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Campus of the future


A catalyst with self-defense against oxygen

On the route to cheap and efficient fuel cells. Read more

Inspired by Super Mario and Co.

What cartography can learn from the gaming industry. Read more

A new look for RUB web pages

More than a facelift: The RUB is implementing its new web design. The central website is consistently aligned with mobile usage. Read more


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