Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA


The exchange program (ISAP) is funded by DAAD and gives three students each year the opportunity to study two semesters in the Chemical Engineering Department in Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Since the courses are offered from the Chemical Engineering Department, the exchange program is limited to the following programs:

  • Maschinenbau mit Vertiefung Energie- und Verfahrenstechnik
  • Computational Engineering Science
  • Wirtschaftingenieurwesen mit Vertiefung Verfahrenstechnik)

A brief description of the program:

  • Scholarship and College Tuitions
    The college tuitions of the CMU (52,732$ each year) are waived completely.
  • When to Apply
    The exchange program starts in the middle of August and ends in the end of May of the following year. The best time to apply for the program is in the 3rd semester at the RWTH. Students from the 5th semester could also apply for the program.


Important Information for the application

The CMU exchange will be continued and will take place regularly again in the next academic year 2024/25. The application deadline is on January 16, 2024. We would like to point out that this application round is not only aimed at students from the 3rd semester but also at students from the 5th semester. Further information on the application process can be found in the information material from the information event on October 25, 2022. We look forward to receiving your application.