UA Ruhr (University Alliance Ruhr)

  • Ruhr-Universität Bochum © Ruhr-Universität Bochum
    Ruhr-Universität Bochum
  • TU Dortmund University © Roland Baege/ TU Dortmund
    TU Dortmund University
  • University of Duisburg-Essen © Hardy Welsch/ UDE
    University of Duisburg-Essen

Since 2007, the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, TU Dortmund University and the University of Duisburg-Essen have been working in close strategic cooperation in the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr). Together, the partner universities initiate numerous cooperative ventures and offer their 100,000 or so students a particularly wide range of courses. At the same time, the individual UA Ruhr universities are developing complementary research focal areas so as to enhance their profiles and make them even more productive and attractive. By following this strategy of cooperation and competition, the University Alliance serves as a role model for the Ruhr, a former coal- and steel-producing region that is growing together and becoming one of the most interesting places for science and culture in Germany.

The UA Ruhr accepts successful graduates of the Studienbrücke programme from the Eastern Europe/Central Asia region, and from the USA, Vietnam and South America.

Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Subjects offered:
  • Applied computer science
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Civil engineering
  • Biology
  • Electrical engineering and information technology
  • Geography
  • Geosciences
  • IT security / information technology
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Sales engineering and product management
    Environmental engineering and resource management

Further information:

Website of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum

TU Dortmund University

Subjects offered:
  • Applied computer science
  • Chemistry
  • Data analysis and data management
  • Electrical engineering and information technology
  • Computer science
  • Information and communication technology
  • Mechanical engineering (course requiring specific minimum grades!)
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Statistics
  • Technical mathematics
  • Business mathematics

Further information:

Website of TU Dortmund University
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University of Duisburg-Essen

Subjects offered:
  • Applied Computer Science - specializations engineering or media computer science
  • Applied Computer Science - Systems Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Electrical engineering and information technology
  • Energy science (B2 English proficiency required)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Nano engineering
  • Physics
  • Business mathematics
  • Technical mathematics
  • Water science, water: chemistry, analytics, microbiology
Further information:

Website of the University of Duisburg-Essen
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