We offer comprehensive assistance for our participants in all visa matters. Please read the following information material carefully to help you get started with the visa application process.

Make sure that you inform yourself well ahead of time about the visa regulations for your specific study programme at the German Embassy/Consulate in your country. Please arrange an appointment at the Embassy as soon as possible. The duration and complexity of the visa application procedure varies from country to country, but in our experience, the visa application procedure may take two to three months (especially in non-EU countries), i.e. from the day of submission of your visa application to the day that you actually receive the visa, provided that you have submitted all the necessary application documents.

All prospective participants, who will become enrolled students at the RWTH Aachen University, can also contact the RWTH International Office for general advice and guidance concerning


Information Material

Please browse through the provided information material here and follow the trailing links to help you prepare for the visa application or extension procedure: