University & Location
University Reputation and Rankings
According to QS-World Ranking, RWTH Aachen University "is the largest university of technology in Germany and one of the most renowned in Europe. Every year, numerous international students and scientists come to the university to benefit from its high quality courses and excellent facilities, both of which are recognised at an international level. [...] With its 260 institutes in nine faculties, RWTH Aachen is among the leading European scientific and research institutions." (Source: https://www.topuniversities.com/universities/rwth-aachen-university)
ACCREDITATION BY ASIIN E.V.
Partner of 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 programs sets standards for programs in engineering, computer science, natural sciences, mathematics, and teaching qualification. All master's degree programs offered in cooperation with the faculty of mechanical engineering of the RWTH Aachen University and RWTH International Academy have been accredited 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 (Source: RWTH Aachen's official website)
Aachen - Live where History meets Technology
Its historic center around the distinctive cathedral, which is a UNESCO world heritage site, is characterized by the student lifestyle. In the old town quarter and its pubs, restaurants and shops, one can literally touch European history. The great number of students makes student life in Aachen a vibrant and unique experience.
Experience Internationality in the Heart of Europe
Only a few kilometers from the city center, one can find the “Border Triangle” where the frontiers of Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany meet. The attraction of living in this area includes a colorful mix of languages and people as well as short travel distances to cities such as Amsterdam, Brussels, Cologne or even Paris. On the city's doorsteps, the hilly Eifel landscape with its rivers, lakes and forests offers a picturesque countryside.