RWTH Aachen University

- Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen -

Around 12,500 international students

Innovative answers to global challenges

Internationally recognized hotspot

With 260 institutes, RWTH Aachen University is one of Europe’s premier educational and research institutions. The University’s nine faculties offer a wide range of academic subjects, including most traditional academic disciplines. Around 540 professors and about 8,000 staff are working in research, teaching, and administration. RWTH Aachen University is among the leading European scientific and research institutions and has set itself clearly defined goals in terms of academic output, quality of its graduates, and external funding.

RWTH Aachen University offers competence-, research and practice-oriented training with the goal of developing highly qualified and responsible graduates for leading positions in science, society and business. 

The ABCD Centre is currently working with the Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management department of the RWTH Aachen University

Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Resources Management

At the IWW many aspects of hydraulic engineering and water management are investigated in national and international research projects. The research activities include basic research as well as applied and practical questions. The research activities of the IWW are divided into the following three research groups: Coasts and Flood, Morphodynamics and Sediments, and Energy and environment.