RWTH Aachen University takes the currently valid hygiene measures and distance regulations very seriously in order not to endanger the health of students, employees and professors.

The crisis management team and the Rectorate of RWTH Aachen University continuously inform about developments regarding the corona pandemic. Please check the RWTH Aachen University website or the RWTH Corona Blog regularly for current changes.

Answers to frequently asked questions on how to deal with the current situation can be found on the RWTH FAQ page.

Information for first-year students in winter semester 2023/24


We would like to warmly welcome you to the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology!On this site you get information for a successfull study start.


To start the semester

Information on the individual events and what to expect there can be found at RWTH Moodle.

In order to make the start of your studies as smooth as possible, the Electrical Engineering and Information Technology Student Council has set up an extensive freshman introductory week. In addition, a Discord Server will provide the opportunity to network and exchange information with fellow students beyond the introductory week.

Please feel free to familiarize yourself with our faculty online and contact our contact points if you feel overwhelmed or have difficulties with studies.


Communication and exchange

Various platforms and possibilities are available for teaching and exchange among students. Please note that the courses are mainly on a face-to-face basis.

The learning platform RWTH-Moodle enables the creation of virtual course rooms for different courses. Here you will find all relevant materials for courses and discussion forums for open questions. In a Moodle learning room created especially for first semester students, you will find important and binding information about your studies at our faculty, documents and a first semester support service. Your TIM identification serves as your login.

On the discord server provided by the student council you can exchange information with your fellow students and communicate across tutorials. The Moodle learning room also provides a link to the interactive platform "Wonder", where the one or other online events will take place.

The video conference tool Zoom allows you to get together in learning groups. As a student of the RWTH you can apply for a free zoom license via the university.


Get to know our Faculty - Actionbound (currently only available in german)

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Bound: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

With this Bound you get an insight into our faculty in a playful way, without having to move..

All you have to do is the following:

  1.     Download the free Actionbound app from the App Store or Google Play.
  2.     Scan the QR code with the Actionbound app