International Office

2022-23 to the US with Fulbright

German students who would like to study at a US American partner university of Ruhr-Universität Bochum in 2022/2023 can apply for a travel scholarship at Fulbright Germany until 15 February 2022. Here you can find detailed information about the programme. Annina Kull from the Fulbright Commission is happy to answer your questions at

Scholarship benefits

Scholarship benefits include 2,000 euros, participation in preparatory and networking meetings of German and American Fulbright scholars as well as admission to the international Fulbright network of Fulbright scholars and alumni.

Application procedure

By the application deadline of 15 February 2022, please take the following three steps:

1. Complete the online application form.

2. Email the following documents (in the order as follows) as one pdf file to the International Office of Ruhr-Universität Bochum (

  • Application form (after you have filled out the application form online, you will receive a link to generate the application form as a pdf document)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Copy of university entrance qualification certificate
  • List of previous academic achievements with grade point average (issued by the examination office) and, if applicable, a copy of the Bachelor's degree certificate

3. Ask two university lecturers to email a copy of one confidential letter of recommendation each (in German or English) to the International Office of Ruhr-Universität Bochum (

Fulbright "Office Hour"

To get to know more about the programme and how to apply, please feel free to visit the Fulbright Commission at their digital "Office Hour" on 19 January 2022 from 3 to 4 pm. Please register here so that the Fulbright Commission can provide you with the relevant access information prior to the appointment.

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