Diversity Day


The Erasmus programme of the European Union is turning 30 this year and the International Office of Ruhr-Universität invites you to celebrate this anniversary with us!

Throughout the year, we will present you a wide range of events and activities on Erasmus and Europe.

Central Events at RUB

A short program preview may be found below:

06.05.2017: Discover culinary Europe at the Stirred Up! Erasmus Special

Erasmus is celebrating its 30th anniversary and Stirred up! is part of it!

Discovering Europe with Stirred Up! – the concept: preparing tasty dishes from different European countries, learning about new cultures and having lots of fun. In addition to helpful tips and great recipes, the Europa Special offers a European quiz, teambuilding games, a delicious buffet and much more.

Come and celebrate the diversity of Europe!

On 06.05.2017 at 7 pm in Max Kade Hall, Laerholzstraße 82.

Costs: 4 € (food and drinks included)


12.05.2017: European Day at Volkshochschule Bochum

A day for Europe – Bochum celebrates a European festival on 12 May

Ruhr-Universität participates in the “Market of Opportunities” from 2 pm in the foyer of the Volkshochschule offering information and activities about the Erasmus programme.

Volkshochschule Bochum
Gustav-Heinemann-Platz 2-6

More information about the European Day of the City of Bochum.

17.05.2017: European Evening

Europa erleben – Experience Europe! Within this theme, the International Office in cooperation with the AKAFÖ and ESN Bochum invite you to the “European Evening”! Experience a great European get-together with a buffet, music, games and many opportunities for intercultural exchange!

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 6 pm in the Mensa Bistro.

250 guests came to experience a colourful cultural evening with delicious food, music and dancing in the Bistro of the Mensa. See here in Fernando's YouTube video of the event.

22.+23.11.2017: Grenzenlos - ERASMUS days at Mensa bulding

In cooperation with its partner universities RUB presents the different exchange possibilities and a diverse program all about ERASMUS.

Other events: During the year 2017

There will be other cultural evenings, a "Sprachcafé Europe" (Language Practice Meet-up) and cooking events during the year.