Application and Admission

If you intend to apply to study at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), you must first meet the following criteria:

  • Your higher education entrance qualification must be recognised as equivalent to the German qualification for admission

Higher education entrance qualification

  • You must possess sufficient German language skills for most degree courses. Please check with the individual course for language requirements.

German language requirements


Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis from beginning June - 15 July for the following Winter Semester (October - February)

Applications for the following Summer Semester (April - July) will be accepted between beginning December - 15 January


Contact - Admission Office

Ivana Lazic (Bachelor)
Room: SSC 0 / 137

Karsten Alt (Master and German langunage courses)
Room: SSC 0 / 228

  • Office hours: Mo-Th, 09:00am-12:00pm

  • Phone: +49 (0) 234 32-26644 (Hotline)

  • Email: