• Accreditation of "The Textile Institute"

    Our M.Sc. Textile Engineering is accredited by the renowned "The Textile Institute", placing it as one of three excellent educational programs in Germany.

  • Delegation visit from India – seven new MOUs

    Development of Online Courses for Indian colleges on the topic of "composite materials" in the field of textile technology.

  • Recap of our RWTH Summer Schools

    Broaden your horizon and boost your career
    This summer we welcomed 58 students on site and another 61 online from a total of 21 countries.

International Academy press area

Welcome to the RWTH International Academy Newsroom! Here you will find current information about our various continuing education formats and services.


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!

Institutes and Research at RWTH Aachen University

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.

Service center of RWTH Aachen

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!

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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.

Certificate Course| Basic Seminar Social Life Cycle Assessment (SLCA) in Context of the Supply Chain Act (LkSG)

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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Certificate Course Fundamentals of Life Cycle Assessmemts LCA

What impact do your products have on the environment? Our Basics of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) course shows how you can test your products.

Online Summer Schools 2021

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.

Dentistry degree programs

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.

Continuing Education Week Region Aachen 2021

"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.

M.Sc. Degree Programs in Engineering Overview

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.

Female student from RWTH International Academy

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.

Boarding- and Apartmenthouse RWTH International Academy

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!

Film studio RWTH International Academy

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.

Exterior view of the main building of RWTH Aachen University

With the help of previous donors, 86 students severely affected by the pandemic situation have already been supported by bridging scholarships (€600 each).

Education Funding Germany BMAS

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!

Expert Exchange Continuing Education at Universities RWTH International Academy

In September, the managing directors of higher education institutions from all over Germany met in Aachen for a first kick-off exchange of experts.