Why Kaiserslautern?

There are many reasons that make it worth choosing Kaiserslautern as your new home for studying, learning, enhancing your academic horizon:

  • RPTU is the only University of Technology & Science in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate and the only university in a UNESCO biosphere reserve
  • RPTU has gained high reputation in science, technology & industry in only a short period of time and holds top positions in Germany’s university rankings
  • The University has a large diversity of over 100 research- & future-oriented study programs in innovative fields such as Embedded Intelligence etc.
  • RPTU offers excellent & application-oriented education with modern infrastructure & high-quality facilities surrounded by the safe and healthy environment of the Palatinate forest
  • Industrial internships guarantee an education closely linked to professional practice
  • A large number of internationally renowned research institutes all of which are situated either directly on or nearby the campus and closely cooperate with the university in the field of applied research
  • Excellent support & guidance for all students from the beginning of their studies up to their graduation and even beyond
  • Take a closer look at the features of RPTU in our information leaflet"Why Kaiserslautern"


Get to know personal opinions  of our international student testimonialsand learn how they benefit from studying at RPTU!

Competition "Excellence in Teaching"

This website offers information about the award "Excellence in Teaching" which was awarded to Technische Universität Kaiserslautern in 2009

Rankings & Achievements

This website provides information about the results of TU Kaiserslautern in international higher eduation rankings (including the International Student Barometer ISB etc.)

Student Reports

This website provides ISGS Student Reports who serve as testimonial for their home countries. Furthermore the website offers country specific information and useful links.

Fees & Living Expenses

This website provides information about fees for study programs and living expenses in the city of Kaiserslautern