As part of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at RWTH Aachen University, IHF covers the field of high-frequency engineering in research and teaching.

The institute combines the Chair of High Frequency Technologies and the Chair of Radar Systems Engineering under one roof.


The team of the IHF consists of more than 25 members!


The IHF has an extensive equipment to perform its work in research and teaching.

Booster Club

Association for the Promotion of High-Frequency Engineering in Aachen supports concerns of the institute and its staff free of regulatory constraints and maintains the contact with alumni and industrial sponsors of the Institute.

FHR Research Group Aachen

The Aachen research group of the Fraunhofer Institute for High Frequency Technology and Radar Techniques (FHR) is located directly at IHF. This enables a close cooperation as well as an intensive scientific exchange between both research.


Am IHF gibt es eine Amateurfunkstation, die von einer aktiven Gruppe aus Mitarbeitern, Studenten und weiteren Interessierten betrieben wird.


The IHF looks back on a history of more than 70 years. Learn more about the foundation and the development of the institute until today.

Tube Collection

The Institute of High Frequency Technology hosts a large collection of electron tubes in the foyer of its building.