Dear First Semester Students,

We are already looking forward to meeting you and hope that you are also looking forward to your new phase in life. On this page you will find continuous information for your start in the winter semester 2023/2024.

Freshman Welcome
The freshman welcome will be held on Monday, October 9 from 12:15 -13:45 p.m. in HNB.


Three students are pictured from behind. They are wearing summer clothes and walking on the university bridge towards the railway station.

We look forward to welcoming you to the RUB campus soon.
(Photo: RUB, Marquard)

First Semester Induction Program

Monday, 09.10.2023
09.00NB 03 SouthFreshman Breakfast
with public viewing of the central enrollment ceremony of the RUB
12.15. - 13.45H-NBWelcome by the dean and the dean of studies
Information about studies from the study advisor
13.45 - 14.30Break
14.30NB 03 SouthReception of the student council
15.00NB 03 SouthCampus Rally
Tuesday, 10.10.2023
08.00 - 12.00Foyer at the HNCInformation market
Open study counseling
Presentation of the offers of the AKAFÖ and the Peer-Quartier
12.15 - 14.00H-NBIntroductory event for all new Bachelor students Part 1.
Presentation of the support services of the faculty, the student council and the study network
14.00 - 14.45Break
15.00 - 17.00NB 03 SouthIntroductory event for all new bachelor students part 2
NB Orientation with the Study Network
17.15NB 03 SouthKaraoke with the student council
Wednesday, 11.10.2023
08.30 - 10.00HZO 60Lecture: Mathematics I
(only for B.Sc.)
10.00 - 12.00NB 03 South Open study counseling
12.15 - 14.00H-NB Lecture: Physics I
16.00Meeting place planetarium Joint visit of the planetarium Bochum with the student council.
Registration is mandatory!
Thursday, 12.10.2023
09.15 - 10.00HZO 40 Lecture: Mathematical Methods I
10.15 - 12.15NL 1/166 Info event of the student council
For all those who have not participated in the preliminary course
12.15 - 13.00NL 1/166 Introduction to eCampus and Moodle
18.00Meeting point main station Bochum Pub crawl
Friday, 12.10.2023
12.00 - 14.00H-NB Lecture: Physics I
from 14.15Barbecue area GA Barbecue

Academic advising for general questions about the study program

If you have any questions about the content of your studies or simply need advice on your studies, our study advisor, Dr. Dirk Meyer, will be happy to help you. You can make an appointment by mail to make an appointment.

Dr. Dirk Meyer

Dr. Dirk Meyer

Advice on Bachelor's degree programmes

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


Moodle course "Physics study info

The Moodle course "Physics Study Info". facilitates the organization of your studies and the communication with the examination office. All necessary forms as well as fact sheets and tutorials for the most common concerns are provided here. In addition, we use the opportunity to inform you quickly and specifically about innovations and offers related to your studies. All enrolled students are automatically enrolled in the course. If you are not yet in the course, please send us an email.

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