Ruhr-University Bochum News

Ruhr-University Bochum, commonly referred to as RUB, is a prominent research university located in the city of Bochum, Germany. Founded in 1962, it was the first new public university established in Germany after World War II. Positioned in the Ruhr area, an urban region known for its dense population and industrial history, RUB has played a significant role in the region’s transition to a knowledge-based economy. The university offers a broad range of disciplines, including natural sciences, engineering, humanities, social sciences, and medicine, organized across twenty faculties. Known for its strong research capabilities, Ruhr-University Bochum is particularly distinguished in fields such as neuroscience, biotechnology, and materials science. It also emphasizes interdisciplinary collaboration and has developed a vibrant campus life that fosters a close-knit academic community. RUB is committed to providing a dynamic and inclusive educational environment for its diverse student body.