RWTH Aachen

The RWTH is the largest technical university in Germany with 45,628 students enrolled in 162 degree programs. 7,000 students and 900 doctoral students graduate annually from RWTH. The number of foreign students (11,280 students from 137 countries) and RWTH’s great international network (of formalised cooperations) with over 100 universities worldwide highlight the university’s strong international reputation.

The university’s annual budget amounts to approximately €998.5 million, with about €385 million covered by external funding. The RWTH is composed of 260 institutes in 9 faculties. It offers 36 graduate programmes, among which are nine so-called Research Training Groups funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG). The RWTH is one of 11 German Universities of Excellence and receives additional funding for three clusters of excellence from the Excellence Initiative of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the DFG.

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