Offers for researchers

Here you will find the most important services for everyday scientific life at a glance.

Science news

Goldene Kugelmühlen

Less waste, mild reaction conditions, and no harmful solvents – only a very thin layer of gold is necessary to sustainably convert alcohols into aldehydes through mechanochemistry.

Eike Steinmann und Daniel Todt

If the virus incorporates host genetic segments into its genome, the infection may become chronic.

Thomas Happe, Rieke Haas und Ulf-Peter Apfel (von links)

A research team from Bochum has identified a crucial detail that’s essential for the production of hydrogen using biocatalysts.

Mikroskopisches Bild des Zelleintritts

A surface protein helps viruses to enter cells. This has far-reaching consequences for the infection.

Ultraschall eines gesunden Lymphknotens

A touch of the button is all it takes to improve the resolution of ultrasound images fivefold. This is down to bubbles floating in the bloodstream and a clever algorithm.

Research funding

Our staff at the Research Office are happy to advise you on the choice of appropriate funding bodies for a research or transfer project.

RUB supports researchers who have significantly contributed to improving the university’s visibility in research and education on a global level.

More services for researchers

In the research portal you will find more helpful information, for example on how to apply for research funding, on the RUB’s publication guidelines, on support for research data management and on good scientific practice.

Research portal

In the service portal you will find forms, wizards for standard procedures, software and many other offers. The service portal has restricted access.

Service portal login (German)

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Welcome Centre

Industry and science

Ruhr University creates the perfect conditions for implementing scientific findings in the industry in good time.

Transfer portal


Vacancies at Ruhr University Bochum in academic positions from postdoc to W3 professorship are advertised at Stellenwerk Bochum. None of the ads is older than 28 days.

RUB’s Job portal

Your topic in the media

You will soon be publishing a high-ranking paper, you have acquired a new project or are about to complete a study, someone from the team has been awarded a prize? The RUB is happy to take up these occasions in order to report on them in public.

Public relations (German)

Reasearch focus areas

Cutting-edge research at Ruhr University is organised using flexible, interdisciplinary Research Departments (RD). Larger clusters are formed from the Research Departments, which are closely linked to each other and internationally, in order to investigate overarching research questions.

Research Departments
Research portal
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