Culture and recreation on the campus

Musisches ZentrumWhere the muses live

Musisches Zentrum is home to four art disciplines: theatre, fine arts, music and photography. Each of them presents their artistic endeavours to the public on a regular basis: in exhibitions, concerts and theatre performances. Read more...

KunstsammlungenAntique meets Beuys

An ancient Greek vase right next to a work by Beuys? A perfectly normal sight in the art collection, which houses ancient art and modern art under one roof. Read more...

50-Jahr-FeierRUB turns 50!

1965 was the year when the first student enrolled at RUB. 50 years later, this fact calls for a huge celebration – one that will last an entire year and will peak in June 2015. That is when, for example, Universitätsstraße will be closed down for car traffic for a whole day to permit "BlauPause" to take place. Read more...

Botanischer GartenA green outing

The Botanical Garden is the place where you’ll meet nature up close. On a walk along the paths and through the greenhouses a plethora of plants from all over the world can be discovered. In the centre of the Botanical Garden, there is the enchanting Chinese Garden. Read more...

Kunst am BauA sudden Vasarely

Created by famous artists such as Friedrich Gräsel, Erich Reusch and Victor Vasarely specifically for RUB, sculptures and pictures can be found everywhere on the campus. A striking eye-catcher is the adaptation of Picasso's masterpiece "Guernica" at the university library. Read more...

Live performances

Jazz sessions on Wednesdays, blues sessions on Fridays, plus folk music as well as readings on a regular basis. The culture office boSKop keeps RUB members entertained throughout the year with a wealth of programmes. These programmes are complemented by SKF films, Treibgut readings as well as major events such as the summer party and the Ruhrcomer festival. Read more...

Sport

Volleyball, badminton or fitness training. These are only three examples of more than 80 different sports that are available to RUB members at the university sports department. Those who prefer less conventional disciplines can opt for diving or stand-up paddle surfing, or they can attend AStA dancing classes or SIRUB sailing courses. Mehr lesen...

Food & drink

Chips, kebab, currywurst, salad and pasta are served in the Mensa every day. This core menu is complemented by seven varying dishes of the day. They always includes vegetarian and often also vegan cuisine. Those people who prefer a bit more class may take their meals in Q-West. Espresso & Co. are moreover served at the student-run Kulturcafé, beer and snacks at the student hall pub Hardys. Read more...

Join in

If you would like to not only consume art, but also create your own, you will find a number of options at the culture office boSKop and at Musisches Zentrum. Media such as CT. das Radio and tv.rub are likewise always on the lookout for new members. Read more...

Green landscapes

Green is not just the colour labelling the RUB’s natural-science buildings. Lush green is also to be found once you leave the campus and walk in the southern direction, exploring the Botanic and the Chinese Gardens. Read more...

Artful

In addition to research and academia, RUB also offers the chance to immerse yourself into art. you can do this by visiting the art collection, but also by viewing the works of famous artists that adorn the buildings. Read more...