Learning Experience

The RWTH Business School is located on the new Campus of the RWTH Aachen University. The Business School and its parent organization, the School of Business and Economics at the University are among the less than 5% of business schools world-wide that are AACSB accredited. RWTH Aachen University is one of the global leaders in science and technology and has an excellent reputation in the scientific community and cutting edge companies alike. The university is listed at position 29 of the Times Higher Education ranking for engineering and technology and at position 33 in the QS ranking. Crucially, RWTH Aachen is ranked at position 27 world-wide by “employer ranking” and position 12 in Europe in the field of Operations Research and Statistics in the QS university ranking. Further details about the ranking and accreditation can be found here.

Our Teaching Approach

  • Student-centered learning: All courses are based on a participant-centered approach that emphasizes interaction between instructors and participants through case discussions, group presentations, debates, or lab sessions.
  • Interdisciplinary mindset: Most courses focus on the intersection between technology and decision making, helping you tackle real-world challenges from multiple perspectives and providing you with a truly interdisciplinary mindset.
  • Hands-on experience: In most courses, you have the opportunity to work on real-world challenges, enabling you to apply the knowledge gleaned in class and gain hands-on experience.
  • Intercultural teams: As working in multicultural teams is a given in today’s world, most courses feature group projects where you can solve managerial and technological challenges in culturally diverse teams.

Our Partners

The M.Sc. Data Analytics and Decision Science (DDS) is delivered by the RWTH Business School and University as well as leading partners in academia and industry around the world. Choose between an exchange with one of the leading universities or gain hands-on work experience at one of our cutting-edge industrial partners.