First-Year Students

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Preparing for Your Studies – Recommended Subject-Specific Resources

Bridge Courses
RWTH SelfAssessments



Organizational Matters at the Start of Your Studies

What To Do After Enrolling
Accommodation in Aachen
Study Costs and Financing
Semester Ticket
IT Services



How Do I Go About Studying?

What is the difference between studying and going to school? How do I organize my studies optimally?
You will find answers to these and other questions on the following pages:

Timetable and Assessments
Managing Yourself, Your Time, and Your Studies at University
Basic Course: University Studies – the Transition Made Easy



Welcome Week for New International Students

The Welcome Week is an English-language offer of the International Office and is intended to make it easier for all new international students to start their studies at RWTH.



Now it Starts - Shaping Everyday Life at University

Practical Hints and Tips
If you know where to find this and that in your everyday study life, studying can already feel easier. On the Practical Hints and Tips page you will find an overview of services that make your everyday life at university easier.

Online Services
Through the eduroam network, RWTH offers students the opportunity to log in via WLAN almost anywhere there is an RWTH building. Here you will find an overview of all IT services such as e-mail, WLAN/VPN and software.

Glossary of Academic Terms
Understanding studying - that is anything but easy, especially at the beginning. The following glossary of academic terms provides explanations of all the terms you will have to deal with on a daily basis during your studies, such as credit points, elective subjects or modules.

Dining Hall Menus
What is on the menu in the university dining halls of Studierendenwerk Aachen today can be found here. You can also find an overview of the locations and corresponding site plans.