International Office

Going abroad - From Bochum into the world!

Whether in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, South, Central or North America; whether via an exchange programme, independently or via a scholarship programme, you can explore the whole world. A semester, or year, spent abroad is always worth it, for yourself and your CV! You can't imagine the advantages you'll gain!


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In the winter semester 2023/24, the outbound mobility team of the International Office offers info events again, informing about opportunities to go abroad during your studies.

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Apply now until 1 June 2023! The first application deadline for the funding year 2024 ends on 1 November 2023.

With the beginning of the winter semester 2023/24, there is a new call for applications for semesters or years abroad via the exchange programmes of Ruhr University Bochum during the academic year 2024/25.

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In the summer of 2024, highly motivated RUB students will again be able to participate in the Transatlantic Ruhr Fellowship in the New York metropolitan region.

Fancy a semester abroad? Whether through an exchange programme, with a scholarship or student grants - you've come to the right place!

Do internships, conduct research and/or prepare or write your final thesis abroad and get funding from the Erasmus programme!

No time for a whole semester abroad? Then plan a short stay!

There are a variety of financing options for stays abroad that can help you realise your plans.

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You have questions about stays abroad during your studies at Ruhr-Universität Bochum? We are your point of contact!

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