Course Catalogue

Common Course Catalogue of the UA-Ruhr

Here you will find all the social science courses in English that you can choose from. These are offered at the Ruhr-Uni Bochum, at the University of Duisburg-Essen and at the TU Dortmund University:

Exchange students at the Faculty of Social Science may take courses and modules from all study programmes of our and other faculties. This includes the study programmes offered by our partner universities within the University Alliance Ruhr (UA-Ruhr):

  • University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE)
  • Dortmund University of Technology (TU)

RUB students can attend lectures and seminars at the partner universities without additional expenses (public transport is also free for students).

If you would like to take further courses at the UA Ruhr universities, you can use this website to search for any courses:

In the document 'SoWi-Info' you will find the annotated course catalogue of the Faculty of Social Sciences, as well as other helpful information for your studies at the Faculty of Social Science:

Here you will find a lot of useful information for Incomings:

Incoming Info

Here you will find the general course catalogue of the Ruhr-Uni Bochum. You can change the semester at the top left.

Here you will find all courses offered in English or other languages at RUB:


RUB is part of the international university consortium UNIC (European University of Post-Industrial Cities). This is a network of ten universities dedicated to promoting student mobility and social integration. As an exchange student, you have the opportunity to take seminars offered within this network.

Summer and Winter Schools RUB

Between the lecture periods, RUB offers Summer and Winter Schools every year, in which both students from Bochum and students from other universities can participate. Here you can get an overview of the offers: