Claudia Kruschwitz

Academic Staff, Coordination Research

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Chair of Urban Design and Institute for Urban Design and European Urbanism


Building: Seminargebäude
Room: SG 306
Wüllnerstraße 5b
52062 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 98218

Office Hours

by appointment

Main fields of research and education

  • Urban design supervision in the master's degree programmes
  • Innovations in mobility and their impact on the city and urban space (Level 5 neighbourhoods, Hyperloop)
  • Development and organisation, evaluation and accreditation of study programmes (Faculty of Architecture, M.Sc. Transforming City Regions)
  • Methods of urban planning design
  • University and City
  • Planning and construction in non-European countries (Democratic Republic of Congo, Sultanate of Oman) space"

Academic Career

since 2012:
2011: Participation in the re-evaluation and re-accreditation of the Bachelor and Master Programmes of the Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University
2011: PhD thesis "University and city: structural genesis of university types and their significance in urban space", Faculty of Architecture, RWTH Aachen University
2008 - 2011: Lecturer/Assistant Professor at the Department of Urban Planning and Architecture at GUtech, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
2004: Honorary diploma from the Université Notre-Dame du Kasayi
2004: Awarded the Friedrich Wilhelm Prize by RWTH Aachen University
since 2003: Research Assistant at the "Chair and Institute for Urban Planning and Design", Faculty of Acrhitecture, RWTH Aachen University
1997 - 2003: Master´s programme in architecture at RWTH Aachen University
born 1978


  • Deputy member of the Rectorate Commission for Quality Management in Teaching (2015-2016, since 2018)
  • Member of the working group Quality Management for Studies and Teaching (2014-2017)
  • Member of the Working Group Module and Examination Survey (2014-2016)
  • Advisor to the Academic Advisory Board of the Faculty of Architecture (formerly Faculty Commission for Teaching, Studies and Evaluation) (since 2012)
  • Member of the Faculty Commission for Teaching, Studies and Evaluation (2010-2011)
  • Member of various appointment committees of the Aachen Architecture Faculty and GUtech, Oman (2006-2014)