Infografik at a glance

Facts and figures

The campus of Ruhr University Bochum offers amazing facts.

38,872 students are enrolled at RUB. It is therefore one of the largest universities in Germany.

630 football pitches could be set up on the 4.5-km² campus.

6,360 members of staff render RUB Bochum’s largest employer.

21 faculties provide a wide range of disciplines to our students

6,442 international students are studying at RUB.

764 international PhD students and visiting researchers are welcome at RUB.

300+ partnerships have been established between RUB's institutes and faculties and educational institutions in other countries.

17 Double and Joint Degrees are available at RUB, in collaboration with universities in Germany and abroad.

700 million euros is the amount of total funds received by RUB in 2022.

188 million euros was third-party funding.

12 Collaborative Research Centres and Transregios are integrated in RUB. In 9 of them, RUB assumes the speaker function.

30 ERC Projects are hosted by RUB. The ERC funds innovative projects from all scientific fields.

9 Research Departments conduct flexible and interdisciplinary research in international networks.

12,191 phones can be found on the campus – that’s not counting smartphones.

600 tonnes of stones were shipped from China to Bochum, which now adorn the Botanical Garden.

1 million kilogrammes in weights are lifted every day at the Unifit gym.

72,000 doors can be found on the campus – and 28,000 rooms.

More than 3,565 euros is the gross salary earned by RUB graduates after leaving university.

Rev.: December 2023

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