News at RWTH International Academy
Welcome to the RWTH International Academy Newsroom! Here you will find current information about our various continuing education formats and services.
M.Sc. Periodontology 2023 starts the first attendance phase with laboratory work and treatment techniques!
Is it already November again? Indeed – and that means for our M.Sc. Periodontology 2023: Welcome to the first face-to-face phase!
The new group of students in the part-time Master's Degree Program has been learning together digitally since the end of September. This is the first time our students have been to Aachen.
Last week, and for the first time ever, we hosted our Master Thesis: Meet & Greet!
As part of our career program at RWTH International Academy, this event provided a platform for students, institutes and companies to meet and discuss Master's thesis topics.
In October, we welcomed a new group of part-time master's students. We are happy to welcome our new students for M. Sc. Laboratory Animal Science!
RWTH International Academy x Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey: Study Abroad Master Pathway Agreement
A key milestone for students in Mexico. We are proud to officially announce the new agreement for close cooperation with the renowned Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM).
In the last week, RWTH students of the public master’s degree programs of the Faculty of Civil Engineering had the opportunity to get to know the RWTH BIM Talent Program and the three involved practical companies at the Live Talk with Hilti Deutschland AG, Viega GmbH & Co. KG and Tecklenburg GmbH.
Civil engineers of the future are shaping a sustainable world.
We are very excited to announce a new addition to our portfolio of Master’s Degree programs – the M.Sc. Resilient Civil Engineering (M.Sc. RCE)! This novel master program in the field of civil engineering will be taking new students on board in the winter semester 2024/25.
Your career begins with the first day of your studies!
191 students will begin their studies in one of our 7 Master’s Degree Programs this fall! 140 guests attended our Welcome Day at the Super C of RWTH Aachen University. We are still very excited and reveling in the amazing atmosphere!
Highlights of the Welcome Day:
- Exciting conversations at the Meet & Greet
- Great pictures in front of our photo booth
- Messages from the students to theirselves 2 years from today
We also celebrated the Scholarship Award Ceremony during the Welcome Day 2023, where we recognized and honored outstanding individuals who have demonstrated excellence and dedication in the pursuit of their education.
Paroma 2021 – You made it! We are proud to announce that the first batch of the M. Sc. Periodontology program has successfully graduated.
The postgraduate Master's program for dentists has been offered by RWTH International Academy since 2021. Our first class has now received their Master's cap.
The International Freshers' Fair is one of many highlights during the Welcome Week at RWTH Aachen University. All students had the opportunity to get as many questions answered as possible on one day in one location.
Among various university services, our Student Success Managers and our Career & Relationship Manager provided insights into our programs at RWTH International Academy and shared useful solutions with the students to be successful throughout their studies.
It was great to meet you all! We are looking forward to the Welcome Day for our new full-time Master's students on Friday 🎉
Last Friday, the Short-Term Programs Team of RWTH International Academy received a visit from Prof. Norihisa Miki, Chair of International Affairs at the Faculty of Science and Technology of Keio University in Japan.
RWTH International Academy has been running the Summer School "German Engineering, Language & Culture" for 17 years. Every summer, students from Keio University come to Aachen for three weeks.
Together with our lecturer PD Dr Ines Soldwisch from our Master of Public Administration (MPA) European Studies and our partner school, Anne-Frank-Gymnasium in Aachen, we are looking back on yesterday's lecture on "Right-wing populism in the European Parliament".
Last Monday we had the pleasure of welcoming Dr. Victor Ayerdi Bardales from Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG) to RWTH International Academy. UVG is a renowned private university in the capital of Guatemala with a strong international orientation.
We are delighted to offer our partner university individual qualification programs as a pathway to our Master's programs in the future. At the same time, the development of a personalized Summer School in the automotive sector is growing!
Manager Training Programme – “Fit for Partnership with Germany”: Egypt and Germany as partner countries
Farewell to Aachen: A successful attendance phase comes to an end.
On 18 August, the exciting attendance phase of the Manager Training Programme in Aachen was successfully concluded. A significant milestone for the participating experts and managers, who have gained valuable insights and knowledge over the past weeks.
In this article, you can find out what is behind the programme, which topics were taught and get impressions from one of our partner countries this year, Egypt.
Last attendance phase of M.Sc. Periodontology 2022 – expert education for dentists enters final round
It’s a wrap! The fourth and last attendance phase of Paroma 2022 is history. Time flies so fast. In November 2022 our students joined us for the first time and now in August the last attendance phase has come to an end.
The fourth attendance phase of our part-time master's program, which trains dental students to become experts in the diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease, focuses on implantology and the use of lasers in periodontal treatment.
With the upcoming admission of students to the cohort 2024 of the BIM Talent Program at the end of the year, there is now an enriching update: In addition to the two initiator companies Hilti Deutschland AG und Viega GmbH & Co. KG, Tecklenburg GmbH is now part of the Talent Program as a third practical company and in the course of this offers master's students the opportunity to apply at their company.
Since the best way to learn is not only to deal with theory, all Summer School programs also include sessions for hands-on learning: case studies, institute visits, expert talks and company tours. The latter primarily to make students familiar with the German industry and get them interested in internships or entry-level positions.
On Tuesday, the participants of our Summer School "Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Applications" visited Mitsubishi Electric Europe in Ratingen. We were honored to have Division Manager Stefan Knauf introduce our students to the fascinating world of Mitsubishi Electric and share insights into the Japanese philosophy that underpins Mitsubishi's work.
Are you a graduate medical professional and ready to take your career to the next level?
Our three part-time master's degree programs offer you the opportunity to continue your education in specialized areas of medicine and expand your expertise.
Application deadline: August 31, 2023
It was time again for our review meeting! As part of our quality management, we met with our engineering and humanities students to get constructive feedback directly from them.
The further development of our programs and concepts through analysis, feedback and innovation are essential to meet the needs of our students and to guarantee their success in today's working world.
We are delighted to share with you the outstanding experience of our Summer School Energy Performance of Buildings and Districts students during their recent visit to SmartQuart. Led by the Dr. Arndt Brauckmann and Mr. Uwe Dietze, the tour took us through three incredible stops in the region.
In conclusion, our visit to SmartQuart left us energized and hopeful for a greener future. We would like to thank everyone involved in making this visionary project a reality.
Join us for an inspiring webinar on the role of Chief Sustainability Managers in driving a positive change!
- July 28, 2023 | 13:30 - 14:30 CET
- Online: Microsoft Teams, live from our Filmstudio
- Language: English
- Speaker: Dr.-Ing. Myron Graw, Executive Director Sustainability / INC Innovation Center
Our expert Myron Graw will share insights, strategies, and success stories, providing valuable guidance on how to integrate sustainability into core business practices.
This webinar will give you an overview of the main topics of our certificate course Chief Sustainability Manager. During our Q&A session in the end of the webinar, you will have the chance to ask questions, discuss and exchange with our expert and each other.
Whether you're a sustainability professional, business leader, or simply curious about sustainable practices, this webinar is for you! Click the link below to secure your spot today.
Providing our Robotic Systems Engineering students with real-world ROS experience!
As part of our new career program, this course was a great way for our students to sharpen their profile and enhance their skills in programming cobots using the ROS framework.
The course came to be in cooperation with RWTH Aachen’s IGMR, co-creating and teaching the course, and Universal Robots, who provided the cobots the students worked on during the week.
As part of our Summer School "Automation and Simulation", we had the great pleasure to visit Eaton Industries GmbH (the German subsidiary of Eaton) in Bonn. During our stay, the students were given an exclusive insight into Eaton's very diverse activities in various industries.
We highly appreciate our long and fruitful partnership!
A warm welcome to all new RWTH German Engineering College (GEC) students on their way to a customized Master's preparation!
Because of the guidance and support from our Academy Offices for each individual student, we are welcoming a multi-cultural group of students this year. After months of planning and consulting, we are so happy that we could welcome them now in our digital Opening Event and finally start with our courses again.
In his exciting testimonial, we learn more about Abdel's story, from his unexpected setback with his visa application to his acceptance into our master's program, and how he overcame the challenges of online learning in the midst of the global pandemic.
Thank you Abdel for taking the time to share all these details of your journey!
The first program, "Robotics, Communication Networks and Innovation" kicked off last Monday, and it's already off to an incredible start!
Across all programs, we are very excited to see students immerse themselves in a dynamic learning environment where they'll engage with experts from RWTH Aachen University and global companies, collaborate with like-minded peers, and dive deep into hands-on projects that will push the boundaries of their imagination.
As we embark on this exciting summer journey, we can't wait to witness the incredible creativity and innovation that will unfold.
Let's celebrate the beginning of an amazing summer filled with knowledge, inspiration, and endless possibilities. See you in the classrooms and laboratories. Let's make this time a memorable one! ☀️
To honor great ideas, outstanding academic achievements and commitment to society, RWTH International Academy offers three scholarships to students enrolled in one of our Master’s Degree Programs in engineering and humanities: the Best of Class Award, the Student Project Grant and the Social Responsibility Award.
Last Monday, the Academy welcomed two professors from the School of Electronics Engineering of the Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) in India, Dr. Sivanantham Sathasivam, Professor and Dean and Dr. Zachariah C. Alex. The VIT is a private university and ranged among the top 3 in India with strong international presence across the world and partnerships with over 300 foreign universities.
The objective of their visit was to strengthen the research collaboration between the VIT and the RWTH Aachen and explore possible activities in the field of Electronics and relevant domains.
Meeting your potential employer over coffee? Why not?
That is why we invited our international students and global companies from Aachen and abroad to our Networking Brunch 2023!
As part of our exclusive career program, the Networking Brunch is a wonderful opportunity for our students to expand their professional network, learn about the different types of companies and what they have to offer and receive valuable advice on what to pay attention to during an application process.
For the course start in September 2023, we offer the brand new research grant by Dürr Dental
The southern German company has been part of the dental industry and its technical development for more than 80 years. As part of a current research group at the company, the master’s thesis will be written as part of a research series. The scholarship holder will receive financial support for this. Close supervision, on-site research as well as insights into industrial research are part of the sponsorship.
Application deadline: July 23, 2023
One day to improve your health! A healthy working environment is essential for motivated employees. RWTH International Academy organizes every year an internal health day.
The program of this year's Health Day was filled with exciting workshops and activities to increase your own well-being and find your inner balance.
Great news for all interested students of our part-time Master of Science in Laboratory Animal Science!
We have established a partnership with the European Society of Laboratory Animal Veterinarians (ESLAV). To further support our students, we are pleased to offer a special discount: As a member of ESLAV, you will receive 10% off the tuition fees.
For more information about the program and application details, please visit the program website.
Please note that this discount cannot be combined with any other discounts.
A day of insights and inspiration for our admitted students!
Our Virtual Open Day was a great success: 150 students participated online from home! We hope that you enjoyed our exclusive 2-hour live-event, which included a warm welcome from our managing director, study advisors and the academy offices.
A unique opportunity for students from RWTH Aachen University: Become a mentor for our Summer Schools!
As a mentor you have the chance to meet students from all over the world, create an international network and improve your intercultural competencies. With a group of other mentors you will be responsible for the support of the international students during social events and their free time on campus.
The International Office RWTH Aachen University is the official cooperation partner of this program – so you can get your commitment certified for the Certificate International!
To become a mentor for the programs lasting up to three weeks between July and September, check out the link below.
Deadline: 6 June 2023
It was an honor and a great pleasure for us to welcome a delegation from our Chinese partner university Changzhou Institute of Technology (CIT) to Campus Melaten last Friday.
RWTH International Academy and CIT have been cooperating in various educational programs since the foundation of our China Office. We thank all participants for the warm and productive exchange and look forward to many exciting projects that we will realize together in the future.
Dear future students,
we are very excited to announce more details about our Virtual Open Day – live event, on May 24, 2023. Our student advisor Johanna will be your presenter for the day and will guide you through the program.
Highlights of this live event: Get to know the Academy team, Aachen tour and RWTH sightseeing, mock live lecture and meet current students of RWTH International Academy!
For admitted students of a Master's Degree Program at RWTH International Academy.
Exciting new for all prospective students planning to apply for a Master’s degree program at RWTH Aachen University! Starting with the winter semester 2024/2025, students can submit proof of successful completion of our RWTH German Engineering College (GEC) instead of the GRE General Test. The GEC can thus replace the GRE in the application process.
Our partners at Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM) have given a warm welcome to us! For one week we visited different laboratories and research groups and created new collaboration agreements for the future.
Thank you very much for these exciting insights at the Monterrey campus and the fruitful exchange.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with VIIT was already signed last fall when our Managing Director Dr. Helmut Dinger visited India for the inauguration of our local India Office.
During the return visit of our Indian guests in Germany, we have discussed to deepen our cooperation in the coming years.
Let's celebrate! Last Friday, the first class of our part-time M.Sc. Medical Data Science celebrated their successful graduation.
We are proud to educate new experts in this field and congratulate all graduates on completing their studies! We are looking forward to a great future in the field of Medical Data Science.
Continuing education created for sustainable impact – join our new Certificate Course "Chief Sustainability Manager" in Cooperation with our professional Partners INC Innovation Center and LTT RWTH!
This training is aimed at sustainability managers, specialists and executives from technology-oriented companies.
Our BIM Talent Program is in full progress! After having already been at the Hilti Store in Aachen in February, we were invited yesterday to visit the Viega World in Attendorn together with our talents from Viega GmbH & Co. KG and Hilti Deutschland AG.
For their first time the participants of the program had the opportunity to experience working with Building Information Modeling in direct application.
Today, we had the honor to welcome a delegation from Osaka University, one of our close partners, here at RWTH International Academy.
Together with our guests, Dr. Eng. Tomoyuki Terai and D.Sc. Kiyoshi Fuji-ta, we discussed the extension of our partnership and possibilities to give more students the chance to join Short Courses at RWTH International Academy, followed by fruitful talks about potential future projects and programs for Japanese students.
Due to a high amount of impressive applications we have decided to offer additional scholarships and extend the application deadline until March 15.
The scholarship is applicable for all open 2023 Summer Schools taking place on campus. Scholarship holders are charged only 50% of the program fee.
Students studying in the following countries are eligible: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Egypt, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, South Korea and Turkey.
We are looking forward to more applications!
Guillermo is an alumnus from Mexico and tells us about his career. How did he decide to study at RWTH Aachen University and what does he do now?
Find out in this interview what advice he has for financing a stay in Germany and how the PhD exchange program with our partners at the Tecnológico de Monterrey came about.
The recruiting phase is now completed and the BIM Talent Program has officially started. Many thanks to the Hilti store in Aachen, which warmly welcomed us to the kick-off event.
It was an all-round successful afternoon with practical stations, meetings with the mentors, plenty of new inspiration and happy faces of our talents.
To all interested and admitted students of our Master's Degree Programs in Engineering and Humanities:
If you wish to speak to us in person, you can book a digital one-on-one appointment with our Student Advisor Johanna, who will answer your questions and guide you with your application.
Select the topic which you would like to discuss, choose a day and time, and enter your personal information. Get face-to-face service and information on scholarships, application and admission process, RWTHonline problems, specific program questions and more!
A warm welcome to everyone attending the manager training programme “Fit for Partnership with Germany” by the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Action (BMWK) and GIZ!
After two exciting and successful workshop days in New Delhi, we can proudly present the current participants joining the programme with the topic focus on “Green Technology”. We are looking forward to the upcoming months with our participants and the enriching exchange.
We are excited to announce that the Credit Points amount (ECTS) awarded for each of our Summer Schools 2023 has been increased by 1 point. This means that you can get up to 5 Credit Points in 4 weeks!
Our M.Sc. Textile Engineering (Textile) is accredited by the renowned "The Textile Institute", placing it as one of three excellent educational programs in Germany.
The Textile Institute accredits a selection of courses worldwide in all areas of textile industries, while promoting professionalism in the sector globally.
The whole team of RWTH International Academy would like to thank everyone for the successful cooperations, new exciting projects and highlights during the year.
- 215 organized events
- 9.652 international praticipants
- 77 different nations
We wish you festive holidays and a great start into a healthy and happy new year 2023!
Until November 30, our enrolled master's students have the chance to apply for three different scholarships:
- Best of Class Award
- Social Responsibility Award
- Student Project Grant
Last week, we were finally able to welcome our new group of Master's students of M.Sc. Periodontology 2022 for the first time. This course offers dentists the opportunity to become highly qualified specialists in the area of periodontology.
The participants are representatives of the Bălţi Free Trade Zone and the associated "TechZone" project. In Aachen, they are looking at current research on the topic of Industry 4.0 at numerous institutes of RWTH in order to use these insights to further develop their own educational institutions.
We are delighted to have welcomed a delegation from India (Andrha Pranesh region) to RWTH Aachen University during October. Together, we are developing exciting online course opportunities for a group of Indian colleges on the topic of "Composite Materials" in the field of textile engineering.
It was a pleasure for us to conduct our RWTH Summer Schools on campus this year. This summer we welcomed 58 students on site and another 61 online from a total of 21 countries.
We are happily reporting of our second visit at Zentis Aachen as part of the Managertrainingprogram by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action.
Alice Kratky and her team welcomed our Iranian participants at the impressive FruitCampus next to Aachen’s headquarter. Besides an introduction to the global driving force’s history, important topics such as HR management and motivation strategies were addressed.
This week, RWTH International Academy has hosted an info event for our brand-new format “RWTH BIM Talent Program”. The exclusive Talent Program is an initiative of the globally active companies Hilti and Viega and is aimed at the first-year students of the public Master’s degree programs at the Faculty of Civil Engineering.
The Program "Train the Trainer – Electric Mobility" is an important step to connect teachers and research in Mexico and Germany.
To help you stay ahead of the curve, we are launching the IDEA League Executive Programm with two distinct tracks: Sustainability and Emerging Technologies.
RWTH Aachen University has achieved very good scores in the current QS Ranking by Subjects and is ranked first among the German universities.
02.12.2021 · Application Start
Our application portal is open! Apply for a Master’s Degree Program and take you career to the next level!
01.11.2021 – 30.04.2022 · On-campus programs
The registration period for all Summer Schools 2022 has started!
Experience international academic content, boost your career and have fun at the same time! Our various Summer Schools are highly interactive and contain a lot of intensive teamwork. As a participant you develop practical ideas together with renowned professors, get to know German industry and expand your skills with hands-on case studies.
Our new certificate course addresses social risks within the company and production.
What does Six Sigma actually do and how does the method set help with process improvement? Here are the answers!
New website, better user experience - discover our new design!
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What impact do your products have on the environment? Our Basics of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) course shows how you can test your products.
Due to the current situation, the RWTH International Academy has decided to realize the Summer Schools taking place in June and July 2021 in the form of online courses.
With our international master's degree M.Sc. in Periodontology we are offering a part-time master's program for continuing dental education. It is conducted together with the Clinic for Operative Dentistry, Periodontology and Preventive Dentistry at RWTH Aachen University Hospital.
"Mastering crises. Secure know-how. Educate further" - this is the motto of this year's digital training week in the Aachen region. Of course we are part of it! On March 5, we will present ourselves with a short pitch and on March 11, we will show how versatile our training offers are.
As of March 2, students from EU can apply for our English-language M.Sc. degree programs in engineering. Additive Manufacturing, Electric Mobility Production or Robotic Systems Engineering are just some of the current research and production topics we have integrated into our M.Sc. degree programs.
For international students, the Corona pandemic has had a very different impact. For many, the actual face-to-face study in another country has turned into a digital study on their own couch in their home town. We wanted to know from our master's students where they are currently and when they are planning to return to Germany, should they be abroad or in their home countries.
To ensure that our students and participants are perfectly cared for during their education and training, our new boarding house and apartment building will open on June 2021 in the heart of Aachen's city center. 64 beds in the boarding house and 41 apartments for long-term living will then be available - and some of them with a view of the Aachen Cathedral spires!
As International Academy we want to reach people interested in education worldwide and respond even more flexibly and individually by enhanced digital education, information and service offerings.
With the help of previous donors, 86 students severely affected by the pandemic situation have already been supported by bridging scholarships (€600 each).
Good news to all those who applied for Bildungscheck 2020 (education voucher) but could not claim it due to the restrictions in the course of the pandemic: This year's Bildungscheck is still valid in 2021!
In September, the managing directors of higher education institutions from all over Germany met in Aachen for a first kick-off exchange of experts.