International Office

Counselling for prospective refugee students

Do you have questions regarding studying at the Ruhr-Universität or would you like to find out more about the Integra programme?

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In cooperation with the Admissions Office and the Student Advice Centre, the International Office offers special consultation hours for prospective students with a refugee background. Here we gladly provide information regarding the Integra programme, what to expect when studying at the Ruhr-Universität, including study requirements, the recognition of degrees and German courses.

Your contact persons:

International Office

Student Advice Centre

Study orientation and financing

Admission Office

Verification of certificates and information regarding admission requirements

For your initial consultation, all documents relevant to your studies should ideally be in German, English or French.

The consultation itself can be conducted in German, English, Turkish or Arabic (for other languages, the support of a translator is useful).

Office hours

Joint office hours (International Office, Student Advice Centre and Admission Office)

  • Tuesday: 10 am - 12 am
  • Thursday: 2 pm - 4 pm

via Skype:

Name: rubiss.welcome or welcome@rub.de

Find and add us as a contact on Skype. Then please write a short message with your request. We will then get back to you.

Please note that we are only online during the above mentioned office hours!

*The Student Advice Centre offers a telephone consultation on Tuesdays from 10-11 a.m.: 0234 32 23864.

Please note: Unfortunately, the office hours of the Admissions Office do not take place at the moment. Please write your request by e-mail to admission@uv.rub.de.

Consultations via email

Please feel free to contact us with your request also via email at

Please note that the processing time usually takes 2-5 days.

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