The launch event of the second EURAXESS Roadshow will take place very soon -on Monday 5 October in...

4th PhD Conference on International Development, 24 - 25 September 2015


The IEE together with the School of International Development (DEV), University of East Anglia, UK,...

Doctoral researcher enrolment period for Wintersemester 2015/2016


Dear prospective doctoral researchers, Winter semester 2015/16 is starting soon, enrolment period...

The cross-faculty RUB Research School is the central campus hub for doctoral researchers at the Ruhr University of Bochum. During your doctorate (Dr. or PhD) you and your individual research project are supported by supervisors and integrated in the international research environment of our 20 faculties. The RUB Research School offers an advanced qualification beyond borders, supports a seamless transition into the job market and advises everyone starting or planning a doctorate at RUB.

  • Heads up Medicine!

    All you need to know about PhD regulations for Doctors of Medicine, can be found within the "Merkblatt zur Promotion". ❋

  • Docs Know How

    Benefit from the joint experience, knowledge and expertise of the community with our new Docs Know How program. ❋

  • Research Around the World

    Research School PLUS offers financial support for doctoral researchers, who wish to internationalize their project. ❋

  • IRB

    RS PLUS offers a flexible International Realisation Budget for a number of international activities during your doctorate. ❋

  • Database

    With the help of our PhD student database, you are free to manage and modify your data independently. ❋

  • We support postdocs

    We would like to work with you for a brand new set of offers! Get into dialogue with us and shape future programs for postdocs. ❋

  • More about RUB-RS

    The Research School is the expert institution at the RUB, intersecting all fields and faculties in a single research environment. ❋

  • Doctoral regulations update

    An overview of RUB faculty-specific regulations and their state of revision... ❋

  • International doctoral researchers

    We support visiting international doctoral researchers with special qualification & counseling offers. ❋