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Counselling Services for refugee students

RUB supports its refugee students on their way to a successful degree with an extensive range of counselling services.

Initial consultation at the International Office

For international and refugee students, the International Office is often the first point of contact. The so-called RUBiss Team (RUB international student services) offers support in university, social and cultural as well as in administrative and legal matters.

Application and admission procedure

If you have any questions regarding the application and admission procedure or your higher education entrance qualification, please contact the Admission Office.

Questions regarding admission: Admissions Office

Applicant Hotline:
Tel.: +49 234 3226644
Academic Counseling in German and English

  • Monday - Thursday, 9 am - 4 pm
  • Friday, 9 am - 2 pm


Choice of study programme

If you have any questions about the choice of subject or would like to find out about the possibilities of changing your subject, please contact the Student Advice Centre.

Questions regarding your studies: Student Advice Centre

Contact: zsb@rub.de

We can also be reached online via Skype. Any questions that arise before admission or during your studies are in the right place with our team.

  • Office hours
    • Monday, 1-3 pm
    • Wednesday, 10 am - 12 pm
    • Thursday, 2 - 3 pm
  • Skype name: zsb-skype@rub.de

All existing information regarding the coronavirus can be found on the official RUB website.

Information for students can be found on the FAQ page.


If you have any questions about how you can finance your studies or how you should insure yourself as a student, please contact the office of Funding and Social Affairs of the Student Advice Centre or visit the "open consultation hours".

Questions regarding financing your studies: Funding and Social Affairs

Unfortunately, due to the Corona pandemic, in-person office hours cannot be held on campus at this time. However, we can be reached via email (sozialberatung@rub.de) and are also happy to make an appointment for video (Skype or Zoom) or phone consultations. Please briefly describe your concerns in the email.

  • Homepage (unfortunately only in German)

Doctorate programmes

If you would like to do your doctorate at RUB, please contact the RUB Research School for advice.

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Programmes for current students
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