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Welcome Centre for Hosts

The Welcome Centre is an information centre for internationally mobile researchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. We offer help and advice to foreign researchers coming to the RUB as well as support to their host faculties. By providing you with various consulting and assisting opportunities concerning formalities and the life in Bochum / Germany, we hope to give your guests the best assistance possible during their stay in Bochum. We are looking forward to hearing from you!


Guide for International Researchers

The guide gives international researchers and their hosts a detailed overview and updated information regarding their research stay at Ruhr-Universität Bochum. All relevant questions regarding, amongst others, visa and social security issues, your family's stay on a research visit as well as working and research at Ruhr-Universität Bochum are answered in detail.

Download our Guide here!.

Welcome Centre


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Guide for International Researchers.


University Administration (UV)
Room 0/63

Tel: +49 (0) 234 32-22037