International Office

Welcome Centre Services

The Welcome Centre offers advice and support for international researchers.

Are you currently planning your research stay at Ruhr University Bochum? We would like to welcome you to Bochum and give you the best possible start at RUB!

Our services

  • Welcome Services - overview of the upcoming formalities and support at the beginning of your stay, incl.
  • Welcome Sessions - a monthly information event about the first steps of a research stay at RUB
  • Regular consultation hours and individual counselling - any time during your research stay at RUB
  • Appointment scheduling at the City Administration Office and Foreigners' Office in Bochum
  • Support with appointments and in dealing with local authorities
  • Information on finding accommodation
  • Consultation on family matters - in cooperation with ProKids
  • Coordination of events for international researchers and their families
  • Networking with other RUB service institutions, chairs and departments - for an optimal support of your affairs
  • Supporting the host chairs and faculties of RUB

Here you can find an overview of the services that we provide:

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Information for host departments
Welcome Centre for Hosts
Welcome Centre Team
Welcome Centre Team
Welcome Centre Fenster außen
Welcome Centre
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