On this website you can find interesting offers and helpful contact points offered by the Faculty of Social Science and the Ruhr-University Bochum.
The Methods Centre is the central point to support students with their own empirical research projects. In addition, the Methods Centre offers workshops on important methods and programmes.
"Quo Vadis?" is a series of events that presents occupational fields for social scientists and is organised by the internship office. It offers students the opportunity to gain insights into various professional fields and to establish initial contacts with people from the field.
SOPRA e.V. is an association for the promotion of practice in social science. The interdisciplinary alumni network of the Faculty of Social Science promotes exchange between the various status groups and mediates between science and practice.
The Faculty of Social Science includes various institutes and cooperates closely with numerous university and non-university institutes and research centres in order to develop nationally and internationally visible joint research activities. Students, especially in the Master degree and doctoral phases, benefit from the cooperations and exchanges as part of their academic training.
The University Language Centre (ZFA) offers language courses for RUB students. There is also the possibility to take "German as a Foreign Language".
RUB international student services (RUBiss) organises exciting events for international students every semester. It is a programme of varied events, workshops and study trips.
The Writing Centre answers all your questions about academic writing. In addition, they offer workshops and events on the topic of writing as well as daily writing support in the Writing Café in the University Library.
The Career Service supports students with information and advice, events and lectures, courses and workshops as well as personal coaching to organise your studies in a practical way and to start successfully in the working world.
In cooperation with AKAFÖ Bochum and the University Language Centre (ZFA), the International Office presents Sprachcafé Bochum. Sprachcafé Bochum is a meeting place where you can improve and practise your foreign language skills at different language tables every week.
University Sports offers you seven days a week all the sports opportunities you can think of: 95 sports, roundabout 380 courses in presence or online, our 1.100 square meters Gym „Unifit“ and events offer various opportunities to explore new aspects in the world of moving. Furthermore, you get to know new people. Be aware of the registration deadlines, sometimes the courses are booked up quickly.
The Centre for Arts of the RUB creates space for creativity and exchange in the areas of art, music or theatre. Here you have the opportunity to participate as well as to visit events.