Arrival at RUB

As soon as you have arrived at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, there are several things you need to do and the International Office will help and support you.


After your arrival in Bochum you will need to enrol personally at the HZO-Building on campus. You will receive detailed information about time and place of the enrolment by email.


Plan your studies

student learning at the RUB

It would be wise to talk to your supervisor when planning your studies and creating your timetable.

Plan your studies

Registration with the City of Bochum and visa/ residency issues

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If you will be staying longer than three months you have to register at the Resident Registration Office. If you are from a non-EU country, you also have to get or extend your residence permit.


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To-Do List

First Steps at RUB  

Information for starting your studies (2.9 MB)


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