

Have a look here at the workload of our Winter Schools:

2-week programs

about 60 hours 2 ECTS credits can be awarded

3-week programs:

about 90 hours 3 ECTS credits can be awarded

4-week programs: 

about 120 hours 4 ECTS credits can be awarded


Please note:
Ultimately it is up to your home institution as to how many credits may be awarded. For details, please speak to your home institution’s Study Abroad Adviser!