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Wonderful Moments of ExtraSchicht

RUB participated at “ExtraSchicht” for the third time this year on June 28. Paul Kaufmann und Maximilian Güth, two trainees from the Multimedia Support Center (MSZ) of RUB captured the best moments of this special event and made a short film about it. The music is produced by the band “Rival Bid” that also performed at “ExtraSchicht”. Watch the clip here:

No Access to RUB Forest

The forest located on the eastern side of the Botanic Garden is closed due to distructions caused by the storm “Ela” at the time of Pentecost this year. Covering up to 100 Hektars this forest belongs to the Ruhr-University Bochum. So far it is not clear how long it will take to remove the damages of “Ela”. For more information please contact the intercultural building management of RUB (IGM):

Substitutional Bus Services for U35

Due to construction works on the rail platforms, the company BOGESTRA is going to substitute one part of the U35-route through bus services from July 19 to July 25. Platform constructions are needed particularly in the cross-way between Universitätsstr. and Brenschederstr. Undergoing constructions will last for 2-3 weeks, starting on Thursday July 17. BOGESTRA


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Master 2.0


“Master 2.0” is the quality seal of the Ruhr-Universität for master’s degrees that optimally prepare their students for a career in research. Master 2.0 students work in interdisciplinary teams of scientists right at the forefront of research.

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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.

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