RWTH Aachen

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RWTH Aachen Reviews

Updated December 13, 2014
Updated December 13, 2014
28 Reviews
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  1.  

    one of eleven elite "Universities of Excellence" in Germany

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at RWTH Aachen

    Pros

    nice place to do research.

    Cons

    small town, less opportunity compared to big cities.

    Recommends
  2.  

    To much time

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at RWTH Aachen

    Pros

    Much time to do nonsense

    Cons

    No career oppotnunities. Public service

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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    Phd studenz

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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Aachen (Germany)
    Current Employee - PhD Student in Aachen (Germany)

    I have been working at RWTH Aachen

    Pros

    Open research enviromment and helpful

    Cons

    Sometimes left alone to deal with project

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Great Employer.

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Aachen (Germany)
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Aachen (Germany)

    I have been working at RWTH Aachen full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Greak work environment, lots of traveling.

    Cons

    Income is not negotiable unless you get a Professorship.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    PhD Student/Research Associate

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    Current Employee - Research Associate
    Current Employee - Research Associate

    I have been working at RWTH Aachen full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    + Free work hours (depends on institute, I was in computer science)
    + Vacation days (ca. 30)

    Cons

    The PhD "programme" is generally of good quality with lots of independent research does, however, take significantly longer than in other countries, i.e., ca 4-7 years

    Recommends
  7.  

    RWTH Aachen University

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at RWTH Aachen

    Pros

    Great University with excellent faculty.

    Cons

    Require more international program and flexibility in coursework.

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    none

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Research Assistant

    I have been working at RWTH Aachen full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good connections, top research budget

    Cons

    Too much politics, not enough time to do real research

  9.  

    I had good time in RWTH.

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant
    Former Employee - Research Assistant

    I worked at RWTH Aachen

    Pros

    Execellent support, professional people, hardworking colleagues

    Cons

    For non german speaker, administration can be headache.

    Recommends
  10.  

    Promotion is RWTH Aachen is great

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    Current Employee - Research Assistant
    Current Employee - Research Assistant

    I have been working at RWTH Aachen

    Pros

    Good salary and flexed topics

    Cons

    limited supervision requires good abilities on independent working

    Recommends
  11.  

    great experience

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    Current Employee - Researcher
    Current Employee - Researcher

    I have been working at RWTH Aachen

    Pros

    Freedom of research is the key reason.

    Cons

    Financial support is a bit tough.

    Recommends

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