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How to help

RUB welcomes and supports all measures that help to alleviate the suffering of those affected by the war in Ukraine. This site will be continiously updated.

Please help with a donation!

The Gesellschaft der Freunde der Ruhr-Universität Bochum and the association „Help for foreign students in Bochum“ support Ukrainian researchers and students in need.

Support for Ukrainian students

Hilfe für ausländische Studierende in Bochum e.V.
Sparkasse Bochum
IBAN: DE46 4305 0001 0033 3047 00
Purpose: Ukraine

Support for Ukrainian scientists

Gesellschaft der Freunde
Sparkasse Bochum
IBAN DE21 4305 0001 0001 3065 96
Purpose: Ukraine

You will receive a donation receipt.

The appeal for donations of the RUB Rectorate, the Gesellschaft der Freunde and the Association „Help for foreign students“ can be found in the Newsportal (German).

FAQ of the City of Bochum

The City of Bochum coordinates relief actions and other offers through a website. If you would like to offer help as a translator, provide a room to stay or help in any other way, you'll find points of contact there:

Relief campaigns organised at RUB

Donations for medical first aid

Dr. Yaroslav Parpaley from Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum collects donations that are used for providing medical first aid in hospitals in Kiev.

Private collection of donations in IAN

RUB student Yurii Yarema is privately collecting donations for people in Ukraine. Donations can be dropped off in IAN 00/14. For example, sleeping bags, dry food such as noodles, rice or canned meals, hygiene items (also for babies), flashlights, first aid kits or gas stoves are needed. Clothing and bedding are not collected. Donations are transported to Ukraine through private contacts; the first shipment is scheduled for 3 March 2022, with more to follow. Yurii Yarema can be contacted at and +49 176 74189108. He can provide information on what exactly is needed. Please contact Yurii Yarema via phone or messenger before dropping off your donation.

Collections of donations in Bochum-Hamme

RUB students are collecting donations for refugees at the border between Poland and Ukraine. For instance dry or canned food, hygiene articles or pencils and colouring books for children are needed – packed in boxes of ten items each. If you want to donate, please contact the students via phone at +49 157 80748538 (German) or +49 157 80748541 (Polish) or via the Instagram channel fuerdieukraine (also possible via direct messages).

Collection of optical devices and communication equipment for protecting of the population

Urgently needed in Ukraine are technical devices for personal protection in the fields of communication and detection. These include solar-powered power banks, batteries, radios, binoculars, night vision devices and so on. If you would like to donate such devices, please contact RUB researcher Sergey Kozinov via direct message at +49 176 949 87 877.

Relief actions by the Bochum–Donezk association

Donezk is the partner city of Bochum. The association „Gesellschaft Bochum–Donezk“ collects donations and transports goods into Ukraine.

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