The University of Bochum is one of the most diversified of German universities. 20 faculties offer about 100 subjects in the Natural and Engineering Sciences as well as the Humanities and Medicine. Almost 35000 students study and 6700 members of staff including 433 professors work at the university.
The colloquium center can be reached by the subway U35 starting at Bochum main station directed towards 'Hustadt', exit at station 'Ruhr-Universität'. Detailed informations concerning the location and recommended hotels are contained in the colloquium web-page.