Visiting International Professors

Research School Visiting International Professors are experienced investigators from abroad who share their knowledge and experience at Ruhr University. They have been invited by their hosts to visit Bochum repeatedly and advise local doctoral researchers.

To follow a given interaction, click on the project titles below. If you wish to learn more about the Visiting International Professor program, click here.

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Prof. Kirill Solonin
    Renmin University, Beijing, China

    Prof. Carmen Meinert
    Center for Religious Studies

    hosted by

  • Dr. Lutgarde Vandeput
    British Institute at Ankara, Turkey

    Prof. Christof Berns
    Archaeological Sciences

    hosted by

  • Prof. Zara Pogossian
    John Cabot University, Rome, Italy

    Prof. Volkhard Krech
    Center for Religious Studies

    hosted by

  • Prof. Shelley Feldman
    Cornell University, USA

    Prof. Eva Gerharz
    Sociology of Development and Internationalization

    hosted by

Life Sciences

  • Henrik Bjarke Vaegter, PhD
    Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark

    Prof. Dr. Monika Hasenbring
    Medical Psychology & Medical Sociology, RUB

    hosted by

  • Prof. Joseph Heitman
    Duke University, USA

    Prof. Ulrich Kück
    General and Molecular Botany

    hosted by

  • Prof. Richard Edden
    John Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

    Prof. Tobias Schmidt-Wilcke
    Neurology

    hosted by

  • Prof. Karen Moxon
    Drexel University, USA

    Prof. Patrik Krieger
    Systems Neuroscience

    hosted by

  • Prof. Nadine Gaab
    Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard Medical School, USA

    Prof. Sarah Weigelt
    Developmental Neuropsychology

    hosted by

  • Prof. Xuesong Yang
    Jinan University, Guangzhou, China, Clinical medicine

    Prof. Beate Brand-Saberi
    Institute of Anatomy

    hosted by

  • Prof. Russell Kerr
    University of Prince Edwards Island, Canada

    Prof. Robert Kourist
    Microbial Biotechnology

    hosted by

Natural & Material Sciences, Engineering

  • Prof. Julian Schulze
    West Virginia University, USA

    Dr. Thomas Musenbrock
    Theoretical Electrical Engineering

    hosted by

  • Prof. Peter Yoon
    University of Maryland, USA

    Prof. Reinhard Schlickeiser
    Astrophysics

    hosted by

  • Prof. Mark Allendorf
    Sandia National Laboratories, USA

    Prof. Roland Fischer
    Anorganic Chemistry

    hosted by

  • Prof. Snehasis Tripathy
    Cardiff University, UK

    Prof. Tom Schanz
    Foundation Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics

    hosted by

  • Prof. Carlo Callari
    University of Molise, Italy

    Prof. Günther Meschke
    Structural Mechanics

    hosted by

  • Prof. Judith Irwin
    Queen's University, Kingston, Canada

    Prof. Ralf-Jürgen Dettmar
    Astronomy

    hosted by

  • Prof. Eric May
    University of Western Australia, Australia

    Dr. Markus Richter
    Thermodynamics

    hosted by

  • Prof. Yuri Litvinenko
    University of Waikoto, New Zealand

    Dr. Horst Fichtner
    Astrophysics

    hosted by

  • Prof. Jeffrey Bergthorson
    McGill University, Canada

    Prof. Viktor Scherer
    Energy Plant Technology

    hosted by

  • Prof. Seth Cohen
    University of California, San Diego, USA

    Prof. Nils Metzler-Nolte
    Bioinorganic Chemistry

    hosted by

  • Dr. Osvalda Seneca
    Combustion Research Institute, Naples

    Prof. Martin Muhler
    and
    Prof. Viktor Scherer

    hosted by

  • Prof. Raid Abdel-Jalil
    Sultan Qaboos University

    Prof. Raphael Stoll
    Chemistry and Biochemistry

    hosted by

  • Prof. Maarit Karppinen
    Aalto University, Finland

    Prof. Anjana Devi
    Materials Research Department

    hosted by

  • Prof. Sergio Raul Rivera Rodriguez
    National University of Colombia

    Prof. Martin Mönningmann
    Mechanical Engineering

    hosted by

  • Prof. Robert Nickel
    Bucknell University Lewisburg

    Prof. Dorothea Kolossa
    Electrical and Computer Engineering

    hosted by

  • Prof. Mahdi Taiebat
    University of British Columbia, Canada

    Prof. Tom Schanz
    Foundation Engineering, Soil and Rock Mechanics

    hosted by