Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen
RWTH is one of the leading universities in engineering and natural sciences in Germany and has succeeded in the Excellence Initiative by the German federal and state governments for the second time in a row. The work of the research centers of RWTH Aachen is closely oriented towards the current needs of society and industry. This leads to numerous developments that are patented and utilized. The competence centers of RWTH Aachen achieve very effective cross-subject, inter-faculty collaboration in interdisciplinary networks while maintaining a high level of specialization and differentiation into distinct subject areas.