Citizens of the EU
For visitors from most countries, Germany requires a passport, which needs to be valid for at least 6 months. EU nationals do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany.
All Non-EU citizens require a visa. However, a visa is not required for visits of up to 90 days in an 180 day period for nationals of those countries for which the European Community has abolished the visa requirement.
You may apply for short stay visas (Schengen Visas) at missions of the German Federal Foreign Office, such as embassies and consulates.
Please also visit the homepage of "Auswärtiges Amt" to find a detailed table of all countries requiring a visa and more information on visa regulations, as well as a list of German missions around the world.
An invitation letter for the purpose of obtaining a travel visa or permission to attend the meeting will be handed out on request after registration for the conference.
For the invitation letter we need the following information of your passport:
If you need a letter of invitation in order to apply for a German visa, please contact the Congress Office vie e-mail to: email@example.com
After receipt of your passport details we will issue the invitation letter and send it to you by email.
As in most countries of the European Union, the official German currency is the Euro (€).
Please note that there are no general bank hours in Germany. Most banks are open in the morning hours and just a few hours in the afternoon or early evening.
Major credit cards are accepted at most cashpoints, stores, restaurants and hotels.
Telephone and Internet
Germany's international pre-dial is +49 (0049).
Public places like airports, universities, libraries, restaurants and cafés may offer "free"-WiFi Hotspots.
The electrical power supply in Germany is 220 V, 50 Hz, AC.Official plugs in Germany are:
Germany's standard time zone is UTC/GMT +1 hour.
RWTH Aachen is easily accessible with public transportation. Buses and trains run frequently and reliably and ensure a quick connection to the city and surrounding areas.
The nearest train station to RWTH Aachen is the Aachen West Train Station. Both RWTH's central campus with the Main Building on Templergraben and the Campus Hörn can be reached from here by foot. However, they are also accessible by bus.
The Aachen Central Train Station and RWTH Aachen are connected by various bus lines. The bus ride to all campuses lasts about 20 minutes.
The Aachen West Train Station is not handicap accessible.
Take bus 13B from the Aachen Central Train Station and get off at the stop Technische Hochschule
For further information about getting to the RWTH click here.
GDCh MAKRO 2022
12 - 14 September 2022 | Conference in Aachen (Germany) GDCh MAKRO 2022 12 - 14 September 2022 | Conference in Aachen (Germany)