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RUB’s new Chancellor and Vice-Rectors

Following the election of RUB’s Rector, the newly established university committee has voted for Dr Christina Reinhardt as RUB’s new and first female Chancellor on August 28. The members of the university committee have additionally voted three new Vice-Rectors: Prof Dr Kornelia Freitag will be the Vice-Rector for Teaching and Continuing Education, Prof Dr Uta Hohn the Vice-Rector for Planning, Structure and Finances and Prof Dr-Ing Andreas Ostendorf will continue as Vice-Rector for Research, Transfer and Early Career Researchers.

Open auditorium – get to know RUB as a guest student

RUB opens its auditorium and invites refugees to get to know the university as guest students. You also have the opportunity to continue your education and to attend lectures and seminars. The programme starts on October, 19. Project overview


The International Portal provides students and researchers with information on how to apply to RUB, going abroad, services offered by the International Office and RUB’s international profile.

Programmes of Study


Which subjects and combinations of subjects are available for study at RUB? What degree options are there and what are the benefits? Comprehensive information for prospective students at a glance.

Programmes of Study

Campus, Culture, Sports


The RUB is much more than a place of learning, teaching, and research. It is located in the heart of an exciting region which, as part of the Ruhr metropolis, is one of Europe's largest urban centres.

Culture and recreation at the RUB