UC Davis Exchanges in Germany


Engineering in Germany

Aachen, Germany

Orientation and Welcome WeekMarch 25, 2019 – March 29, 2019
Lecture Period (Summer Semester):  April 1, 2019 July 12, 2019
Exam Period (Summer Semester):  July 2019 – September 2019

Program Overview

This exchange program with renowned RWTH Aachen University in Germany offers students a unique opportunity to take UC Davis classes toward your Engineering major or minor as an exchange student in Germany during RWTH Summer Semester. 

 Why RWTH Aachen University?

  • RWTH Aachen is among the leading European scientific and research institutions.
  • Support and resources for exchange students, like BeBuddy, an informal mentoring program.
  • Take classes toward your degree in a vibrant, international city in the heart of Europe.
  • Aachen University program trains students to be employed in all technical fields in the industry in research and development as well as in production and distribution.
  • Students can apply for research and industry internships to complement the academic courses.

Students will be part of a department-specific exchange guided by advisors and faculty at both UC Davis and RWTH Aachen University. Students should contact the UC Davis major/minor program advisors and coordinators to create a study plan proposal.  

Taught in:  English

Max Enrollment:  6

Instruction and Support – Track 1: Chemical Engineering 
Instruction and Support – Track 2: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Courses, Eligibility, Prerequisites

This program is open to students who meet the eligibility requirements and who have taken the necessary prerequisites. See Courses for more information.