RWTH Aachen Reviews

Updated March 7, 2015
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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

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    nice place to do research.

    Cons

    small town, less opportunity compared to big cities.

  2. To much time

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at RWTH Aachen

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Much time to do nonsense

    Cons

    No career oppotnunities. Public service

  3. Nice place to work in research and development in the technical field.

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

    I have been working at RWTH Aachen

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good collaborations within the university. High quality level of research.

    Cons

    No real chances to build a carrier.

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  5. 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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Open research enviromment and helpful

    Cons

    Sometimes left alone to deal with project

  6. 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 a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Greak work environment, lots of traveling.

    Cons

    Income is not negotiable unless you get a Professorship.

  7. 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)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    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

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. I had good time in RWTH.

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    Former Employee - Research Assistant
    Former Employee - Research Assistant

    I worked at RWTH Aachen

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Execellent support, professional people, hardworking colleagues

    Cons

    For non german speaker, administration can be headache.

  11. 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

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good salary and flexed topics

    Cons

    limited supervision requires good abilities on independent working

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