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Application requirements

You are interested in the Integra programme and would like to apply? Find out about participation requirements and the application process.

Participation requirements?

You can apply if. . .

  • You are interested in studying at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • You have a residence status as a refugee in Germany (for example, a residence permit as a refugee, Aufenthaltsgestattung, family reunification,...)
  • You have a university entrance qualification (HZB) (for example, the Abitur, a Bachelor's or Master's degree)

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How can I apply?

Participating in the Integra programme, means you start with Integra-12. Immediate entry into the Integra 24 programme is not possible. Integra-12 is offered every semester. You can therefore apply for both the winter and the summer terms:

Application period

  • For the summer term: probably 1st to 28th of February
  • For the winter term: probably 1st to 31th of August

The application takes place exclusively via an online form.

You will find the link to the application here during the application period.

What documents do I need for the application?

For the application you need the following documents as a PDF document:

  • Front and back of your residence title
  • Your university entrance qualification (HZB), in original
  • An officially certified translation of your HZB in German, English or French
  • A passport photo
  • Your letter of motivation in German or English (maximum one page)

You will upload the documents to the online form when you apply. The examination of your documents exclusively takes place online. However, you should be prepared for your original certificates to be requested by the Admissions Office.

What is my status at the Ruhr-Universität?

As an Integra-12 participant you are enrolled as a guest student at the Ruhr-Universität.

  • This means: use of the RUB infrastructure (e. g. attending lectures)
  • Attendance in lectures is possible, however acquisition of credits is not
  • The Semester Ticket for public transport is not included, however there is a possibility to obtain the YoungTicket

What does the participation in the programme cost?

  • Integra-12 is free of charge for all participants.
  • As guest students of the university Integra-24 participants pay the university's social contribution fee.
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