RWTH Aachen University is a large university located in Aachen, Germany. "RWTH" is the abbreviation of Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule which translates into "Rhenish-Westphalian Technical University". However, officially, "RWTH" remains untranslated. The university is part of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, a society of Germany's leading research universities.
The RWTH Aachen University has an excellent reputation in chemistry, electrical and mechanical engineering and has partnerships with leading institutions worldwide. The university is member of several cooperations like the IDEA League, the TU 9 (German Institutes of Technology), the Euregio-University-Cooperation ALMA and the TIME-network.