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Automotive Engineering

RWTH Aachen University

18 months
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About

Within this Automotive Engineering program at RWTH Aachen University, students are taught the technological basics and in-depth knowledge in the conception and the development of passenger cars and commercial vehicles, and optionally of motorcycles and off-highway vehicles.

Overview

This comprises technical vehicle design with regard to market, legislative and manufacturing requirements. 

Key Features 

  • Course modules cover all of the vehicle’s main domains such as chassis, body, drivetrain, safety, driver assistance systems and others. Graduates will be proficient in relevant technological areas like vehicle dynamics, energy efficiency, acoustics, mechatronics, structural fatigue and durability.
  • The Automotive Engineering program from RWTH Aachen University provides in-depth knowledge of industrial design approaches and research topics with regard to real-world vehicle requirements, market developments and legislative constraints.

Programme Structure

  • This three semester program consists of two semesters of compulsory and elective courses; a 22 week Master's thesis concludes the study program in the third semester. 
  • The courses are taught in English and usually comprise lectures and adjacent exercises as well as a written or oral examination. 
  • The Master's thesis can be written in English or German language, with basic knowledge of German required for the registration of the Master's thesis. The students have the possibility to attend a German language course during their studies, a time slot is reserved for German language courses.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of your transcript of records or your diploma supplement. Please submit a transcript of records with all the semesters you have studied. When you apply you have to be able to provide grades all the semesters you have studied except your last two semesters of study.
  • A module catalog or course descriptions of all the courses you completed in your studies. If these are available on your university’s webpage, you can also upload a PDF that shows the link to this page. If you do not, or cannot upload a module catalog, the respective Examination Board will still review your application for your eligibility for your chosen course(s) of study. Your application may however have to be rejected due to your missing module catalog.
  • If you are applying to start a course of study in a higher core semester: a copy of your final academic transcript.
  • Tabular resume

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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  • EU/EEA

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 18 months.
  • There are no tuition fees at RWTH Aachen University - this applies for international students as well! 

Living costs for Aachen

813 - 1131 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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