International Office

International prospective students

You are from abroad and are interested in studying or doing a doctorate at the Ruhr University Bochum? On the following pages you will find important information regarding study preparation, application and admission procedures, studying abroad, as well as doctorate programmes at the Ruhr University Bochum. Additionally, our counselling services for international prospective students are also highlighted.

Preparatory studies

There are various programmes of study preparation at Ruhr University Bochum. The programmes provided by the International Office include a German course and propaedeutic events that systematically prepare you for your studies. Social integration is not neglected either.

Offers differ per respective target group, more information below.

Studierende im Seminar (Studium und Lehre)

In order to study at the Ruhr University, sufficient German language skills are almost always required. Learn German at the Ruhr University Bochum!

Combined programmes: German course and propaedeutic programme

zwei geflüchtete Studierende werden unterrichtet im Horsaal

Integra programme and Übergangssemester

Studienbrücke RUB

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How do I apply for a degree programme? What steps do I have to take when applying?

You are an exchange student at RUB or would like to become one? This way for more information!

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