What we stand for


We educate outstanding junior scientist and push on research - for social and technological progress: The Ruhr-Universtät Bochum meets her educational mission and presents her scientific findings to the general public. As a cosmopolitan and international university, RUB is rooted in the region and fosters the Ruhr area to unfold her true strength.

Spread the Word

We share your knowledge with the public and support those who help us by getting our message across.

  • Press releases

What is new in research and education at RUB? Our press releases keep you posted.


  • News

Always up to date: Our news portal provides you daily with the latest news from the RUB – comprehensively and entertainingly.


  • Department of communication

We create an authentic image of RUB. Therefore, we are the first place to go for members of the media.


  • Services for members of the media

We provide members of the media with comprehensive service: from the agency of contacts to a wide range of press images.



Interested citizens are very welcome to discover new horizons with the Ruhr-Universität.

  • Blue Square

In the Blue Square, citizens and science get together – right in the city centre of Bochum. Talks and events comprehensively present recent topics and the latest scientific findings.

Blue Square

  • Lecture Series

All faculties of the RUB organise lecture series, in which current research topics are elaborated on from different angles.

Lecture Series

  • School Projects

University already starts at RUB before the graduation from school: we invite students of all grades of school to experience academic research.


  • University Sports

At RUB not only science is public – but also the fitness offers: non-RUB members are welcome to attend many of our sport courses.



The Ruhr-Universität Bochum appreciates all involvement from members of society – by private people, foundations and companies.

  • Boost RUB

Foundations and other supporters take responsibility and create the future together with RUB in various manners.

Founding opportunities

  • Foster Transfer

At RUB, science and economy efficiently exchange ideas – a great advantage for everyone.

University and economy

Contact Box
Jens Wylkop
Phone Number
+49 234 32 28355
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