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Application for a study stay in Australia and in the USA (AEN/MAUI)

Please submit your complete application online by the deadline indicated below. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions.

Next application deadline: 1 December 2022

For an exchange stay in the academic year 2023/24.

Online application

  • There are two different options - A or B - to submit your application. Please choose one:
  • (A) Sign the online application digitally and email it to Anika Odenbach.
  • (B) Print the online application, sign it, scan it and email the scan to Anika Odenbach.

Online portal

Important notes

  • A parallel application for the AEN and the MAUI programme is not possible. Please choose your preference.
  • For other exchange programmes offered by Ruhr-Universität Bochum you can apply at the same time.
  • In the online application you have to indicate three universities of your choice.
  • All required application documents must be uploaded in the online portal (in PDF).

Application documents

Motivation letter

Recommendation letter

  • To be written by a lecturer from your department
  • In German or English
  • Usually, lecturers will send their letter of recommendation to the International Office directly. In this case, please make a short note and upload it (in PDF form) as part of your online application. If you receive your letter of recommendation from your lecturer, please upload a scanned copy of the letter (PDF only). Please note that we cannot accept your application if the recommendation letter is not submitted by the deadline.

Transcript of records

  • Complete list of current academic achivements
  • Can be created automatically in eCampus or FlexNow and saved as a PDF.
  • Medical students can upload their PJ-Reifeprüfung.
  • A transcript of records issued by the examination office will also be accepted.

University diplomas (if applicable)

  • If you are a master's students, please upload your bachelor's degree certificate.
  • Please only submit your high school diploma if you are in the first term of your bachelor's degree programme.

Enrollment certificate

  • From the current term
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