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Campus of the future


More security for self-driving cars and drones

In collaboration with the chip manufacturer Intel, IT experts at RUB are researching into security solutions of tomorrow. Read more

Boy is given new skin thanks to gene therapy

Genetically modified skin transplants from its own stem cells saved the child’s life. Read more

The next Einstein

This Forum admits only the top scientists from Africa, and now RUB is also represented. Read more


The International Portal provides students and researchers with information on how to apply to RUB, going abroad, services offered by the International Office and RUB’s international profile.

Programmes of Study


Which subjects and combinations of subjects are available for study at RUB? What degree options are there and what are the benefits? Comprehensive information for prospective students at a glance.

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Campus, Culture, Sports


The RUB is much more than a place of learning, teaching, and research. It is located in the heart of an exciting region which, as part of the Ruhr metropolis, is one of Europe's largest urban centres.

Culture and recreation at the RUB