Partner universities

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The Division of Earth Sciences and Geography offers students exchange opportunities with a total of 96 universities in 37 countries. A distinction is made between Erasmus, RWTHweltweit and faculty partnerships.

As part of the renewal of the Erasmus+ program, Faculty 5 is working on joint faculty contracts in the future. Thus, the processes of student mobility shall be simplified and the offer of partner universities for all divisions shall be extended. Furthermore, new partner universities, especially in English-speaking countries, are to be included.

Country University Instruction Language Type of contract
Argentinia Universidad Nacional de San Juan Spanish RWTHworldwide
Belgium KU Leuven English, Dutch Erasmus+
Université de Liège French Erasmus+
Brasil Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais - UFMG in Belo Horizonte Portugese RWTHworldwide
Canada Polytechnique Montréal French RWTHworldwide
University of Alberta in Edmonton English RWTHworldwide
University of Waterloo English RWTHworldwide
Chile Universidad de Talca Spanish RWTHworldwide
China China University of Mining and Technology (CUMT) in Xuzhou

English, Chinese

Faculty partnership

University of Science and Technology Beijing English, Chinese Faculty partnership
Beihang University in Peking English, Chinese RWTHworldwide
Beijing Institute of Technology - BIT English, Chinese RWTHworldwide
East China University of Science and Technology - ECUST in Shanghai English, Chinese RWTHworldwide
Huazhong University of Science and Technology - HUST in Wuhan English, Chinese RWTHworldwide
Peking University English, Chinese RWTHworldwide
Shanghai Jiaotong University - SJTU English, Chinese RWTHworldwide
Southeast University in Nanjing English, Chinese RWTHworldwide
Sun Yat-Sen University in Guangzhou English, Chinese RWTHworldwide
Tongji University in Shanghai English, Chinese RWTHworldwide
Tsinghua University in Beijing English, Chinese RWTHworldwide
Zhejiang University in Hangzhou English, Chinese RWTHworldwide
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - PolyU English, Chinese RWTHworldwide
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology - HKUST English, Chinese RWTHworldwide
Czech Republic Masaryk University in Brno


Charles University in Prague English, Czech Erasmus+
Denmark University of Copenhagen English, Danish Erasmus+
Estonia University of Tartu English, Estonian Erasmus+
France University Grenoble Alps (UGA)


Université de Lille French Erasmus+
Université de Lorraine in Nancy French Erasmus+
Université de Montpellier French Erasmus+
Université Paris-Saclay French Erasmus+
Université de Strasbourg French Erasmus+
Université Toulouse III-Paul Sabatier French Erasmus+
Greece Geoponiko Panepistimio Athinon in Athens Greek, English Erasmus+
Hungary University of Szeged English, Hungarian Erasmus+
Iceland University of Iceland in Reykjavik



Reykjavik University English Erasmus+
Indien Indian Institute of Science Bangalore - IISC Bangalore English RWTHworldwide
Indian Institute of Technology Delhi - IIT Delhi English RWTHworldwide
Indian Institute of Technology Madras - IIT Madras in Chennai English RWTHworldwide
Indonesia Universitas Gadjah Mada in Yogyakarta English, Indonesian Faculty partnership
Israel Israel Institute of Technology - Technion in Haifa English RWTHworldwide
Italy Università degli studi di Catania

Italian, English

Università degli Studi dell' Insubria Italian, English Erasmus+
Università degli Studi di Padova Italian, English Erasmus+
Università degli Studi di Perugia Italian, English Erasmus+
Japan Keio University in Tokio English, Japanese RWTHworldwide
Kumamoto University in Kurokami English, Japanese Faculty partnership
Kyoto University English, Japanese RWTHworldwide
Kyushu University English, Japanese RWTHworldwide
Nagoya University English, Japanese RWTHworldwide
Nara Institute of Science and Technology - NAIST English, Japanese RWTHworldwide
Osaka University English, Japanese RWTHworldwide
Tokyo Institute of Technology - Tokyo Tech English, Japanese RWTHworldwide
Tohoku University in Sendai English, Japanese RWTHworldwide
Latvia University of Latvia in Riga English Erasmus+
Lithuania Vilnius University English, Russian Erasmus+
Mongolia German-Mongolian Institute for Resources and Technology in Ulaanbaatar English Faculty partnership
Namibia Namibia University of Science and Technology in Windhoek English Faculty partnership
Netherland Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam English, Dutch Erasmus+
University of Bergen

English, Norwegian

University of Stavanger English, Norwegian Erasmus+
NTNU Trondheim English Erasmus+
Oman German University of Technology in Oman English RWTHworldwide
Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice English Erasmus+
AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków

English, Polish

Wrcolaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences English, Polish Erasmus+
Portugal Universidade de Coimbra


Universidade de Lisboa Portuguese Erasmus+
Romania West University of Timișoara English, Romanian Erasmus+
Singapore National University of Singapore - NUS English RWTHworldwide
South Korea EWHA Womans University in Seoul English, Korean RWTHworldwide
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology - KAIST in Daejeon English, Korean RWTHworldwide
Korea University in Seoul English, Korean RWTHworldwide
Pohang University of Science and Technology - POSTECH English, Korean RWTHworldwide
Seoul National University - SNU English, Korean RWTHworldwide
Yonsei University in Seoul English, Korean RWTHworldwide
Spain Universitat de Barcelona Catalan, Spanish, English Erasmus+
Universidad de Granada


Universidad de Huelva Spanish Erasmus+
Universidad de León Spanish, English Erasmus+
Universidad Complutense de Madrid


Universidad de Cantabria in Santander Spanish Erasmus+
Universidad de Zaragoza Spanish Erasmus+
Sweden Stockholm University English Erasmus+
Umeå University English Erasmus+
Switzerland Université de Lausanne French Faculty partnership
Taiwan National Taiwan University - NTU in Taipeh English RWTHworldwide
National Tsing Hua University - NTHU in Hsinchu English RWTHworldwide
National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University - NYCU in Hsinchu English RWTHworldwide
Thailand Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok English, Thai RWTHworldwide
Turkey Istanbul Technical University Turkish, English Erasmus+
Ege Üniversitesi Turkish, English Erasmus+
USA Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta English RWTHworldwide
University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia English RWTHworldwide