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Insights and Indepth

New imaging technologies facilitate insights into the microstructure of critical areas of the brain that had not been possible in the past.

Bioluminescence is a phenomenon especially in marine environments. However, how it affects animal behaviour is difficult to analyse and to predict. A new study is shedding light on this phenomenon.

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Inderdisciplinary and Individual
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World-class research, excellent future career opportunities, affordable university education, a wide selection of degree programmes, student services, collaborations and networks and – last but not least – the feelgood factor of student life in Bochum – there are many good reasons to choose a degree programme at Ruhr-Universität Bochum; here are the 10 most important ones.

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Diversity and Networks
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Research Departments Cutting-edge research at RUB is organised using flexible, interdisciplinary Research Departments .

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About Us

Portrait and Goals
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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.

International education and research and a university that is open to the world: at RUB the world is at home – and the distances to other countries are short.

With each appointment, we shape our education and research. Consequently, we understand and appreciate the importance of appointment procedures at Ruhr-Universität.

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Faculties and Institutes

Overview and Structure


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internationale Doktorandinnen und Doktoranden

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