Career Service

The colleagues of the RUB Career Service support you with information and advice, events and lectures, courses and workshops as well as personal coaching to make your studies more practical and to start successfully in the professional world.

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International Office

The International Office (IO) coordinates the university's international relations and is the contact for all questions regarding the internationality of teaching, research and administration. Its tasks include supporting international students and researchers as well as providing information and advice to members of RUB on stays abroad and international cooperation.

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Elective Modules

With the elective modules, the Ruhr-University Bochum has created a central place for the teaching of key competencies that is unique in this form. It offers a platform for courses from departments and external providers as well as for student demand.

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Psychological Student Counseling

The psychological student counseling offers support for all personal concerns and problems that hinder or jeopardize academic success.

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RUB Research School

The RUB Research School is the campus-wide institution of all faculties for the promotion of doctoral and postdoctoral students of the Ruhr-University Bochum.

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SOPRA e.V. is the interdisciplinary alumni network of the Faculty of Social Science.


World Factory Start-up Center

How does an idea become a marketable product or service? How can research results be successfully transferred into practice? What turns people from scientists into entrepreneurs?

The Worldfactory Start-up Center (WSC) is the answer to these questions. It is the central point of contact at the Ruhr-University Bochum for everything related to start-ups and transfers. With its services, the WSC taps into creative potential and prepares individual paths to entrepreneurship for bright minds.

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