Representative for Internationalization


International profile of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum

In teaching and research, the Ruhr-Universität Bochum cooperates in many active partnerships with institutions from all over the world. All faculties and institutes participate in the continuous further development of international exchange with universities, research institutes and networks.

Creating Knowledge Networks
The university is an active member of various international networks and is represented by offices abroad in two world regions as part of the University Alliance Ruhr. The Ruhr-Universität Bochum operates in global networks. Research, study and teaching, promotion of young researchers, transfer, social commitment and professional exchange do not stop at our national borders, but are oriented towards international best practice. Cooperation in alliances at university level serves the further internationalisation of all areas of the university in many ways.
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Partnerships & cooperations
In order to advance research, teaching and transfer/societal engagement through international networking and to facilitate international exchange, RUB enters into central university-wide partnerships and scientific cooperation agreements.
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Study & teaching
The Ruhr-Universität Bochum attaches great importance to cooperation across national borders and warmly welcomes foreign students, lecturers, and researchers to our campus. At the same time, the university promotes opportunities for students and teachers to gain international experience - on campus, but of course also through a wide variety of mobility programmes and formats.
Going abroad - from Bochum into the world! Whether in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, South, Central or North America; whether via an exchange programme, independently or via a scholarship programme, you can explore the whole world. Information for your stay abroad can be found here.
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Further information
For further informatione please visit the website of the RUB International Office.



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German Rector´s Conference
On Friday, May 24, 2019, Prof. Bersick participated in the Rectors' Conference in Berlin as part of his work as representative for internationalization of the Faculty of East Asian Studies. The current state of play and perspectives were discussed with the title "European-Chinese cooperation in higher education and research". You will find the programme here.