RWTH Aachen University Information
The official name for the Technology University of Aachen is RWTH Aachen University. It is a public university that can trace its roots back as far as 1870. The RWTH Aachen University ranking is as joint 15th best university in Germany, and 188th in the world. Similarly rated German colleges include University of Bochum, Technical University of Berlin, Dresden University of Technology, and Universität Mainz.
The University is currently precided over by president Burkhard Rauhut. The RWTH Aachen University is one of the leading technology institutions in all of Europe, and is hold in high esteem in germany itself.
The RWTH has nine different faculties, these are as follows:
Faculty of architecture
Faculty of civil engineering
Faculty of economic sciences
Faculty of electrical engineering and information technology
Faculty of geological resources and material sciences
Faculty of mathematics, computer science, and natural sciences
Faculty of mechanical engineering
Faculty of medicine
Faculty of philosophy
Being such a prestigious institution has led to many renowned people passing through the gates of RWTH Aachen university; these include no less than five nobel prize winners: these are the physics prize winners Philipp Lenard, Johannes Stark and Wilhelm Wien; and the Nobel prize for chemistry winners Peter Debye and Karl Ziegler.
Other famous faculty and alumni associated with RWTH Aachen University include Mathematicians such as Otto Blumenthal, Horst Niemeyer, Friedrich Helmert and Martin Kutta; Prime ministers and presidents such as Necmettin Erbakan (Turkey) and Bacharuddin Habibie (Indonesia); F1 racing boss Mario Theissen; CEO’s Karlheinz Kaske (Siemens) and Walter Metzner (Max Planck); and the comedian Jürgen von der Lippe.
RWTH Aachen Address
RWTH Aachen University
Ranking and Quick Facts
Motto: Zukunft beginnt bei uns (English: Future starts with us) .
|University world Ranking – Times 200 (UK)||
|University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)||
203 to 304
|European Rank (Jiaotong)||
81 to 123
Technology University Aachen Facts
|Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)||
|Faculty / Staff||
2545 / 4864
|Number of foreign students||
German Excellence Universities