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FH Aachen - University of Applied Sciences

3.9 out of 5 (65 ratings / 53 reviews) Aachen, Germany
With more than 14,000 students, almost 2,000 graduates a year, ten faculties, more than 70 degree programmes, nine in-house and three affiliated institutes as well as four competence platforms, the FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences, with its Aachen and Jülich locations, is one of the biggest and most important universities of applied sciences in Germany. 

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)



The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering has been located at 1 Goethestrasse for more than 100 years and is one of the oldest faculties of the FH Aachen. Its history dates back to 1902, when the "Königliche Höhere Maschinenbauschule Aachen" (Royal Higher Mechanical Engineering School Aachen) was founded, and is closely linked to the industrial development of the region in the 19th century. 


The FH Aachen offers its students a first-rate course of study that superbly prepares them for jobs in modern and trendsetting professions. Apart from the traditional MINT subjects, such as mathematics, informatics, natural sciences, and technology, the range of courses offered by the university also includes business studies and design. In line with market requirements, more than 70 Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes aren't just offered as full-time courses of study, there is also an ever increasing number of dual study programmes. 


When it comes to research, the FH Aachen strives to be among the strongest universities of applied sciences in Germany. The competences are mainly in the future areas of energy, mobility, and life sciences. The latest research results are directly incorporated into teaching.


The FH Aachen trains and educates young women and men who assume responsibility in regional businesses and contribute to the development of the local trade and industry by applying their research-related expert knowledge and methodological skills.

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Student services

The Student Service Center (SSC) is your first contact, if you want to study, if you are studying, or if you have already completed your studies, at the FH Aachen.

Library services

The FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences has established libraries at four locations in Aachen and in Jülich. There you will find study literature, scholarly journals, newspapers, specialised databases and collections of standards, reading rooms, Internet access and friendly, professional advice. 

ICT services

As a central service provider, the Data Processing Centre (DVZ) provides the various FH Aachen user groups with the necessary infrastructure needed for the use of the new media (internet).

Medical services

We represent students with disabilities or a chronic disease at the FH Aachen in Aachen and Jülich, taking care of all issues and concerns. We support you in managing your course of study, and we are your contact in case of queries and problems that arise during your studies due to your disability or illness.

Student Life

Sports facilities

If you want to participate in unversity sport, please address yourself to the contact persons for integrative sport.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

I had great experiences in study at FH achen university and i loving more day by day

Future belongs to Automation
Zeeshan Kibria rated 5 out of 5 stars

Learned about software development and its process models with protocols.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Well structured curriculum. Excellent teachers and cool fellow students. Would recommend!

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