Computational Social Systems

An interdisciplinary master's program integrating skills and expertise in algorithmic systems and data science with social science theories and ethics


If you are interested in our program, or currently enrolled, the following information might be of interest for you.

Student Advice

For any general questions regarding the program, you can contact the student advisors:

Please make sure that your question is not answered on the FAQs page first. We update the list of questions frequently.


The Aachen Mentoring Model is an offer that lets students be accompanied and advised individually, by choice, and at no charge throughout their degree. Further information on the Aachen Mentoring Modell can be found here.

You are welcome to seek advice with any issues related to and also beyond the transition to studying, motivation, time and self-management, studying plans, studying abroad, generating perspectives, personal crisis situations, work-life balance, doubts about your studies, under-demands or an upcoming third test attempt. The aim is to elaborate realistic solutions for your issues together with you.

You can make an appointment online here. Equally, you can get directly in contact with the CSS study program mentor:
Dr. Stefan Schiffer

International Office

Special advising and support for incoming international students is provided by the International Office of RWTH Aachen University.


The Computational Social Systems Master Program is a joint effort between the Faculty of Mathematics, Computer Science and Natural Sciences and the Faculy of Arts and Humanities at RWTH Aachen University.