All students on leave of absence must also first re-register and pay the full semester fee. Those who do not wish to use the ticket can apply for a refund without additional justification if they are outside the area of validity due to their studies or can produce a leave of absence from RWTH. There is no entitlement to a refund of the semester ticket fee.

The application deadline is November 1 (WiSe 23:59) or May 1 (SoSe 23:59).

The applications must be submitted via the following online formular.

The application must be submitted by the respective date. This also applies if the attachments are not yet available! In this case, please write a short Word document that the attachments are unfortunately not yet available, but will be submitted by you later. You can then simply send them by e-mail to For procedural reasons your application will be rejected at first. However, this is not a big deal and can be changed later.