Application Bachelor / State Examination
To the Online Application
RWTHonline application portal for the 2018 summer semester will open on December 4, 2017.
RWTHonline Selfservice will allow you to view the current status of your application. Here, you are also informed about missing documents. We recommend checking the status of your application before the deadline for submitting additional documents (January 1 for the summer semester and July 20 for the winter semester) to ensure that no documents are missing and that you can participate in the allocation process.
The Registrar's Office will only inform you that documents are missing through Selfservice. It is your responsibility to regularly check your application status.
International Prospective Students
We explain the application process for prospective international students under:
A differentiation is made between applications for placement in courses of study with nationwide restricted admission on one hand and locally restricted admission on the other.
Nationwide Restricted Admission Courses of Study (Dentistry and Medicine)
The Stiftung für Hochschulzulassung – Hochschulstart – allocates university placements in medicine and dentistry in a nationwide selection process.
Please submit your application for a first semester of study via the online application portal Hochschulstart. The following application deadlines apply to applications via Hochschulstart for winter semester 2018/19:
- for applicants who received a university entrance qualification certificate before January 16, 2018: May 31, 2018
- for applicants, who received a university entrance qualification certificate after January 15, 2018: July 15, 2018
The Student Advice Centre offers presentations every year specifically about this application process.
Please submit applications for a higher semester of study by using the RWTHonline application wizard. We explain how to do so on our webpage Application for a Higher Semester.
Locally Restricted Admission Courses of Study
In order to receive a study placement in one of the courses of study with restricted admisison at RWTH Aachen, you must directly apply to RWTH Aachen. We have put together all of the information regarding application for a first semester and application for a higher semester on our website. On these pages you will find out more about current application deadlines and information about beginning studies.
Dialogue-Oriented Service Process (DoSV)
RWTH Aachen will be participating in the "Dialogue-Oriented Service Process" or DoSV of the Stiftung für Hochschulzulassung in the 2018/19 winter semester:
- Psychology (Bachelor of Science)
- Business Administration (Bachelor of Science)
- Biology (Bachelor of Science)
If you are interested in one of the above courses of study, you can find all the important information about applying and a helpful checklist by going to the DoSV page on the RWTH Aachen website.