Special regulations at RUB: COVID-19

Ruhr-Universität Bochum and all its facilities have closed their buildings since Wednesday 18 March. This way the RUB is making an effective contribution to slow down the epidemic in Germany. The staff of the International Office is therefore working in home office at the moment.

During this time, you are welcome to contact us as follows:

International (prospective) students, exchange students and Integra participants

International Researchers

Outgoing exchange students

University without borders

Internationalisation (e.g. supporting applications for funding to DAAD etc.): Iris.Vernekohl@uv.rub.de and Randolph.galla@uv.rub.de

Management (Head and Vice Head of the International Office): international@rub.de


Welcome to the International Portal

The International Portal deals with all topics related to the internationalisation of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

On the portal you will find information from the International Office (IO) if you come from abroad and

The International Office is also happy to support you with planning, financing and carrying out your stays abroad

In addition to that, the International Offices advises the members of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum in all aspects related to initiating and maintaining international collaborations and partnerships and with respect to the internationalisation of teaching, research, services and operations.

Are you interested in the international profile of the university, information on existing collaborations and partnerships, facts and figures or in the Internationalisation strategy of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum? Click here for more information

The team of the International Office is looking forward to meeting you!



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