Deutsch-Französische Hochschule – DFH


Support for German-French Double Master Degree Programs

What is the Deutsch-Französische Hochschule?

The Deutsch-Französische Hochschule, DFH for short, is an institution that promotes German-French relationships in higher education and research. The consortium of member universities from France and Germany is an insitution under international law, which was established based on the 1997 Weimar Treaty between the governments of Germany and France.

What is the mission of the Deutsch-Französischen Hochschule?

The DFH provides an expert center which aims to strengthen the collaboration between Germany and France in higher education and research. It promotes the relationships and the exchange between French and German universities, to establish and maintain binational courses of study, doctoral programs, and research initiatives, among other objectives.

What is the connection between RWTH and DFH?

RWTH is a member university of DFH and offers, under the umbrella of DFH, the German-French T.I.M.E. Double Master's program in collaboration with a group of five high-profile French universities.

Currently, the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology are participating in the T.I.M.E. program, which receives funding from DFH.