Katholische Hochschule Nordrhein-Westfalen Catholic University of Applied Sciences

Incoming students


    Welcome to the Catholic University of Applied Sciences of North Rhine-Westphalia in Aachen!


    We are very pleased that you are interested in studying at the Catholic University of Applied Sciences, Aachen (KatHO NRW Aachen).

    You will find important and interesting information on this homepage that will help you apply for a place at university. The homepage also presents information concerning the content of different degree courses at the KatHO NRW Aachen. The information has been compiled as an initial guide to help you plan your stay in Aachen.

    It is intended to make it easier for you to apply for a place at the KatHO NRW and to help you overcome the bureaucratic obstacles at the start of your degree course. The homepage aims to help you find rapidly the right contact persons as well as to provide you with first insights into life as a student at our university. Of course this short summary cannot provide answers to all questions. That is why we invite you to contact us if you have any further questions.

    The international office of the KatHO NRW Aachen is the first port of call for international students. Our tasks include supporting foreign applicants for a university place during the application procedure as well as providing advice and support for international students concerning social, cultural, alien law issues and questions relating to the degree courses. In addition we provide advice to students with regard to periods of study and placements abroad.

    We wish you a lot of success and all the best for your degree
    course at KatHO NRW and your stay in Aachen!


    Your Team of the International Office Aachen


    General Information

    How to apply

    Besides the option to finish a whole degree in Aachen it is possible to study within the Erasmus programme.

    Also it is possible to absolve one or more exchange semesters if your home university doesn't have an Erasmus cooperation with the KatHO NRW.

    The following links will guide you through the application process.

    If you have any further questions please feel welcome to contact us.

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