Welcome to the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy!

We are very pleased that you are interested in our offers for students. Maybe you are even thinking about studying with us? On this page you will find offers that will help you with your school obligations, your career exploration and your path to studying.

If you have a question that is not answered here, our contact persons will be very happy to hear from you.

Information for teachers and schools is available here.

WDR report: The schoolgirl project week during the Easter vacations

On Tuesday, March 26, 2024, we were delighted to receive a visit from WDR during the schoolgirl project week. The report, which was broadcast in the WDR...

GYPT national competition: Exciting challenges for young physicists

Taking part is everything - even if it wasn't enough to win this year, the young physics talents from the region are already looking forward to the...

Saturday Morning Physics - Kids Edition: Special edition on March 9, 2024

On March 9, 2024, the "Pitch Your Science" project team invites you to a special edition of Saturday Morning Physics. In addition to a lecture...

Offers for students at a glance


All offers for you

  • We support you in student research projects (e.g. for Jugend forscht, GYPT, freestyle-physics)
  • We offer you help with the preparation of your Thesis
  • With us you can complete your Student internship complete
  • During the easter and autumn vacations we offer you Student project weeks
  • We have a regular meeting place for young researchers in the GYPT Center Bochum

If you are thinking about studying

For students who are thinking about studying at RUB, there are many information events, especially at the beginning of each year. You will receive information on various topics, for example:

You can also actively get to know university life and attend events before you start your studies. You can find more information about this here.

In addition, students can contact our Academic advisor Dr. Dirk Meyer and get advice on studying physics at the RUB.

A student sits writing in a notebook in front of her open laptop.

Photo: Damian Gorczany

Further offers at the RUB

At the Ruhr-Uni you will find more great offers for students. Take a look here:

Pupil University

The Young Uni

Alfried Krupp Student Laboratory of Science

Girls' Day at the RUB

Boys' Day at the RUB



Contact persons

Prof. Dr. Heiko Krabbe

Prof. Dr. Heiko Krabbe

Physics didactics

NL 3/125
Tel.: +49 234 32 28705


Subject didactics website

Torsten Cleve

Torsten Cleve

Contact person for internships and theses

NL 02/173
Tel.: +49 234 32 25865


Dr. Dirk Meyer

Dr. Dirk Meyer

Student advisor for bachelor programs & contact person for theses

NL 04/595
Tel.: +49 234 32 23198


Photo: RUB, Marquard.

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