News

Insights and indepth

RUB is still operating under Covid 19 conditions. The summer semester 2021 will be structured as a Flexible Hybrid Semester.

The renowned physician and President of Maastricht University is coming to Bochum in autumn 2021. In the history of Ruhr-Universität, he will be the first non-RUB member to assume the office of Rector.

An enzyme could make a dream come true for the energy industry: It can efficiently produce hydrogen using electricity and can also generate electricity from hydrogen.

A research team at RUB has discovered the mechanisms by which the coronavirus enters the heart – and how it could be stopped.

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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

Applicants are kept updated on the admission process via the information portal admission. Here they can view all information on their online application.

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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