RWTH Aachen University is an exchange destination in Aachen, Germany. This destination is specifically for master students of the Physics department of the Faculty of Science.

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Academic calendar

Semester I: beginning October – end of March
Semester II: beginning of April – end of September


Requirements: Language: B1 level in teaching language, acceptance of student by the Faculty.

Areas of study open to exchange students

This partnership is based on a bilateral agreement between Science UU and RWTH Aachen University and the Departement of Physics. Unlimited choice of subjects.

Courses at Master’s level
Language of instruction

Students are welcome to follow courses in German. A list of Bachelor and Master courses taught in English can be found by following the links.

Housing assistance
Estimated living costs per month

About € 750 per month


Normal study load per term:
in credits: 30 ECs
in courses: courses differ in credit load.

Grading system

Minimum pass is 4.0

Number of places available

2 places per year. Selection was not necessary in the past few years.


Any questions?

The International Exchange Officer at the Faculty of Science is Liesbeth Achterberg.

Our open office hours are cancelled until further notice. However, you can e-mail us, via, or call via Microsoft Teams. You will then have to use the personal e-mail address

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.