City profile

Aachen (population 285, 885), known as an “Europastadt” (City of Europe), is Germany’s westernmost major city at whose city boundaries three nations (Netherlands, Belgium and Germany) with three languages converge. It is the centre of a dynamic, cross-border knowledge region and stands for world-class university education in Natural Sciences and Engineering.

Aachen is a student city, and thanks to its students, Aachen (the French version of its name is Aix-La-Chapelle) has a lively cultural life, particularly in the student quarter of Pontviertel. Its proximity to the Eifel and the Ardennes, to Maastricht and Brussels with their linguistic and cultural distinctiveness, give the city that lies in the shadow of Charlemagne’s palace chapel. a particular charm.

Aachen's industries include science, engineering and information technology. In 2009, Aachen was ranked eighth among cities in Germany for innovation

University of Applied Sciences

City Travel

Flights to Cologne and Dusseldorf, and also Brussels, Flights from UK to Maastricht