Program dates: 10 weeks from mid-May to early-August
According to QS World University Rankings 2011, RWTH Aachen University was ranked 35th in the world within the Engineering & IT category and ranked 140th overall. RWTH’s strengths have traditionally been in engineering and the natural sciences. Research beacons include three clusters of excellence and a graduate school funded by the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments.
The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program at RWTH Aachen University is specifically designed for students who wish to attain hands-on experience in fundamental research at one of the top universities of science and technology worldwide. Besides obtaining research experience, the students participate in German language training and workshops on intercultural and research-related issues. Leisure activities complete their international experience in Germany.
UROP International offers undergraduate students the unique chance to conduct their own research project, thus actively experiencing what research is like at an early stage of their academic career. While pursuing their projects, students are mentored and supervised by the excellent research staff of the host institute at RWTH Aachen University.
To learn more about the program, please visit this website.