Ruhr-Universität Bochum has partner universities all over the world. You can come to Bochum for a study visit for one or two semesters via the partnership programmes. You'll find further information about the partner universities here:

Your Path to RUB

  1. Apply for an exchange programme at your home university.

  2. If you are accepted for the exchange programme, your home university sends your nomination to RUB's International Office (by email to

  3. You will receive a welcome email from us with the link to the pre-enrolment. Please fill out the pre-enrolment. During the procedure you are asked to upload the following documents:
  • Curriculum vitae with passport photo (please use the Europass template)
  • Transcript of academic records
  • Copy of ID card/passport

After you have filled in the pre-registration form, you will receive your acceptance letter by email.

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Nomination Deadlines

Summer Semester: 15 December
Winter Semester: 15 June

Application Deadlines

Summer Semester: 15 January
Winter Semester: 15 July


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