Aachen – live where history meets technology
Aachen is located in the border triangle Germany – the Netherlands – Belgium. Its historic center around the distinctive cathedral, which is a UNESCO world heritage site, is characterized by the student lifestyle. In the old town quarter and its pubs, restaurants and shops, one can literally touch European history. The great number of students makes student life in Aachen a vibrant and unique experience. Aachen is a modern city, open to the world, with political, economic and cultural contacts that reach far beyond Germany’s borders. But find out yourself what makes the most western metropolis in Germany so special.
Experience internationality in the heart of Europe
Only a few kilometers from the city center, one can find the “Border Triangle” where the frontiers of Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany meet. The attraction of living in this area includes a colorful mix of languages and people as well as short travel distances to cities such as Amsterdam, Brussels, Cologne or even Paris. On the city’s doorsteps, the hilly Eifel landscape with its rivers, lakes and forests offers a picturesque countryside.