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RWTH Aachen University
Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Informatik 3 - SWC
Ahornstra├če 55
52056 Aachen

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Master Program Software Systems Engineering

Landing page of the website for the Software Systems Engineering master program of the Computer Science department of RWTH Aachen University.

Welcome to the website of the Software Systems Engineering (SSE) master program offered by the Department of Computer Science of RWTH Aachen University. A brief overview of the SSE master program is provided on the RWTH Aachen University website.

  • This two year (four semesters) master's program is especially for international students (but not limited to), holding a bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a closely related field from an internationally recognized university. 
  • The program is completely taught in English, i.e. no German language proficiency is required.
  • The program only starts in winter terms that begin in October.
  • The deadline of the application for admission for most international applicants is 1st of March of the corresponding year. The application for admission page informs about the application deadlines, requirements, and process in more detail.

Please carefully read the information that is provided on this website including the SSE frequently answered question (FAQ) before contacting RWTH Aachen University's International Office or the SSE student advisory. You might also be interested in general information about the Department of Computer Science of RWTH Aachen University and the Department of Computer Science's chairs and institutes.

Information for international students

The Software Systems Engineering (SSE) master program is one of the international master's degree programs at RWTH Aachen University. There is general information for prospective international students as well as information for international applicants for master programs (including application deadlines). Once you got admitted and you have enrolled to the SSE master, you might want to check Formalities to be Completed.

If you are interested in taking part in an Erasmus exchange rather than entering a full program, have a look at information for (Erasmus) exchange students.

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