Ruhr University Bochum: Ranking & Review

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Bochum Rank Germany Rank World Rank
1 30 324
Top 2%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment32,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$500$500
International students$500$500

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities-+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics-+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine-+++
Engineering | IT-+++
Maths | Natural Sciences-+++

General info

Alternative namesRUB
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Mottomenschlich -weltoffen -leistungsstark
People-centred -Cosmopolitan -High-performance
AccreditationMinisterium für Kultur und Wissenschaft des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association EUA
Utrecht Network
Academic structureFaculty of Protestant Theology
Faculty of Catholic Theology
Faculty of Philosophy, Education and Journalism
Faculty of History
Faculty of Philology
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Social Science
Faculty of East Asian Studies
Faculty of Sports Science
Faculty of Psychology
Faculty of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Sciences
Faculty of Mathematics
Faculty of Physics and Astronomy
Faculty of Geosciences
Faculty of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology
Faculty of Medicine
Colorsblue, green
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff7,500
Student/staff ratio4
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressUniversitätsstrasse 150
Bochum, North Rhine-Westphalia, 44801
Urbanization levelSub-Urban
City population250,000 - 500,000
Phone+49 (234) 32 25483
Fax+49 (234) 32 14684

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