International Lounge

International Lounge

Ruhr-Universität Bochum has a modern, comfortable International Lounge for international researchers, their families and mentors. At the Lounge you have the possibility to get together to talk and work or simply to relax. During opening hours there is always someone present at the Lounge to answer any general questions you might have. Different events for international researchers and their families take place in the International Lounge.


  • Infopoint
  • Computers with internet access
  • Wireless internet access
  • Coffee, tea and other drinks
  • Conference table
  • Corner couches
  • Information about RUB, Bochum and the surrounding area
  • Current German and international journals and newspapers
  • Bulletin board with up-to-date notices
  • Children’s play area
  • Selection of RUB souvenirs to purchase

Partly translated by: Dr. Lynda Lich-Knight, ResearchComm Ltd.


  • Contact form for appointments

    If you need assistance when dealing with the formalities or would like someone to accompany you to the various authorities, you can call upon our team of student who will be pleased to help you.

International Lounge

Cafeteria Building ("Mensa"), main entrance, bistro floor
Tel: +49 (0)234/32-22037

Location of the International Lounge on Campus   (1.0 MB)

Postal address

Ruhr-Universität Bochum
International Lounge
c/o Poststelle der RUB
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum

Opening hours

11:00 - 04:00
11:00 - 3:00

Consultation hour

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday:
11 am - 2 pm



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