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RWTH Aachen University

Robotic Systems Enginееring

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Mechanical Engineering, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Applied Engineering
English only & German language course
Winter semester: 01 Mar/15 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
€ 6000
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction 
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
The total course fee is 24,000 €. Complete applications submitted by April 15th receive a 10% Early Bird Discount on the tuition fееs.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in mechanical engineering or a related discipline, such as automotive, aerospace or energy engineering, manufacturing, structural, industrial or production engineering.

Fundamental knowledge in the following subjects (preliminary):

  1. Fundamentals of mathematics and natural sciences (25 CP): mathematics, numerical mathematics, physics.
  2. Fundamentals of engineering sciences (45 CP): mechanics, machine design, electronics, material sciences, thermodynamics, manufacturing technology, structural design, computer-aided design.
  3. Fundamentals of system sciences (25 CP): informatics, software techniques, programming, sensor techniques, FEM, multi-body simulation, control engineering, simulation methods, mechatroniсs.
Work Experience

A minimum of 12 months work experience by the time of enrollmеnt.

GPA Comment

Good performance in your undergraduate studiеs.

Language Requirements

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

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

Additional information:
Current RWTH students - RWTH Aachen Language Centre - B2 placement-test (English language proficiency). The score reports must not be older than two years by August 1st of the year the degree course you are applying for will start. Exemptions for the language requirements are only applicable for degree holders from the USA, the UK, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia. RoboSys Students can attend and complete the German language course at the RWTH Language Center in any one of the four semesters of their study program.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

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 program in question?
    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 program in question 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. GRE (Graduate Record Examination) – Verbal Reasoning 145 | Quantitative Reasoning 160 | Analytical Writing 3 (only for non-EU and non-EEA applicants).
  9. 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.

The application procеss is 100% digital.


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