At a glance

RWTH Business School.

Managing innovations and technologies of tomorrow is one of the key challenges of continuous technical change. Interdisciplinary learning and the ability to make context-related management decisions are existential. RWTH Business School opens up new perspectives and generates innovative and impactful ideas at the interface of business and industry, society, the natural sciences, and technology. As a subsidiary of RWTH International Academy, the official academy for continuing education of RWTH Aachen University, it offers the perfect continuing education portfolio in the field of management for specialists and executives of all career positions.

“Specialists and executives not only need the managerial skills to transform a good idea into a profitable business model but also the technological knowledge to recognize a good idea when they see one.”

- Prof. Dr. Malte Brettel | Vice-Rector for Industry and Business Relations RWTH Aachen University

Facts and figures

Founding year: 2016
First programs were offered in 2004




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The reason I chose the DDS program at RWTH Business School was that the program syllabus contained the right mix of technical Data Science subjects and Management subjects – both skills together make the perfect recipe for a powerful career!

Shruthi ManivannanStudent | Data Analytics and Decision Science

I strongly believe that the combination of the prestige of RWTH Aachen University with the award-winning program’s unique individual-oriented approach would fulfill all the aspects that I required at this stage of my career.

Su Min YangStudent | MME in Technology, Innovation, Marketing and Entrepreneurship

As an engineer and trained machinist, I wanted to bridge the gap between technology and economics. The RWTH Executive MBA in Technology and Innovation Management was an excellent opportunity to do this, as it combined relevant specialist knowledge and guidance with a high degree of practical relevance.

Roman GaidaAlumnus | Executive MBA

RWTH Aachen University

RWTH Business School builds on the academic excellence of RWTH Aachen University and its School of Business and Economics. At the heart of Germany’s leading technical university, we offer programs that focus on developing technology leaders and entrepreneurs who are able to leverage emerging technologies into viable and socially responsible business models.

RWTH Aachen University was founded in 1870 as the first Prussian Institute of Technology and was soon recognised as Royal Technical University. This long tradition serves not only as a strong scientific and academic foundation but also as a commitment for the future: RWTH Aachen is a place where the future of our industrialized world is thought out. In its founding year of 1870, the academic staff consisted of 32 professors who taught 223 students. Today, RWTH Aachen University is the largest technical university in Germany and one of eleven universities of excellence with more than 500 full professors teaching more than 45,000 students in 157 programs of study.