*Prices given here include breakfast

In the city center:

Acora Hotel, Nordring 44, 44787 Bochum

Ibis Bochum Zentrum , Universitätsstraße 3, 44789 Bochum

Claudius Hotel, Höfe 10, 44789 Bochum

Jugendgästehaus Bermuda3Eck, Humboldtstraße 59 - 63, 44787 Bochum


Close to university:

Landesspracheninstitut (LSI) of the Ruhr University, Laerholzstraße 84, 44801 Bochum

Hotel Schmerkötter, Auf dem Aspei 70, 44801 Bochum

 A list of Bed&Breakfasts:


Finding us

Getting from the U-Bahn station "Ruhr Universität" to our labs and offices

From the train station of the U-35 ("Ruhr-Universität") go up the pedestrian bridge and walk towards the university. Your route takes you directly to the building of the university library. Keep right of the library and go down the stairs and continue straight ahead to a second stairway. Go down these stairs and turn right. In front of you to your left you will see 3 tall yellow buildings. The first of these is GA. Enter the building and go through the first glass doors to your right and take the elevator down to floor 04.



Getting from Bochum Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) to the Ruhr-University Bochum

From Bochum Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) take the U35 towards Bochum Querenburg (Hustadt) and get out at stop "Ruhr Universität" (ticket needed). On weekdays the subway U35 leaves every 5 minutes and reaches the university within 9 minutes. Other transport connections reach and leace the university directly. Timetables are available on the website of the local transportation company "Verkehrsverbund Reihn-Ruhr (VRR)".



Getting from Düsseldorf Airport to Bochum Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

Upon arriving at the airport follow the signs to the DB (Deutsche Bahn) train station. Buy your train ticket to Bochum at the airport before boarding the monorail which takes you to the train station. There are trains travelling directly to Bochum Hauptbahnhof (Central Station) frequently and the trip takes about 35 to 45 minutes depending on which train you take.


Getting from Dortmund Airport to Bochum Hauptbahnhof (Central Station)

Take the shuttle bus from the Airport Terminal to Holzwickende train station. (Tickets are bough on the bus). From Holzwickende you take the train to Dortmund Hauptbahnhog (central station) and then change trains to Bochum Hauptbahnhof (central station)