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Moving a robot arm with the brain

Researchers study the principles of man-machine collaboration in the virtual world. Read more

Researchers observe the switching of Ras protein in detail

How a doubted hypothesis has been proven true. Read more

How Hackers Learn

Many an idea has been stolen due to electronic components being counterfeited. Insights into the methodologies applied by hackers might help render chips more secure. 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.

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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