Application

If you want to be an expert in research, development and professional management then the Research Manager certificate is right for you. It will enable you to:

  • Coordinate universities, research institutes or public economic organizations
  • Take on tasks in the R&D environment
  • Lead scientific project teams
  • Coordinate and manage research projects
  • Work at the interface between business, science and development
  • Develop and implement strategies in research management
  • Conduct the business of scientific institutions
  • Reflect, advise or support in the field of science or research
  • Commission, manage, finance and accompany research projects in foundations and public institutions

Prerequisities

  • First higher education degree
  • Relevant professional experience of at least one year

Application Process

  • Written application as a statement of purpose (max. one page)
  • Current CV and proof of English/German skills through your biography or a corresponding language test (C1 level is required)

Please send your application to forschungsmanager@business-school.rwth-aachen.de. You can submit your application to the RWTH Research Manager program at any time since the examination takes place continuously.

Funding

  • RWTH Business School postgraduate education tuition fees: 9.900 €. This fee includes all study modules, examination fees, electronic documents, teaching materials, breakfast on the event days, conference drinks, executive talks, social events, sporting events and the graduation ceremony.
  • RWTH semester contribution: approx. €260 (4 times). This compulsory fee for all students at RWTH covers a student ID card and a ticket valid for public transport within NRW during the semester.
  • Costs of accommodation and living in Aachen during the module weeks.