Via the Selfservice you can access and change information on your BlueCard.
Here, students upload their photo for the BlueCard and can decide whether their BlueCard should be generated with or without a chip. This process orders the BlueCard.
Students will be notified of BlueCard completion via an email to their @rwth-aachen.de address.
Information and FAQ are available via: www.rwth-aachen.de/bluecard
To log in into the Selfservice, use your username (format: ab123456) and the corresponding password for your RWTH Single Sign-On account.
Choose the menu option "BlueCard" and click "Next" to order your BlueCard.
On the next page you can choose if you would like to have a BlueCard with or without a smart card chip. By clicking "Next" you are forwarded to the PictureManager for the photo upload.
Please note that the photo must have a minimum size of 212x283 pixels, must not be larger than 10 MB and has to match the standard jpg/jpeg format.
The photo cannot be uploaded
If you got problems with the photo upload, follow the steps:
- Open your image in GIMP and export it as a jpg file.
- Try the upload again.
Should there still be problems, you can change the color profile with GIMP.
- To do so, open the image in GIMP, open the "Image" menu, select "mode" and "Convert to Color Profile ...".
- Here you select "Convert to" "RGB working space (sRGB built-in)" as "rendering intent" "perception" and finally click on "Convert ".
- Then you export the image again as a jpg image. Then should the photo upload work.