Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Located in the heart of Europe in the dynamic metropolitan region of the Ruhrgebiet, RUB is home to over 43,000 students from over 130 countries.

RUB’s compact campus houses 20 faculties covering a broad range of disciplines, from natural and engineering sciences, through life sciences and medicine, to humanities and social sciences.

RUB owes its success in research to the close links between the disciplines on campus, which enable it to respond flexibly to current research questions. This approach makes RUB a place of top international research, which is integrated into the worldwide network of the most powerful scientific institutions in its priority areas.

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