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Universitätsstr. 134
3rd Floor
D-44799 Bochum, Germany

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Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Faculty of East Asian Studies
Department for History of China
Uni 134 (3.12)
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum


Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Fakultät für Ostasienwissenschaften
Sektion Geschichte Chinas
Uni134 (3.12)
Universitätsstr. 150
D-44801 Bochum


Chair Professor

Prof. Dr. Moll-Murata
Consultation hour: By arrangement
Universitätsstrasse 134, Room 3.13

Student counselor

Anna-Maria Rau
Tel.: +49-234-32-26258


Scarlett Leonow
Universitätsstraße 134, Room 2.13

Phone +49 (0)234 32-21855
Fax: +49 (0)234 32-14747



for students of Sinology

Do you study (xué 學 to learn, study) Sinology as an enrolled student?
Please find information on your curriculum via this link.


if you consider studying Sinology

Do you search (qiú 求 to search sth.) for a suitable programme?
Please find information on the organisation of your studies via this link.



Prof. Dr. Christine Moll-Murata is the speaker of the new graduate school

Prof. Dr. Christine Moll-Murata is the speaker of the graduate school 'East Asian Futures: Visions and Realizations on National, Transregional and Global Scales' since the 1st of October 2023.
Further information about this under

Dr. Hailian Chen: Substitute Head of the Department for History of China

Starting from this winter semester 23/24 Dr. Hailian Chen will temporarily assume the position of Head of the Department for History of China for Prof. Dr. Moll-Murata.

Ostasienwissenschaftliches Mittagsforum

Das Ostasienwissenschaftliche Mittagsforum findet im Wintersemester 2023/2024 wieder statt.

Fakultätsinterne Vorschläge werden gerne angenommen.
Informationen über die Programme früherer Mittagsforen finden Sie im Mittagsforum-Archiv.

Ringvorlesung im Sommersemester 2021:
Xinjiang und die Uiguren in Vergangenheit und Gegenwart.


Too much honor. A response to Ricardo Duchesne’s ethnicist critique of the
“Chinese mind”.

By Heiner Roetz
More information here.