Support for applicants
If you have questions concerning the application process for medicine and dentistry as a German / EU-citizen, please see www.hochschulstart.de!
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Germans, EU citizens, and international prospective students with a German Abitur must apply for the Aachen model course of study in medicine and dentistry through the Stiftung für Hochschulzulassung (hochschulSTART, 44128 Dortmund). The hochschulSTART-Info - an information booklet with the application documents - is located in schools, in the RWTH Aachen Student Advice Centre, and in the Employent Agencies' career information centers. Prospective students, who are not one of the groups listed above, must apply through the RWTH Aachen International Office.
Prospective students, who acquired their Abitur in the current year, have till July 15 to register fro the next winter semester. May 31 ist the deadline for former school graduates. The medicine course of study in Aachen can only be started in the winter semester, that is the middle of October. Applications through hochschulSTART apply to all universities in Germany, at which one can study medicine or dentistry. You can listed a maximum of six desired universities. Individuals interested in Aachen should listed RWTH Aachen in their top three preferences. If there are more applicants for a location than there are spots available, hochschulSTART will decide which applicants are admitted based on a catalogue of criteria.
Applicants for Aachen should choose the RWTH Aachen at the application process of the University (60% of all study places) at first, second or third place.
Application process of the University - Medicine
The application for 60% of all study places in medicin will changed from wintersemester 18/19. From this semester on we will use the "Test for medical study programs" (TMS-Test) together with the general qualification for university entrance (Abiturnote). The grade of the "Abitur" will be valued 51% and the TMS-result 49%. Informationen about the TMS-Test .
Application process of the University - Dentistry
For dentistry we will use the grade of the general qualification for university entrance (Abiturnote) for choosing our students. Applicants for Aachen should choose the RWTH Aachen at the application process of the University (60% of all study places) at first, second or third place.