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Innovative programs, leadership positions in major university rankings: computer science at the RWTH Aachen is guaranteed first-class. In all bachelor's or master's programs we offer high-calibre academic quali­fi­ca­tions with practical experience from the beginning. About one-fifth of the students come from all over the world. A highly international environment and multicultural diversity all contribute to a stimulating learning atmosphere.

Intense student support by the professors, a network of partner universities in several countries and intense contacts to our cooperartion partners already provide the opportunity of gaining international study and work experience during studies.

School Students, Teachers, Parents

The department of computer science offers numerous opportunities for kids and school students to learn about the exciting field of computer science at the university.

Many activities are designed for elementary school or for the lower and middle level and can be visited by school students of all types of schools without special knowledge. Other offers are suitable for integration in the upper computer science education.

Are you interested? In the school portal all events are presented. All dates and topics can be found in the calendar section. We look forward to seeing you!

Projects for Pupils

Prospective Students

You are looking for the ultimate degree program? We support you in the decision-making process with a multitude of offers.

How about attending the lecture What is computer science? or a Walk@ComputerScience. Take the chance to learn more about the lecture mode or about our institutions and research projects.

In the section Before Your Studies, particularly exchange students and international students can find many useful services and advices as our international Masterprogramms and departmental advising as well as information about planing their stay.

Before Your Studies


Whether freshman or old hand. Whether internship registration, semester dates or orientation events. Current information about your computer science degree and important study-related links can be found in the section During Your Studies.

In particular, we provide detailed documents and information about the topics: departmental advising with information about study program content, individual adjustments to the course of study layout and examination regulations, the request forms for applications to the examination board and all the important information concerning our mentoring program.

During Your Studies


Top-level research, international projects and interdisciplinary collaboration shape our academic profile and form the basis of our success in the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments. We shape the future together with our cooperation partners coming from research, industry and economy.

Would you like to participate in this success? We look forward to you.

After Graduation