RWTH International Academy

Management and Engineering in Structural Engineering and Risk Management of Industrial Facilities - CONSTRUCT

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration, Management & Consulting, Building and Construction
English only & German language course
Winter semester: 01 Mar/15 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
€ 5500
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
Fully finished applications until January 15th (Non-EU)/April 15th (EU) receive a 10% discount on the tuition fees.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent).

Fundamental knowledge in the following subjects (preliminary):

  1. Fundamentals in mathematics and natural sciences: mathematics, chemistry, physics.
  2. Fundamentals in engineering: mechanics, dynamics, thermodynamics.
  3. Specific fundamentals: from the areas of mechanical engineering or civil engineering.
  4. Fundamentals in management (may be completed in an online course): management and entrepreneurship, accounting, production and logistics, marketing, corporate finance.
Work Experience

A minimum of 12 months' work experience by the time of enrollment.

GPA Comment

Good performance in your undergraduate studies.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: With at least a grade of B.
min 5.5
min 90
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
CEFR German
min A1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Current RWTH students can take the RWTH Aachen Language Centre - B2 placement-test. The score reports must not be older than two years by the first time you submit the score reports. Exemptions for the language requirements are only applicable for degree holders from the USA, the UK, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia. MME-CONSTRUCT students take part in an A1.1 German language course as part of their curriculum.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:March 02 (German)March 02 (EU)December 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
Spring semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

In order to apply you'll need the following documents:

  1. University transcript of records (preferably with ECTS conversion).
  2. Proof of at least 12 months' work experience: the program requires a minimum of 12 months' work experience by the time of enrollment. The proof of work experience must include the following information:
    1. The employer's address and stamp.
    2. Contact details of your supervisor.
    3. Date of joining and, if applicable, resignation date (duration).
    4. Weekly hours.
    5. Job title.
    6. Short task description.
      Please note: your proof of work experience must be signed by a superior or HR.
  3. Curriculum vitae (CV).
  4. Letter of intent (1 page): please answer the following questions in detail:
    1. What perceptions do you have when thinking of studying in Germany?
    2. Why do you want to study at RWTH Aachen University?
    3. Why did you choose the M.Sc. MME-CONSTRUCT?
    4. Please mention your past academic or university experiences.
    5. Where did you receive information about RWTH Aachen University and the program?
    6. In what way does the MME-CONSTRUCT contribute to you achieving your career goals?
  5. Proof of English language proficiency (see language requirements).
  6. Two letters of recommendation: please note that no standard form or format is required for the letter of recommendation. The letter of recommendation can be issued by a university professor/lecturer or by a superior from your employment. It should, however, provide the following information:
    1. Your relationship with the author.
    2. Your academic/professional history.
    3. Your qualities/achievements/ambitions in your respective field.
    4. Your personal traits and goals.
    5. The author’s signature.
    6. Be written on the institution’s/company’s letterhead (if possible).
    7. Bear the stamp of the issuing institution/company (if possible).
  7. University degree certificate.
  8. APS, only for applicants with a first degree from China.

If your documents were not issued in German or English, you must have a certified translator translate them into either German or English. These copies do not need to be notarized.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website