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Open to the world

Kooperationen Februar 2011

RUB international

University-wide partnerships more than 45 in 25 nations
Partnerships at faculty/institute level   more than 300 in 62 nations
International students 3,783
Students with immigration background   2,036
Exchange students (incoming)  approx. 500  
Exchange students (outgoing)   approx. 500  
Foreign doctoral students  705
International guest researchers  about 200 from 50 nations
International (full-time) staff 567 from nearly 80 Nations

English, Double- und Joint Degree Programmes

Degree Programmes taught in english 15
Double and Joint Degree Programmes 17

Foreign offices of the University Alliance Metropolis Ruhr

  • USA (location: New York)
  • Russian Federation (location: Moscow )
  • Brasil (locations: São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro)

Integrated EU projects (without Marie Curie measures)

  • Nuclear Physics from Quantum Chromodynamics (ERC)
  • Functional Metagenomics - Harnessing the Biotechnological Potential of Completely Novel Protein Families (ERC)
  • Efficient Resource Constrained Cryptography (ERC)
  • A neuro-dynamic framework for cognitive robotics: scene representations, behavioural sequences, and learning
  • Microscale Chemically Reactive Electronic Agents
  • 4G-Photocat

Project participations in the 7th ResearchFramework Programme of the EU: 42

Participations in international research projects with third-party funding: 43
thereof 18 in coordination


Rev.: May 2017