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FH Aachen - University of Applied Sciences

3.9 out of 5 (69 ratings / 57 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. 

Bachelor's programmes

Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Business & Management (1)
Social Sciences (1)

Pre-Bachelor's programmes

Humanities (1)



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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Housing services

"Extra Space" is a joint initiative of the City of Aachen, its universities FH Aachen and RWTH Aachen as well as their respective Student Union's Executive Committee (AStA). The campaign, drawn up by the FH Aachen, wants to put the spotlight on the students' housing situation. All citizens are asked to provide reasonably priced housing. A lot of offers can already be found on the website of the housing exchange "Extra room". | Go to extra room

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

Campus life

The campuses are situated in quiet small towns of about 20,000 to 32,000 people with green environments. Shopping facilities are within walking distance and many larger cities can be reached for free by public transportation with the student semester ticket.

Sports facilities

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

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It's generally great and interesting.

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Perfect University with very friendly professors always open to help and give support to the students.

Dream come true
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Overall, the university is well recognized and provides students with numerous opportunities and best practical workshops and expertise professors.

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