This overview page provides you with further information about your studies.

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Physics Student Council

The term "Fachschaft" refers to the entirety of all students of a subject. All students of the Faculty of Physics and Astronomy are members of the student council, which is represented by the student council in committees of the faculty.

To the website of the student council

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jDPG Regional Group Bochum

Committed RUB physics students from different semesters organise themselves in the young DPG. 

Website jDPG

South Pole PC Room

South Pole PC Room

The Südpol PC room was designed as a multimedia seminar room and allows the realisation of several offers for students and teachers.

To the website

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Students have the opportunity to use a range of free programmes via RUB campus licences, including the Microsoft Office 365 software package and programmes from the Mathworks company.

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Support services for your studies

Workshops, coaching and counselling

The RUB offers you a wide range of advisory services and workshops on topics related to your studies.

Writing Centre

Whether it's a final paper, a protocol or an exam - you will encounter writing in many places during your studies. The Writing Centre therefore offers you numerous opportunities to find productive and successful ways of working.

Studying with disabilities

The Ruhr-Universität is committed to providing barrier-free and equal study opportunities. Find out more about counselling services, compensation for disadvantages and other offers.

Career Service

The Career Service supports students with information and advice, events and lectures, courses and workshops as well as personal coaching to organise your studies in a practical way and to start successfully in the working world.

Student financing

On this overview page of the RUB you will find information on various options for financing your studies.

Studying with a child

The Ruhr-Universität sees itself as a family-friendly university. To help you reconcile studying and family life, you will find various advisory and support services here.

Further counselling services

The RUB also offers you further support options in addition to the offers presented here. You can find all counselling services on the RUB overview page.

Offers for first-time graduates supports first-time graduates from the start of their studies to the beginning of their careers. There is also a local group in Bochum.

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