Events and Excursions 2020/21


4TH NOVEMBER 2020: Welcome Hour with RUB Research School

This event is aimed particularly at our new, international PhD students. Together with the RUB Reseach School we will give you an overview of our services. While the Research School will support you especially with academic issues during your stay, the Welcome Centre will advise you on visa and residence, insurances, bureaucratic matters, free time activities etc. Furthermore, we will give you an overview of our events in the upcoming semester that you are most welcome to join.

You will also have the opportunity to ask questions.

We are looking forward to seeing you!


Date: Wednesday, 4th November 2020, 4 – 5 pm
Event format: online via Zoom
Registration by: 28th October 2020 Click here to register for this event.


14TH NOVEMBER 2020: Bochum by bus and visit of Haus Kemnade

The guided bus tour to various points of interest in Bochum includes visiting industrial cultural heritage attractions as well as the picturesque scenery of Bochum. After a tour through RUB’s surroundings, we will visit “Haus Kemnade” located at the Lake Kemnade to have coffee and cake. After the break we will continue the tour by bus. The tour will take us back to campus.

Please note: If you intend to bring children with you, separate tickets for all children must be bought. Please tell us the children’s age, so we can arrange suitable safety seats.


Date: Saturday, 14th November 2020, 1.45 - 5 pm
Meeting point: University library (UB), 1:45 pm
Fee: 4,50 € (tour guide as well as coffee/tea and a piece of cake are included)
Registration by: 5th November 2020 Click here to register for this event.(limited number of participants).


9TH DECEMBER 2020: Welcome to Germany!

When you move to a foreign country, many things are unknown and new. Therefore, we would like to familiarize you with life in Germany and German culture. We will talk about what is "typically German" and which traditions and customs exist in Germany. We would also like to learn something about the traditions in your home countries.

We are looking forward to the exchange with you!


Date: Wednesday, 9th December 2020, 5 - 6.30 pm
Event format: online via Zoom
Fee: none
Registration by: 2nd December 2020 Click here to register for this event.


17TH DECEMBER 2020: Visit to Bochum’s Christmas Market

Please note that due to COVID-19 precautions Bochum’s Christmas Market is not officially confirmed yet. Therefore, the registration for this event is not open yet.


16TH JANUARY 2021: Daytrip to „Haus der Geschichte“ in Bonn

Join us on our trip to Bonn! First, we will visit the museum “Haus der Geschichte”, where we will learn about German history on an English tour. Afterwards you can visit the city centre of Bonn on your own or have lunch.

Please note: If you intend to bring children with you, separate tickets for all children must be bought. Please tell us the children’s age, so we can arrange suitable safety seats.


Date: Saturday, 16th January 2021, all-day from 8.45 am
Meeting point: University Library (UB), 8:45 am
Fee: 4,50€ (bus journey to and from the city of Bonn and the guided museum tour are included)
Registration by: 8th January 2021 Click here to register for this event.(limited number of participants.


21ST JANUARY 2021: Meet the Expert: Income Taxes in Germany

We would like to invite all international researchers, their families and hosts at RUB, who are interested in the topic of tax law with special regard to income taxation, to an information meeting.
Our expert will answer questions like:

When am I liable to income tax?
How is the income taxed that I receive for my research in Germany?
As an international researcher, do I have to submit a tax declaration?
Which aspects are important for married couples when the partners work in different countries?

After a presentation about the subject there will be time for a Q&A with the expert.


Date: Thursday, 21st January 2021, 4 pm
Event format: online via Zoom
Fee: none
Registration by:14th January 2021 Click here to register for this event.(limited number of participants).


FEBRUARY 2021: Parkleuchten Grugapark Essen

Please note that due to COVID-19 precautions the Parkleuchten in Grugapark Essen is not officially confirmed yet. Therefore, the registration for this event is not open yet.



Registration for our events

Please use the registration form below to register for our events.

If you have registered but are unable to attend the event, please send an e-mail to make your seat available for another guest.

Contact

Welcome Centre
International Office
Ruhr-Universität Bochum

University Administration (UV)
Room 0/63

Tel: +49 (0) 234 32-22037
e-mail: welcome-centre@uv.rub.de

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