Ruhr-Universität Bochum

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world rank  286

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University Overview

Established in 1962, Ruhr-Universität Bochum (Ruhr University Bochum) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Bochum (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Innovation, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia), Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Ruhr University Bochum
Acronym RUB
Founded 1962
Motto menschlich -weltoffen -leistungsstark
People-centred -Cosmopolitan -High-performance
Colours Blue and green

University Location

Address Universitätsstrasse 150
Bochum (population range: 250,000-499,999)
44801 North Rhine-Westphalia
Germany
T +49 (234) 32 25483
F +49 (234) 32 14684

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Universitätsstrasse 150
Bochum 44801
+49 (234) 3 228739

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Ruhr-Universität Bochum's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministerium für Innovation, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen


Year of first Accreditation

1962


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • AQUAS
  • Accreditation, Certification and Quality Assurance Insitute (AQUIN)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Utrecht Network

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 February 2019