Erasmus Portraits

Erasmus Portraits


ERASMUS Portraits

Has ERASMUS changed your life sustainably? Was your ERASMUS experience particularly special?

RUB’s International Office is looking for 30 willing ERASMUS alumni, who either studied or worked aboard, or students/graduates who attended RUB, to share their portraits and ERASMUS experience within a publication.

Every Wednesday a new portrait will be published.




Nilay Türkan

Nilay studied psychology in Izmir in Turkey and came to Ruhr-Universität with the ERASMUS programme in 2014 and again in 2015 for her PhD.
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Victoria Michel

Victoria studies media sciences at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum and spent her ERASMUS stay at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden in 2016.
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Markus Schumann

Markus studied computer sciences at Ruhr-Universität and spent his ERASMUS stay in the port city of Patras in Greece in 1994.
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José Herranz

José studied media sciences in Madrid and spent her ERASMUS stay at Ruhr-Universität in 2010.
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Sarah Mengede

Sarah studied English/American Studies and German Studies at Ruhr-Universität. She spent her Erasmus stay at the National University of Ireland in Galway in 2015.
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Efe Erdem

Efe studied engineering at the Technical University Yıldız in Istanbul and came to Ruhr-Universität for his ERASMUS stay in 2016.
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Ruthild Schulte

Ruthild worked as a Contact Person for Incoming ERASMUS Students at the International Office of Ruhr-Universität Bochum from 1991 to 2012.
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Stephan Koloßa

Stephan studied law at Ruhr-Universität and spent his ERASMUS stay 2013/14 at the Université Paris Nanterre, in France. Today he is a doctoral student at RUB.
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Jovana Ubiparip

Jovana studied the Joint Master's Programme in International Humanitarian Action at the University College Dublin and Ruhr-Universität Bochum. She spent two semesters at Ruhr-Universität.
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Markus Lutter

Markus has been volunteering for the Erasmus Student Network (ESN) Bochum for nearly twenty years. He works for the city of Bochum as a picture archivist.
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Stefanie Biedermann

Stefanie studied mathematics at Ruhr-Universität and went for her ERASMUS stay to the University of Sussex in 1996/1997. Today she lives in England.
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Jean-Philippe Primout

Jean-Philippe studied French as a forgein language at the Université François Rabelais in Tours and came to Bochum for his ERASMUS stay in 2007.
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Julia Pras

Julia studied geography at Ruhr-Universität. She spent her ERASMUS stay at the University of Szeged in Hungary in 2016.
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Ilaria Naef

Ilaria studies translation at the University of Genoa and came to Ruhr-Universität for her Erasmus stay in 2014 and 2016.
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Simon Hartmann

Simon has just completed his Master's degree in European Culture and Economy (ECUE) at Ruhr-Universität. In 2016, he spent a three-month internship in Istanbul.
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Célia Moussolna

Célia studied languages in France at Nice Sophia Antipolis University and spent two semesters at Ruhr-Universität in 2014/2015.
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Aline Zarske

Aline studies the Master of Education in German and Spanish at Ruhr-Universität and spent her Erasmus stay at the Universidad de Huelva in Spain in 2014/2015.
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João Miguel Vaz

João studied mechanical engineering at the University of Coimbra in Portugal and came to Ruhr-Universität in 1996 for a 12-month ERASMUS stay.
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Simon Schwientek

Simon studies IT Security/Information Engineering at Ruhr-Universität. He spent his ERASMUS stay at Aalto University in Espoo in Finland in 2015/2016
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Nicole Testini

Nicole studied foreign languages and literature at the University of Milan and came to the Ruhr-Universität for two semesters in 2011/2012. Today she is living in Dortmund.
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Katharina Werner

Katharina studies social science and German language and literature at Ruhr-Universität. She spent an Erasmus stay in Croatia in 2016 and another in Czech Republic in 2017.
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Astrid De Munter

In the summer semester 2014, Astrid came from the University of François Rabelais Tours to complete her studies in history to Ruhr-Universität for two semesters.
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