International Office

Welcome Centre

The Welcome Centre welcomes all international researchers of Ruhr-Universität Bochum! Here you will receive information and targeted assistance on various topics that are important in the preparation and implementation of your stay in Bochum.

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  • 22.10.2021: Cultural Tip of the Week (facebook)
  • 15.10.2021: Cultural Tip of the Week (facebook)
  • Watch our new video to learn more about the Welcome Centre and the services we provide. We look forward to supporting you!
  • Register here for our events for the winter semester 2021/22!
  • Before your departure from Bochum, there are a few organisational things that need to be taken care of - in our new video we guide you through the process!
  • You are new at RUB and want to enrol as a PhD student? This video guides you through the process.
  • We have put together a new video to guide you through the first steps of planning your research stay at RUB!

Here you will find an overview of our services, office hours as well as contact information.

The Welcome Centre organises various events for the international researchers at RUB every semester.

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Information on Corona

We have prepared information about the entry requirements and quarantine under Corona conditions as well as further links for you.

RUB also provides a daily update on the Corona situation.

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