Ruhr University Bochum was established in 1962. The first German public university established after the World War II, it is currently a globally renowned research-based higher education institution, and one of Europe’s most thriving universities located in Bochum, a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
Comprised of nearly 43,000 students, the university combines a wide range of subject areas with research-oriented teaching. According to CWUR World University Rankings 2018-2019, Ruhr University Bochum is nationally ranked #24, and globally ranked #291.
|Annual Budget||€ 585 million|
|Number of Degree Programs Offered||191|
|Tuition Fee for International Students||Not Charged|
|International Student Percentage||14.6%|
|Annual Estimated Cost of Attendance (international)||€ 8,752|
|Contact International Admissions Office||+49 (0) 234 32-26644 | firstname.lastname@example.org|
Application Deadlines: July 15 (winter); January 15 (summer)
The above mentioned data represents admission requirements at the basic level. Additional documentation, qualification, and requirements may apply to programs at different levels of study.
Ruhr University Bochum Fees & Other Costs The Ruhr University does not charge its students any tuition fee except for language preparatory courses and some specific programs. However, approximately 326 EUR must be paid before every semester as semester contribution fee. Living expenses in Bochum amount to around 700 EUR per month.
|Expense||Annual Amount in EUR|
|Semester Contribution||€ 652|
|Health Insurance||€ 960|
The table above shows an estimate of primary expenses for students pursuing a degree course at the Ruhr University Bochum. Actual costs may vary.
The university provides graduation grants funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to its international students nearing the completion of their degree. An amount of 400 EUR per month for a maximum of 4 months is given to eligible candidates.
International students with outstanding academic records may apply for Deutsclandstipendium (300 EUR per month for a maximum of 10 months).
International students may fund their study in Germany by working part time.
For additional information regarding scholarships and funding in Germany, students should look for organizations in their home country providing aid and assistance to students pursuing higher education abroad. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has the largest database for international student scholarships in Germany.
|Post graduate Tuition Fees||$740.78|