Standards Management


Standardization in Germany is an integral part of research and innovation processes. Professional formal and substantial research are unavoidable.

The PNZ is your contact for support when looking for standards and technical regulations.



+49 241 80 94481



We offer the following adapted to your needs:

Standards on Demand Standards Research Standards Monitoring Independent Research Assisted Research Standards Management at Your Institut Standards Sale Fee Ordinance


Standards on Demand

RWTH members and students can order standards and technical rules free of charge through our service Standards on Demand. If our collection does not have the standards you need, they can be ordered electronically and delivered via email.

When placing your order, please remember that standards are very expensive and to only order what you really need.


Standards Research

Those who do not want to do the research themselves, can order reasonably-priced formal or substantial standards inquiries from us.

Standards Research


Standards Monitoring

Through a monitor search, we also offer continuous inquiries of all recently created, changed, or withdrawn standards and technical regulations for a profile tailored to your needs.

Standards Monitoring


Independent Research

in the Perinorm database in the PNZ, within the RWTH IP range or externally via a VPN.

Brief Introduction to Perinorm (de)

Our skilled technical personnel can support you on site with substantial and formal inquiries into standards and technical regulations.


Assisted Research

With the help of the Info Guide, you have the possibility to conduct a targeted, time-saving inquiry with our support directly at your work station.

Meet our search specialists online in our helpdesk meeting room and follow their solution proposals live on screen

  1. Make an appointment for an individual consultation. Phone +49 241 80-94480 or via mail .
  2. Go to the PNZ Meetingroom (Prerequisite Flashplayer 10.1 or newer)
  3. Register as guest

We offer assisted search services at a cost of €20.00 per session.


Standards Management at Your Institute

Do you have a large standards collection at your institute and would like to manage it? Do you want to be automatically informed about new and withdrawn standards in your subject field?

We will provide you with different possibilities and implement them for you.


Standards Sale

You can order the standards you require via the PNZ using the order form Standards Sales.


Fee Ordinance

You can find the prices for our services in the Fee Ordinance (de). Services are free of charge for RWTH members.