Since October 2011 there are no tution fees anymore. Students only have to pay the social contribution each semester.

Social Contribution

Students must meet the regular social contribution for the Ruhr University Bochum. This fee is around EUR 333 for each semester of study (current amount and further information). The "Semester Ticket" (NRW Ticket) included in this contribution allowes every student to use the regional public transport (bus and train) in North-Rhine Westphalia free of charge. Additionally, with this fee you will contribute to service features of the Studierendenwerk (student union).

Total Costs

In total, you have to pay fees (social contribution) in the amount of about EUR 333 each semester of your ECUE programme.