Teaching at WZL

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The main task of the WZL Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering at RWTH Aachen University as a university institute is the practice-oriented training of highly qualified young engineers. The knowledge gained from the research projects flows directly into teaching, which is thus always kept up to date.


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Study Program Production Engineering

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You will have the opportunity to follow your own path in the course of studies in production engineering. In addition to the compulsory areas, the course of study provides a large number of elective subjects, which you can choose according to your interests, preferences and goals. Learn more about the study course Production Engineering.

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The WZL offers more than 40 courses to students.

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Research Papers and Theses

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At our four chairs, you can write both student research papers and dissertations. An overview of all current open theses can be found here.


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WZL Library

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The WZL library was established with the aim of serving the special tasks of the Institute. It is a pure institute library. Thus, the main focus is the media supply of the members of the WZL. 


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WZL Field trip

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With currently 40 students, most of them working at the Fraunhofer IPT and the WZL as assistants, you will alternate between the north and south routes. We visit companies that like to make their contents and processes tangible and thus create a presence with the students that today contributes significantly to the decision for an application.

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