Frequently Asked Questions

You can apply for a study place in M.Sc. “Periodontology” in RWTHonline within the application period (Dezember 01 until July 15).
Please note that the application for a study place and the enrollment at the university are two different procedures.

For your application, you need to hand in the following documents:

  • University degree certificate and Transcript of records
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Letter of Motivation
  • Confirmation of a minimum of two years working experience as a dentist (please merge all your references in one pdf file)
  • Confirmation of sufficient command of English language (level B2)

Once we receive your complete documents, they will be assessed by the scientific director of the course. If you are meeting the admission requirements, you can be enrolled at the university. By enrolling you get a study placement at RWTH Aachen, that is you become a member of the university.

Your enrollment process needs to be completed in RWTHonline, a list of needed documents can be found in RWTHonline after your admission.

A transcript of records is a listing of your academic qualifications, including a list of all lectures, seminars, courses etc. you attended (listed for each semester) with credits earned and grades. The transcript of records is issued by your university and graduates receive it normally together with their degree certificate.

The RWTH semester fee amounts to approx. EUR 300 and is unrelated to RWTH International Academy’s fees.

Students enrolled at RWTH Aachen must (re-)register before the start of every semester, by paying the semester fee. The Registrar’s Office sends a reminder email at the beginning of the re-registration period and one week before the deadline with all the necessary information. Information about the amount of the student body and social contribution fee, banking details, etc. can be found in RWTHonline when the re-registration period begins.

Amongst others, the semester fee at RWTH Aachen University includes the semester ticket for public transport within the whole state of North Rhine-Westphalia, part of Belgium and part of the Netherlands.

The tuition fees for the M.Sc. in “Periodontology” amount to 23,550 EUR for three semesters. The fees need to be paid in 3 instalments à 7,850 EUR at the beginning of each semester.

Additionally the RWTH semester fee needs to be paid at the beginning of each semester to RWTH Aachen university. Deadlines and all further information can be found in RWTHonline.

For Master’s courses of study mainly in English, adequate knowledge of English must be proven by non-native speakers of English who have not acquired their higher education entrance qualification at an English-language institution. The following certificates are recognized:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) “Internet-based” test (IBT) with a result of at least 90 points,
  • IELTS test with a result of at least 5.5,
  • Cambridge Test – Certificate in Advanced English (CAE),
  • First Certificate in English (FCE) with a grade of at least B,
  • A certificate of English language skills at level B2 of the “Common European Framework of Reference of Languages”. Such evidence is provided, for example, by a German Abitur certificate, showing that English has been consistently taken as a subject and passed with the grade of “sufficient” up to the end of qualification level 1 (grade 11 for the G8 Abitur, otherwise grade 12).
  • Placement test at the RWTH Language Center at the B2 level (MK 7).

Our program requires a minimum of 24 months’ work experience by the time of enrollment. The proof of work experience has to include the following information:

  • The employer’s address and stamp
  • Job title
  • Short task description
  • Date of joining and, if applicable, resignation date (duration)

Please note: your proof of work experience must be signed by a superior or HR!