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.

Teachers in Germany are not adequately prepared for the challenges they face at school, according to racism researcher Karim Fereidooni. In our interview, he discusses how things need to change.

Scientists have found new paths to steer and optimize electrochemical processes.

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.



current Collaborative Research Centers



persons enrolled at Ruhr University Bochum


more than

spin-offs since 2019

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