Student Counselling Service
Building SH 2/206
Open consultation hour
mo - thu 10 am - noon (except tuesday mornings) and 2 pm - 4 pm
Advice by phone
mo - fr 10 am - 11 am (except tuesday morning) and 2 pm - 3 pm
Support-Hotline: +49 (0234) 32 22435
The Ruhr-Universität was one of the first German universities to convert its range of courses to the BA and MA system and has had very good experiences with it. After completing your BA, which usually takes six semesters, you can either embark upon your career or continue and do your MA.
Anyone who signs up for a BA course will take either one or two subjects, which can be virtually any combination. By choosing from a range of optional educational modules, students can gain key qualifications, such as presentation techniques and computer and language skills, for later professional work. These modules also provide opportunities for research-related specialisation.
Some courses do not end in a BA or MA but with a state or church degree. This applies to courses offered by the Faculties of Medicine, Law, and both the Theological Faculties (the term "Faculty" is used for RUB’s disciplinary institutional units) .