Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Ruhr-Universität Bochum Ranking

country rank: 3
world rank: 111

University Overview

Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Ruhr University Bochum) was founded in 1962 as a non-profit public higher education institution in the suburbs of Bochum (population range of 250,000-499,999 people), North Rhine-Westphalia. Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is a large (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational German higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministerium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Culture and Science of North Rhine-Westphalia). Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 58-year-old German university maintains a rigorous admissions process based on students’ previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. RUB also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services to students.

Ruhr-Universität Bochum Ranking

University Identity

Name Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Acronym RUB
Founded 1962
Motto menschlich -weltoffen -leistungsstark People-centred -Cosmopolitan -High-performance
Colours Blue and green

University Location

Address Universitätsstrasse 150 Bochum 44801 North Rhine-Westphalia Germany
Tel +49 (234) 32 25483
Fax +49 (234) 32 14684

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Universitätsstrasse 150 Bochum 44801 (234) 3 228739

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Yes


Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) Utrecht Network

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