RWTH Aachen University
RWTH Aachen University

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  • University Offices:
    RWTH Aachen Templergraben 55 52056 Aachen, Germany
  • Telephone:
    +49 241 801
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    49 241 80-92312
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RWTH University, situated in Aachen, Germany, is a research university. It stands for Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule University and was established in the year 1870. It offers various study programs such as undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctorate degrees in various faculties of architecture, civil engineering, arts and humanities, medicine, business and economics, electrical engineering and information technology, mechanical engineering, and mathematics, computer sciences, and natural sciences.

The university is in cohorts with the industry and receives high funds from various sources. The university has major affiliations with CESAER (The Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research), PEGASUS (Partnership of a European Group of Aeronautics and Space Universities), and SEFI (French acronym for European Society for Engineering Education). It is also a member in the founding of IDEA league and promotes dual and integrated specializations as well as the student mobility.

In the year 2015, the university had a student enrollment of over 43721 students of which 19% were students of international origins. In the same year, the university employed more than 1584 faculty members. Some of the very famous alumni of this university are Peter Debye, Helmut Zahn, Karl Zeigler, Martin Beneke, and Arnold Sommerfeld.