Ein Bullauge, in dem es grün leuchtet
A new research network aims to understand and design the surfaces of complex metallic solid solutions with atomic precision. Its approval was preceded by the news of two new ERC grants in materials research.
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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 January 2024.

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.

Further Research Areas


Astrophysicist Dr Elisa Pueschel wants to penetrate a still unexplored mass range of dark matter particles.
Improving safety and durability of batteries requires a better understanding of processes that take place inside them at the atomic level. Tong Li intends to lay the foundations for this as part of a Consolidator Grant.
 Martin Paul wird neuer Rektor

For me as Rector of Ruhr University Bochum, sustainability is a basic component of the strategy of a modern university.

Prof. Dr. Martin Paul, Rector of Ruhr University Bochum

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