FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Here you can find answers to frequently asked questions. First, select the category by clicking on the header. The related questions will then be displayed. Select the question that you are interested in by clicking on "Details einblenden" ("Show Details").


Application Procedure | Find out everything about application, admission and registration.

Admission Requirements | Find out everything about pre-study practical training, language skills and aptitude tests.

Change of University | Find out more about transferring from another university to FH Aachen.

Change of Degree Programme |Find out more about changing your degree programme, if you are already registered at FH Aachen.

Re-Registration & Leave of Absence | With re-registration, students declare their willingness to continue their studies in the following semester. 

Semester Fee & Refund | The semester fee  is payable by newly registered and regular students over a specific time period.

Deregistration | Find out more about deregistration, i.e. the removal from the student register and termination of the university membership.

Withdrawal from Admission | Withdrawal from admission refers to newly registered students withdrawing from their university place before the start of studies.

Online Services | There are several online services supporting FH Aachen students with managing their studies, such as registering for courses or applying for the FH Karte.

Examination Matters | In this category, you will find answers to questions on topics such as the withdrawal from examinations and issuing the proof of academic achievement.


Start of Studies | Here, you will find helpful information for a successful start of studies at FH Aachen.

Certificates | Here, you will find answers to general questions about all kinds of certificates.

Submission of Applications | Here, you will find out more about submitting applications, e.g. for a change of degree programme or cross-registration.

eTicket | The eTicket is a chip card that contains an electronic authorisation to use public transport. Find out more about this on the following page.