International Office

Doctoral studies

Here you will find information for international researchers and those who wish to pursue a doctorate.

Research School of Ruhr-Universität Bochum

The cross-faculty Research School of Ruhr-Universität Bochum is the central campus hub for doctoral researchers at the university. During your doctorate (Dr. or PhD) you and your individual research project are supported by supervisors and integrated in the international research environment of our 20 faculties. The Research School offers an advanced qualification beyond borders, supports a seamless transition into the job market and advises everyone starting or planning a doctorate at Ruhr-Universität.

Welcome Centre

The Welcome Centre supports you and your family with services concerning your research stay. Here you will receive information and targeted assistance on various topics that are important for the preparation and implementation of your stay in Bochum. The offer also applies to the host chairs.

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