Built to change. Our mindset. Our future.

Ruhr University Bochum has always been a place where talented people can follow their academic path and develop, regardless of their social or geographical background.

Drei junge Menschen auf einer Wiese

On our website „New at RUB“, new students will find all the information they need for the start of their studies and the first days of student life.

Ruhr University Bochum sees itself as a place where controversial topics can be discussed objectively and respectfully.

A ball game was at the center of life in the Mayan civilization of the Stone Age. It decided wars, agriculture – and presumably even the continued existence of the world. Not infrequently, it ended in bloodshed.

Our Clusters of Excellence

In the Cluster of Excellence RESOLV, scientists work in the field of solvation science.

IT security has become a central societal issue since networked devices have permeated our world. This is what the Cluster of Excellence CASA is concerned with.

What motivates us

We focus on these socially relevant topics on campus.

Research

12

current Collaborative Research Centers

Study

38.872

persons enrolled at Ruhr University Bochum

Transfer

more than
135

spin-offs since 2019

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