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New Doctoral Researcher

We would like to welcome you as doctoral researcher at RUB. If you are interested in doing your doctorate at RUB or just started - we will support you right from the beginning for the time of your doctorate.

Every enrolled doctoral researcher at our university is also a member of RUB Research School – the university-wide graduate school of Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

We support you by facilitating your research and personal development as early-career researcher, and integrate you in an interdisciplinary community of doctoral researchers and networks on and off campus. We offer events and activities where you can gain perspectives for a career in and outside academia.

As member of RUB Research School you have free access to all our offers. Based on your individual aims and interests, you can combine your research-related activities at the chairs and faculties with training in personal competencies, interdisciplinary events, career guidance and international research projects. We offer personal counselling and advice if you are looking for information or need personal orientation.

Good to know

  • You would like to start your doctorate at RUB and would like to know more about the research fields - check RUB chairs and faculties
  • You would like to know how to plan and start your doctorate - check our infos about planning a doctorate
  • You are looking for additional information or need personal orientation - we offer personal counselling and advice
  • You just started your doctorate and would like to know about RUB Research School - join our Welcome Hour and meet us face-to-face (watch the RS image video)
  • You would like to know more about our offers and activities - check our programme