The Pre-Internship at a Glance

 

Pre-Study Internship: Corona regulations

A pre-study internship is not required for enrollment in the winter semester 2020/2021 for the following degree programs:

- Civil Engineering (B.Sc.)

- Civil Engineering with Orientation Semester (BIOS) - partial study course Civil Engineering plus (B.Sc.)

- Environmental Engineering (B.Sc.)

- Business Administration and Engineering (B.Sc.) - Civil Engineering

It is not necessary to apply for postponement of the pre-study internship.
However, the pre-study internship must be completed and proof must be submitted to the Internship Office at least six months before the registration of the Bachelor thesis.

 

In order to be eligible for enrollment in the Bachelor's degree programs of the Faculty of Civil Engineering, the following admission requirements must be met.

Degree Program

Mandatory
Pre-Internship

Duration
Civil Engineering (B.Sc.) yes 4
Civil Engineering with Orientation Semester (BIOS) - Civil Engineering Plus Subprogramme (B.Sc.) yes 4
Environmental Engineering (B.Sc.) yes 4
Movility and Transport / Tranport Engineering and Mobility (B.Sc.)

no

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Business Administration and Engineering (B.Sc.): Civil Engineering yes 4

Detailed information about the pre-internship can be found in the examination regulations of the degree program (the examination regulations can be found under the Official Announcements section of the RWTH Aachen University website).

 

Exception: Enrollment without a Pre-Internship

If the completion of a pre-internship is not possible until enrollment due to a military or civil service, or a social or ecological year, or for other reason, a written request for postponement of the pre-internship must be submitted to the appropriate examination board. This request must be signed by hand. the approval of the examination board must be submitted at the time of enrollment.

In this case, the internship must be completed and recognized at least six months before registration for your bachelor's thesis!

Recognition of vocational training as a pre-internship

Application with professional experience in a field relevant to the desired study program can submit a written application to the responsible examination board for recognition of their professional activity as a pre-internship.

You are required to submit the letter of approval during enrollment at the student secretariat of RWTH Aachen University.

In order to recognize the internship, the internship certificate must be submitted to the Faculty of Civil Engineerings's Internship Office after enrollment in the degree program. The recognition letter is later required when registering for your bachelor's thesis.