• Welcome to RUB Research School

    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.


  • COVID-19: We are still here for you!

    • We offer online coaching & meetings by phone to support you with your personal concerns and requests! Please write us an email to arrange your meeting.
    • Need personal or urgent help & consultation? We will be happy to support you in working out strategies and answers to plan or decide about your doctorate or Postdoc, to find scholarships, to (re)gain personal orientation in your doctorate or to solve a critical situation. Please contact Dr. Ursula Justus
    • Need help in internationalising your research? Let us inform you about the funding opportunities offered by Research School and provide you with information on external funding opportunities. Therefore, please contact Dr. Sarah Gemicioglu or read more about funding here
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