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Welcome to the Department of Earth Sciences and Geography. We are pleased that you are interested in spending one to two semesters in our Department. On the following pages we would like to inform you of various opportunities and provide you with the necessary information concerning your stay in Aachen.

We offer a stay for one (5 months) or two semesters (10 months). This is possible

  • with ERASMUS+
    The first step is to contact the International Office of your home university/faculty/department, as they must first formally nominate you.

Should be there no bilateral agreement, it is possible to apply as

The official language of instruction is German. All B.Sc. courses taught by the department, as well as all M.Sc. courses in the field of geography, are held in German. Therefore, it is important that you have a language level in German of at least B2 . The M.Sc. courses in the field of Earth Sciences are held in English.

The department is located in several buildings near the town centre. Another important building is the University Library. Additionally, Earth Sciences and Geography have also their own libraries. Excellent computer facilities are provided for the students of Earth Sciences and Geography.

If you are interested, please read the information given on the following pages. If you have any questions or need further information about the exchange, feel free to contact us.

Hope to see you next semester.

Yours sincerely,

Department of Earth Sciences and Geography