Study Abroad

Are you interested in studying abroad? Would you like to meet students from all over the world? Do you wish to explore another system of higher education? Would you like to experience another perspective on education and new teaching methods and progress on a personal and academic level? If so, feel free to take some time and explore the following websites. Here you'll find everything you need to know to plan your semester or year abroad.

You have various possibilities when studying abroad. These are:

Via an Exchange Programme

During your studies you have the chance to spend 1 or 2 semesters abroad at one of Ruhr-Universität Bochum's (RUB) partner universities by participating in the ERASMUS Programme or one of RUB’s exchange and partnership grant programmes. However, you'll graduate from RUB at the end.

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Independently Organised

a. If you'd like to spend your semester or year abroad at a different university to those offered on RUB’s exchange programmes, you also have the opportunity to organise this yourself.
b. If you'd like to graduate from a foreign university, you can apply for an undergraduate (bachelor’s) degree programme or a postgraduate (master’s, doctoral) degree programme at the university itself.

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