International Office
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After your arrival

You have already arrived in Bochum? Welcome to the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB)!

On this page, you will find information about what you have to do before or at the beginning of your exchange stay.


Enrollment at RUB takes place exclusively online. You will receive all of the necessary information in due time via email.

You would like to participate in the free orientation days for international students, but have not yet registered? Sign up now!

How do I pay the social contribution? How do I connect to the RUB network? On this page we address these concerns and many more!

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RUBiss Campus Tour

Tour the RUB campus with us! The RUBiss team (RUB - international student services) has created a virtual campus tour for you that introduces the staff of the International Office and shows different areas of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum campus. Take a look!
RUB Campus Tour

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