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What goes on inside snow avalanches

Researchers from Bochum have developed a sensor that remains fully operational even when an avalanche rolls over it. Read more

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Every year, RUB invites its international guests to send in their praise, criticism and suggestions for improvement. Read more

New biofuel cell with energy storage

Efficiently producing and storing energy – such as for implanted medical systems – is a challenge for our society. A biocatalyst-polymer system could take on both tasks at once. Read more


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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