Photo contest “RWTH Hits the Road”


Regardless if you are from Aachen, somewhere abroad, or are an international student having your own experiences in Aachen – we want you to share your happiest, most charming, exciting, or unusual summer experience with us. Send us your best picture and with a bit of luck you may win gift certificates for the RWTH Shop! The best pictures will be put in an exhibition in Mensa Academica in November!


To fulfill the motto of the photo contest, the photos should bear a visible reference to the RWTH Aachen - for example by including an accessory, item of clothing or one of the RWTH logos. A pictogram and a writing is provided on the contest website. Creative solutions, such as writing RWTH in the sand, are also allowed. Using tools such as Photoshop, however, is considered cheating! Please note that the photo should be taken specifically for the competition. Furthermore, the RWTH motif(s) should not be digitally inserted into the photo.


The prizes are as follows:

1st Prize: 1 voucher for the RWTH Shop to the value of 150 Euros

2nd Place: 1 voucher for the RWTH Shop to the value of 100 Euros

3rd Place: 1 voucher for the RWTH Shop to the value of 50 Euros

Who can participate?

Participation is open to RWTH students in all courses of study, RWTH staff, and alumni. RWTH International Office staff are not eligible to participate.

How can I take part?

Simply fill out the registration form, sign it, send it along with your photo related to the theme of "RWTH Around the World" by October, 7th, 2019, 5 pm per e-mail at (Info Service Center) and you will be entered into the competition. You will get a confirmation of your participation per e-mail.

How will the winners be decided?

After the deadline, the RWTH Aachen sorts all photos and selects the ones corresponding best with the the motto. This selection will be published in an album on the facebook page of the International Office on 10th October 2019.

All facebook users can vote from 10th until 21st October 2019 noon for their favorite photos! The photos with the most likes win.