Division 2.3 - MobilityCopyright: Martin Braun
The Division of Mobility belongs to Department 2.0 - International Office within RWTH Aachen Central University Administration. Our staff plans and coordinates partnerships with universities around the world and advises RWTH Aachen students, staff, and faculty on exchange programs and stays abroad.
We are the first contact for faculties and administrative units in all matters and questions regarding the creation, expansion, and practical implementation of partnerships with universities worldwide. We coordinate contracts with foreign universities and research institutes and visit programs for foreign delegations. In addition we manage RWTH Aachen's central cooperation database.
Mobility of RWTH Personnel
We advise scientific staff as well as the personnel in technology and administration in all matters of foreign mobility. In the field of staff mobility, there are different options for implementation, depending on the target group. In particular, two types of mobility are available for RWTH personnel under the Erasmus+ program: The Erasmus+ Teaching Staff Mobility – Staff Training Assignment or STA – to promote teaching visits in European host universities and the Erasmus+ Staff Mobility – Staff Training or STT – to promote the education of scientific and non-academic staff for career development and internationalization.
Stay Abroad of RWTH Students
We advise RWTH Aachen students, who would like to study abroad, on study options, programs, and funding opportunities, support them in the application and preparation process for exchange programs with the university, and award scholarships for various stays and programs. Our responsibilities including advising about stays abroad in Europe, North America, China, India, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore. Various exchange programs, including Erasmus+, UNITECH International, and UROP, are supervised here. Students can also get information here about internships abroad within the framework of the European Union Erasmus Program.
Your Questions, Our Answers
What RWTH Aachen partner universities can I study at?
You can find RWTH Aachen's partner universities in our database MoveOnline Exchanges
You can also get an overview on the page Partner Universities worldwide.
RWTH Aachen is a member of a series of international organizations and networks and maintains strategic partnerships with Tsinghua University in Beijing, Indian Institute of Technology Madras in Chennai, and the University of Alberta in Edmonton.
How do I go about doing an internship abroad?
Read our tips on Internships Abroad.
What is UROP and what advantages does it offer?
UROP is the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program at RWTH Aachen. It has existed since 2008 and offers students initial research experiences abroad.
Jasmin Haverkamp M. Sc.
|Phone: +49 241 80 90698|
|Leiterin Team Europa
Claudia Hanke M. A.
|Phone: +49 241 80 90684|
Adriane Sehlinger M. A.
|Phone: +49 241 80 90685|
Dipl.-Betriebsw. Nina Funke
|Phone: +49 241 80 90611|
Birgit Thun M. A.
|Phone: +49 241 80 90687|
|Phone: +49 241 80 97854|
Erasmus Studienaufenthalt Support
|Phone: +49 241 80 90697|
|Team Amerika & Australien|
|Koordinator Südamerika und Australien
Benjamin Pietsch M. A.
|Phone: +49 241 80 90686|
|Team Asien & Afrika|
|Leiterin Team Asien & Afrika
|Phone: +49 241 80 90812|
|Koordinator China und Thailand
Peter Hartges M. A.
|Phone: +49 241 80 90683|
|Projektkoordinatorin Indo-German Centre for Sustainability
Malin Praktiknjo M. Sc.
|Phone: +49 241 80 90676|
|Phone: +49 241 80 97851|