Computer Science – Logical, Colorful, Creative, Fascinating, and Omnipresent

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Whether at the Bachelor’s or Master’s level – the Department offers high-profile courses of study which combine academic rigor and practical relevance right from the beginning.

About 20 percent of our student body are international students – the Department’s international outlook and multicultural diversity contribute to providing a stimulating student experience.

Computer Science at RWTH is first-rate, as the Department has been continually ranked among the top educational and research institutions in recognized university rankings.

On our web pages, you can learn more about studying computer science in general as well as on the specifics of our computer sciences programs.


Is Computer Science the Right Subject?

You are not sure whether computer science is the right subject for you? In this section, we assist you in finding an answer to this important question.

Find out why you should study computer science at all, whether it is the right subject for you, if you meet the necessary requirements, why RWTH Aachen University and the Aachen region are the ideal location for studying computer science, and more.

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All Information on our Bachelor Program

Many questions need to be answered when deciding for the right study program as well as the right university. Find out more about the challenges and opportunities of studying Computer Science at RWTH Aachen University here. (PDF)

(as of Winter Semester 2021/22)

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Our Courses of Study

Learn more about the various courses of study offered by the Department of Compueter Science. We also provide you with information on course contents and some general requirements you should meet.

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Information for Applicants

In this section, you learn about the prerequisites for enrolling in our bachelor's and Master's courses of study. 

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Bridge Courses

Brush up your math and computing skills with our bridge courses in mathematics and computer science before embarking on your studies.

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International Students

If you come from abroad and want to study computer science at RWTH Aachen University, please check out this section!

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