Foundry Institute (GI)

The Foundry Institute (GI) of RWTH Aachen University is one of the leading research and educational institutions for foundry technology worldwide. This exposed position is primarily supported by three pillars: the unity of research and teaching, the diversity of research topics and the constructive and close cooperation with partners from industry and science.



The Aachener Gießer-Familie e.V. is an association of graduates and students of foundry science and the employees of Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Eugen Piwowarsky founded the Foundry Institute of RWTH Aachen University. The purpose of AGIFA is to promote students and scientific work in the field of foundry science at the Foundry Institute of RWTH Aachen University.


Your contact person regarding content

Prof. Dr. Ing. Andreas Bührig-Polaczek
Lehrstuhl für Gießereiwesen und Gießerei-Institut
Intzestraße 5 I D-52072 Aachen
Tel.: +49 (0)241 / 80-95880
Fax.: +49 (0)241 80-92276

Your contact person regarding organizational matters

Julia Backhaus
RWTH International Academy
Campus-Boulevard 30 | D-52074 Aachen
Tel.: +49 (0)241 80-97861
Fax: +49 (0)241 80-92525