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Start your professional career

Congratulations! You have successfully completed your studies at Ruhr University Bochum! What are your plans after graduation? Would you like to start your professional career directly?

Start your professional career directly?

Would you like to start your professional career right away? Then take a look at the Ruhr University's job exchange! Here you will find a selection of job offers at the university, in Bochum and further surrounding areas.

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The unviersity's Career Service will kindly provide you with professional advice on your application and other job search matters.

Career Service

Postgraduate residence permit

Students with a residence title in accordance with §16b can apply for a residence permit to find a job after successfully graduating. This is valid for 18 months. During this time, you can look for a job that corresponds to your qualifications.

If you already have a prospective job, then there are various other residence titles. This is very individual.

About to graduate?

You are in a higher semester, close to graduating and want to be better prepared for the German job market? Then become a participant in uniWORKcity!

"uniWORKcity" aims to integrate international students into the German labour market before graduation. Its modular structure offers competence enhancements in the fields of strategy development, job-related German, application training and empowerment elements as well as practical contacts for the development of a professional network.


Are you an employer or recruiter?

We will connect you with our graduates!

Are you an employer or recruiter looking for international professionals?

Let us connect you!

With 42,954 students currently enrolled at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), including over six thousand international students, we are one of the largest universities in Germany.

At RUB, our motto "creating knowledge networks" is instilled in all of our students. From an early stage on our students and young researchers are encouraged to make experiences abroad and participate in international projects in teaching and research, experiences which develop valuable skills useful in today's globalised labour market.

Every year, over five thousand of our enthusiastic graduates enter the labour market, and thus provide local companies and recruiters a large pool of fresh talent and expertise in a wide range of disciplines from our 20 faculties. Taught by faculty who rank among the best in the world for academic excellence, our students are prepared to make a difference in your firm. We believe that our graduates will be an asset to your team as interns and full-time hires.


Do you have a specific job offer or further suggestions for cooperation? In cooperation with companies from all fields, the RUB Career Service organises opportunities for students and employers to get to know each other and to benefit from each other's knowledge and experience.

Career Service

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