Semester Programme

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Semester programme

The RUBiss team publishes a semester programme every term. It lists the various events, workshops and excursions Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) has to offer. Tutors and German students are also present at all the events, giving you the opportunity to gain a lot of new contacts.
This is the ideal way to get to know Bochum and Germany in general, and to meet German and foreign students.
You can pick up a printed copy of the programme in the RUBiss-Team's office.
We offer you a varied programme of fun-filled events and excursions in every semester. We look forward to seeing you.
The events for the winter semester will be issued in time!

02 OCTOBER - INTERNATIONAL WELCOME

The Ruhr-Universität and the RUBiss team would like to welcome you to Bochum and hope you'll have a successful and happy time at the university. There is going to be an official reception where you will be addressed by the university's Rector, Prof Dr Weiler, and by the International Office. You will also be told about the various initiatives that have been designed for international students. After the official part is over, you will have the chance to meet your fellow students and to socialise over some light refreshment.
Meeting point: RUB, Veranstaltungszentrum (VZ), hall 2a/2b, 04:00 pm
Participation is free!
Registration until 30 September at:


21 OCTOBER - RUBISS CAFÉ

Coffee culture is celebrated by people worldwide. This is your chance to get to know the RUBiss team and other international students over coffee and cake. Here, you can ask any questions you might have regarding your stay at the Ruhr-Universität in an informal atmosphere.
Meeting point: Euroeck, 03:00 pm
Participation is free!
Registration until 19 October at:


29 OCTOBER - MOVIE: "RECEP IVEDIK"

During the Turkish week RUB‘s student film club (SKF) shows the road movie „Recep Ivedik“ about a man on his hilarious and incredible trip to Antalya to return a lost wallet. Find out whether he is able to accomplish his mission.
The SKF offers a very interesting programme full of blockbusters and classics – more information can be found under: dbs-lin.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/skf. For €1,50 you can buy a semester ticket, which will entitle you to a reduced entrance for all movies of winter semester 2014/2015.
Meeting point: HZO 20, 07:30 pm
Participation is free!
Registration is not necessary!


30 OCTOBER - TURKISH EVENING

Hoş geldiniz! We would like to welcome you to our Turkish evening. Get to know çok güzel Turkish delights, listen to the sound of wonderful Turkish music and dance the night away.
Görüşmek üzere! We hope to see you!
Meeting point: Euroeck, 08:00 pm
Participation is free!
Registration is not necessary!


02 NOVEMBER - DAY TRIP TO WDR IN COLOGNE

Have you ever wondered what a German enterprise looks like from the inside? Are you interested in TV and radio broadcasting and production? Then join us on our exciting day trip to WDR in Cologne. Not only will you be able to see the WDR from the inside, but also will you get to know different occupational areas and related jobs. The guided tour will be in German. We will use public transport to get to Cologne.
Meeting point: Bochum, main station, 09:30 am
Participation is free!
Registration until 20 October at:


05-09 NOVEMBER - EXCURSION TO BERLIN

Ever wanted to get to know the capital of Germany? Berlin is a city where historical landmarks and museums meet modern art exhibitions and architecture. Spend unforgettable days in Berlin and discover this fascinating city.
Services: Bus journey there and back, 4 overnight stays in a hostel, breakfast, guided tours in Berlin, excursion to Potsdam, entrance fee for museums, events etc.
Meeting point: Sparkasse at Unicenter, 08:00 am
Price: 150€
Registration: At 23 October at the International Office from 10:00 am to 01:00 pm in room 1/230



15 NOVEMBER - DAY TRIP TO BONN

Join us on our trip to the city of Bonn and the „Haus der Geschichte“: a unique museum where you can learn about the history of the Federal Republic of Germany. Afterwards you will have time to explore Bonn on your own!
Meeting point: Entrance University Library, 10:00 am
Price: 4€
Registration: Until 07 November at:


21 NOVEMBER - WELCOME AT THE TOWN HALL

Traditionally every winter semester, our new international students will be welcomed by our mayor at a gentle reception. The mayor of Bochum, Dr. Ottilie Scholz is looking forward to your visit! The official welcome will take place at the town hall of Bochum.
Meeting point: Bochum town hall, 06:00 pm
Participation is free!
Registration: until 05 November at:


22 NOVEMBER - CITY TOUR IN BOCHUM (BY BUS)

During a bus tour in and around Bochum - by invitation of the mayoress Dr. Ottilie Scholz - you have the possibility to get to know your uni city better! Get to know Bochum in all ist facets and discover Bochum‘s hot spots. Think you know everything about your city? Come to our city tour and you will be suprised about how much more there is to explore.
Meeting point: Bergbaumuseum, 10:45 am
Particepation is free!
Registration: Until 05 November at:


05 DECEMBER - SAINT NICHOLAS PARTY AT HARDYS

All over Gemany, children put their boots in front of their door on the 5th of December and wait for Saint Nicholas to fill them with sweets as a reward for being a nice child. Come to our party on Saint Nicholas Day to get to know this German tradition! If you have been nice all year, Saint Nicholas might even get you a little something...
Meeting point: Hardys, 09:00 pm
Participation is free!
Registration is not necessary!


07 DECEMBER - BAKING CHRISTMAS COOKIES

Advent and Christmas are getting close and this time of year would not be the same without Christmas cookies. We would like to invite you to come and bake cookies with German students and meet up with the Campus Guides from the Orientation Days again.
Please make sure to bring ingredients and cookie dough !
Meeting point: Euroeck, 03:00 pm
Participation is free!
Registration: until 04 December at:


14 DECEMBER - CHRISTMAS MARKET AT BROICH CASTLE

Christmas markets are typical for the Advent season and can be found in almost every German town. We would like to invite you to visit a very special Christmas market: at Broich Castle, with its one-of-a-kind atmosphere, Christmas tradition and handicrafts are given priority. A tour bus will take you there and back.
Meeting point: Entrance University Library, 02:30pm
Price: 6€
Registration: until 03 December at:


15 JANUAR - SLAVIC EVENING

In order to celebrate the beginning of a new year, we and ESN Bochum would like to invite you to our Slavic Evening. Get to know the home of Faher Frost and the famous witch Baba Jaga. Indulge yourself with Slavic treats and cuisine, served with suitable drinks... The Slavic evening will be accompanied by typical Slavic music. Take a look and enjoy the Slavic hospitality!
Meeting point: Euroeck
Participation is free!
Registration is not necessary!


22 JANUARY - INTERNATIONAL GOODBYE DINNER

To end the Winter Semester, we would like to invite you to meet up with friends once more and enjoy a relaxed evening before the semester break starts. ESN, RUBiss tutors and the Campus Guides will also be there. There shall be an international buffet. Therefore we would like to request you to bring a speciality from your home country.
Meeting point: Euroeck, 06:00 pm
Participation is free!
Registration is not necessary!


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