International Office

International degree seeking students

Are you doing a full Bachelor's or Master's degree at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum? Then this is the right place for you!

Your studies at Ruhr-Universität Bochum

In the course of your studies, there are different topics that will become important for you. On this page you will find an overview of everything that comes up during your studies.

The RUBiss team (RUB - international student services) organises preparatory webinars before the beginning of each semester for international students starting a Bachelor's or Master's programme at the Ruhr-Universität.

To help you get started with your studies, RUBiss (RUB - international student services) organises an International Welcome for new international students before the start of each term.

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How do I enrol myself at the university?

Important topics for studying in Germany

First steps at RUB

  • Moodle course for international students
    In this online course, you will find information on starting your studies and living in Bochum to guide you in the best possible way during your studies in Bochum.
  • Youtube video about the RUB online services
    After enrolling at RUB, you need to register for important online services. In this video, students explain how to set a password for your RUB login ID and use it to access the Moodle and E-Campus platforms. After that you can, for example, access your RUB mailbox, register for lectures and seminars and download course materials.
  • RUBiss Youtube-Campus Tour
    Get to know the campus with us. The RUBiss team has created a campus tour for you that introduces the staff of the International Office and shows various areas of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum campus. Just take a look!

There are numerous offers for international students at Ruhr-Universität and in Bochum. Enjoy discovering them!

How can I apply for a semester off? How do I re-register? You can find out this and much more here!

Socialising, learning new skills and having fun - that's volunteering!

Congrats grad you did it! Your studies are over - what now? Find out about your options here.

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