RWTH Aachen University / アーヘン工科大学 / Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen (RWTH Aachen)

 

Aachen Aachen
Number of students 3
Eligibility Third or fourth-year undergraduate students, or graduate students
Period of study October 2017 - July 2018
Location Templergraben 57, 52056 Aachen, Germany
University profile RWTH is one of the top technical universities in Europe, especially strong in
Engineering, Natural Sciences, and IT education. RWTH is in close cooperation
with leading national and international industries and research centres.
There are currently more than 35,000 students enrolled in over 100 academic programs,
and around 6,000 international students from 130 countries.
Undergraduate programs open to exchange students Any study field available at RWTH Aachen University except: see below.
Undergraduate programs NOT open to exchange students Biomedical Engineering for Bachelor Students.
Students who wish to study English or Business Administration must be enrolled in
this field at their home university.
Graduate programs open to exchange students Any study field available at RWTH Aachen University, please refer to the language of instruction.
Graduate programs NOT open to exchange students Students who wish to study English or Business Administration must be enrolled
in this field at their home university.
The same applies to students in the Department of English Studies.
Minimum GPA (UG) None, but students must show strong academic commitment and performance.
Minimum GPA (G) Same as above.
Minimum language proficiency  (UG) Students taking German-taught courses: B1 level
Students taking English-taught courses: TOEFL iBT 80 or IELTS 6.0
Minimum language proficiency (G) In Master's Programs, there is a larger number of seminars held in English, so that Master's students typically have the opportunity to take lectures and seminars held in English.
Thus, Master's Programs can be completed by students who are not proficient in German.
Please note, however, that basic German language skills are very helpful for studying and living in Germany.
Academic calendar WINTER SEMESTER:
 Orientation date: Beginning of October 2016
 Classes begin: mid-October 2016
 Classes end: mid-February 2016

SUMMER SEMESTER:
 Classes begin: April 2017
 Classes end: mid-July 2017
Important university website for exchange students http://www.rwth-aachen.de/cms/root/Studium/Im-Studium/Internationales/
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Scholarship information RWTH Aachen University Exchange Scholarship
http://www.rwth-aachen.de/cms/root/Studium/Im-Studium/Stipendien-Foerderung/
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RWTH Aachen University Keio Alumni Scholarship
http://www.rwth-aachen.de/cms/root/Studium/Im-Studium/Stipendien-Foerderung/
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Dormitory information http://www.studierendenwerk-aachen.de/en/start.html
Other information Mandatory student service to be paid by all students: social insurance contribution
(approximately EUR 240/semester)
http://www.campus.rwth-aachen.de/rwth/all/groups.asp
RWTH Aachen Research Fellowship Japan: www.rwth-aachen.de/japan/researchfellowship