General information

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The Competence Centre for Sign Language and Gesture is engaged in various courses of studies inside and outside of the RWTH Aachen.

SignGes offers Sign Language courses for students of all disciplines and block seminars for student teachers in the domain of school and inclusion.

In addition, one-week workshops 'Space. Body and (De)Sign' are offered for students of architecture, mechanical engineering and computer science, in which different design processes can be sensorily perceived through the use of Sign Language.

Furthermore, SignGes carries out Sign Language courses and awareness-raising seminars for speech therapists, preschool teachers, deaf students in schools and specialists at the nursing school of the University Hospital Aachen.

On request, SignGes supports doctorates, master and bachelor theses, and also offers internships.