News

Insights and indepth

The effects of the pandemic still determine living together on campus.

A new method can measure the electrical (re-)charging of boundary layers between very small, metallic particles and aqueous solutions and understand it at a molecular level.

Eye-tracking systems can support communication with critically ill patients in intensive care units.

RUB not only had very close ties with the late Desmond Tutu, the university also feels deeply committed to his legacy – and that means embracing a diversity agenda!

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Research

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 research buildings, RUB is one of the leading lights in North Rhine-Westphalia. The buildings provide optimal infrastructure for research. The ZEMOS research building houses the Center for Solvation Science on RUB campus. The ProDi research building is located near the Gesundheitscampus entrance and will be housing protein diagnostics. The Federal Government and the State of NRW are funding additional research buildings, namely ZGH, ZESS and THINK.

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Study

Inderdisciplinary and individual

You have been admitted to Ruhr-Universität Bochum? No matter whether you have chosen a non-restricted Bachelor's programme or have accepted admission to a restricted degree programme: In order to study at the RUB, you must enrol on time.

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.

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About us

Portrait and goals
Luftbild Mark 51.7

A centre for science, technology and start-ups is being established on the former Opel premises: Mark 51°7. Academia meets business in the new location – and together they take a stand for successful structural transformation in the Ruhr region.

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The UA Ruhr is an alliance between Ruhr University Bochum, TU Dortmund University, and the University of Duisburg-Essen, the three largest universities in Germany’s thriving Ruhr area. Each of our institutions has a strong tradition of breaking down walls between disciplines. We believe in the benefits of collaboration on all levels of scholarship and research, which is one of the reasons we came together in this unique university alliance.

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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