RWTH Aachen University

The RWTH University Aachen is a place where the future of the industrialized world is thought. The University is an internationally distinguished hotspot that develops innovative answers to global challenges. The RWTH University, with its 9 faculties consisting of 260 institutes, is one of the leading scientific institutions in Europe. In the winter semester of 2017/2018 there were 45.377 students enrolled in 175 study programs, of which 9.651 were international students from 131 different countries.

Besides the outstanding basic education, the research and development of new, innovative applications in international teams is characteristic for studies at the RWTH University Aachen. Look to the future – this is something students learn as of the first semester. The work in research centers are based on the current needs of industry. This leads to a great number of inventions that are patented and utilized.

Today, more than 10.000 people from all over the world work, research and teach at the RWTH Aachen. This living and breathing form of internationality is backed by strategies, actions and services that promote the internationality of learning, teaching and researching. Brazil is a focus country of the internationalization strategy, that is why collaboration with Brazilian universities, research institutions and industry partners on-site plays an important role.



Britt Krukau, M.A.

Koordinatorin Strategie und Internationalisierungsprojekte


Dezernat 2.0 - International Office

RWTH Aachen University

SuperC, Raum 4.26

Templergraben 57

52062 Aachen


Tel.: +49 241 80-90669

Fax: +49 241 80-92661

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