International Office

Events & recreational activities

All Events at a Glance

  • 05. October 2022: Welcome Hour for Doctoral Researchers with RUB Research School
  • 18. October 2022: Info event: Tenancy Law
  • 27. October 2022: Guided Tour of RUB Campus by the Department of Organisational and Professional Development
  • 05. November 2022: Guided Tour through the Botanical Garden
  • 16. November 2022: Guided Tour of RUB Campus
  • 10. December 2022: Guided Bochum City Tour

Cultural Tip of the Week

pexels-kristina-paukshtite-704751.jpg
Guitar and christmas lights

The Konzerthaus Dortmund offers a wide range of musical events, such as the Philharmonic Concert "Above the Clouds" on December 6 and 7. The concert is about the dream to fly, which mankind has had for centuries. On Saturday, December 10, the Choral Academy will give a Christmas concert that is guaranteed to put you in a festive mood. This event is recommended for the whole family. Tickets for the events are available on the Konzerthaus website: Tickets.

Prices range from 19 to 42€.

Jacqueline Giljkoff, student assistant

All events

Please register via the event-specific registration forms.

All events are held in English.

05. October 2022: Welcome Hour for Doctoral Researchers with RUB Research School

This event is aimed particularly at our new, international PhD students. Together with the RUB Research School, we will give you an overview of our services. While the Research School will support you especially with academic issues during your stay, the Welcome Centre will advise you on visa and residence, insurances, bureaucratic matters, free time activities etc. Furthermore, we will give you an overview of our events in the upcoming semester that you are most welcome to join.

You will also have the opportunity to ask questions.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

Date: Wednesday, 05. October 2022, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Format: Online via Zoom
Costs: free of charge
Registration by: 05. October 2022 via the registration form of the Research School.

18. October 2022: Info event: Tenancy Law

Finding an apartment is often difficult. Once you have found the right apartment, there are a few things to consider when signing the contract: How do I conclude a rental contract? How much is the rent and what other costs will I have to pay? Can the rent be increased during my rental period? What rights do I have in the event of defects? What do I have to consider when moving out? These and other questions will be answered in the presentation.

Date: Tuesday, 18. October 2022, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Format: Online via Zoom
Costs: free of charge
Registration by: 11. October 2022 via the registration form of the University of Duisburg-Essen.

27. October 2022: Guided Tour of RUB Campus by the Department of Organisational and Professional Development

The campus tours are an exclusive offer as part of the onboarding of new employees at RUB. With lots of information about the history and architecture of RUB, new employees explore some of the most interesting stations on campus – including the Audimax with the largest organ of its kind in all of NRW. The tours, one of which is in English, last about 90 minutes. Registration is required due to the limited number of participants.

Date: Thursday, 27. October, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Format: In Person
Costs: Free of charge
Registration by: 20. October 2022 via the registration form of RUB's Service-Portal. (If you don't have access to the Service-Portal, you can register via e-mail as well: zekiye.eken@uv.rub.de)

05. November 2022: Guided Tour through the Botanical Garden

This tour is for everyone who would like to know more about the diversity of plants on our planet or is looking for peace and quiet in nature. The Botanical Garden of Ruhr University Bochum is an exotic oasis that is worth a visit at any time of the year. With an area of 13 hectares and over 10,000 different plant species it is one of the largest botanical gardens in Germany. As part of Ruhr-Universität Bochum, the Botanical Garden is primarily used for research and teaching. But the public is also welcome to come and learn more about science and plants.

Date: Saturday, 05. November 2022, 2 p.m.
Note: The walking distance to the garden takes approximately 20 minutes. Therefore, we are kindly asking you to please be at the meeting point at 1:30 p.m.
Format: In-person
Costs: free of charge
Registration by: 03. November 2022 (limited capacity, incl. accompanying persons).

16. November 2022: Guided Tour of RUB Campus

Arriving at a new university also means not knowing your way around at first. To make it easier for you to find your way around the campus, we are offering a short tour this semester, during which we will walk through the highlights of the campus and important contact points for academics: the administration, the RUB Research School, the cafeteria, and much more.

Date: Wednesday, 16. November 2022, 3 p.m.
Format: In-person
Costs: free of charge
Registration by: 14. November 2022 (limited capacity, incl. accompanying persons).

10. December 2022: Guided Bochum City Tour

Discover many sights that the city of Bochum has to offer and immerse yourself in the history of the city. You will get the chance to hear about many interesting aspects of the 20s and 50s architecture as well as Bochum's churches and monuments.

Date: Saturday, 10. December 2022, 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Format: In-person
Costs: free of charge
Registration by: 07. December 2022 (limited capacity, incl. accompanying persons).

Other Cultural & Recreational Activities

Studierende auf RUB Campus
"Meet the Germans"
Deutsche Welle

While on-site sports facilities must remain closed, online classes are still currently offered.

RUB's University Language Centre (ZFA) offers German courses every semester.

Welcome Centre Fenster außen
Welcome Centre
Front page
To top