International Student Programs

Our Summer Schools offer a truly dynamic and engaging academic and cultural environment for their international visitors. The Ruhr-University Bochum invites students to take part in state-of-the-art and hands-on approaches to technical learning. Our summer schools provide a fantastic opportunity to experience what studying at Ruhr-University Bochum is really like.

Study – Connect – Enjoy

Take the opportunity to meet students from all over the world at one of Germany’s biggest campus universities. The Ruhr-Universität Bochum is proud to have been awarded with 2 Centers of Excellence during the recent selection process to identify Germany’s Universities of Excellence. This underlines the already outstanding reputation of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB).

We want to welcome you to the Metropolitan Ruhr Area and show you how the Strukturwandel, the evolution from steel and coal to service industries, has shaped our company landscape.

Meet experts of their field, scientists of excellent research and create a network to use for your studies and beyond. We would be happy to welcome you in the heart of Europe.

RUB Summer School: Automotive Engineering

Welcome to the Ruhrgebiet, a metropolitan area of several cities with some of the best universities of the country and one of the hotspots of car engineering in Europe. Take the opportunity to gain knowledge in current research topics, get to know leading experts in car engineering and connect with students from all over the world.
We want to show you how we put science into everyday life with our competitive solar car as well as the racing car developed by our students in an international competition.
Fun activities in the area will help you bond with your fellow students and build relationships for your professional life after university.
Glück auf from Bochum!

RUB Summer School: Industry 4.0

The Ruhr Metropolitan Area as one of the major industrial sites of Europe is an excellent example of the shift from old industries to some of the most advanced production plants in the world. Digitalization plays a key role in this development and offers opportunities and challenges at the same time.
The Ruhr-University of Bochum is a center of excellence concerning researching and consulting of companies on their way through the “4th industrial revolution”, as the movement is labeled in Germany.
We want to invite you to design this worldwide movement with us.

Contact Us

Selina Schön, M.A.
Selina Schön, M.A.
+49 (0)234/32-21844