Insights and indepth
The Euclid space telescope has been designed to solve one of the greatest mysteries in physics. Ruhr University Bochum researcher Hendrik Hildebrandt is contributing a crucial puzzle piece for the evaluation of the data.
In order for the egg and sperm cells of corals from different colonies to intermingle, the individuals of one species must spawn at the same time. But how do they manage to synchronise it?
The new device will benefit the work of more than 100 researchers at Ruhr University Bochum.
Uta Menges and Jonas Hielscher want to lift the label of being a nuisance from IT security measures and incorporate them more effectively into everyday life.
Zerstörung durch ein Erdbeben
Earthquake relief by the RUB community


Diversity and networks

As part of its Excellence Strategy, the German Research Foundation currently supports the Clusters of Excellence RESOLV and CaSa at RUB – in the fields of solvation science and IT security.

With its five research buildings, RUB is one of the leading lights in North Rhine-Westphalia. The federal and the state government are funding the infrastructure measures with a total of around 250 million euros.


Inderdisciplinary and individual
You can apply now online for Bachelor's and Master's programmes and German courses in winter semester 2023/24. The application ends on 15 July 2023. Note the

You want to study at RUB? You can find an overview of our wide range of subjects and initial information on the degree programmes in our Study Portal.

About us

Portrait and goals

Diversity has shaped RUB as a reform university from day one. We believe that the diversity of the people who work, study, research and teach here is our great strength. Everyone at the university should be able to foster their abilities and talents with their different cultural and biographical backgrounds.

RUB is committed to sustainability and to sustainable campus development.

All partners in the network Univercity aim to increase the profile of Bochum as a city of science and education and provide opportunities for students at all universities in the city.

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