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Application process for prospective students with an international high school diploma

3 steps to your university place in Applied Computer Science, Computer Science or IT Security

1. Requirements

Accepted language certificates:

For English: UNIcert II, IELTS academic with grade 6,0 or more, TOEFL IBT with 85 points or more, PTE academic with 55 points or more, FCE (First Certificate in English), CAE (Certificate in Advanced English), more, if applicable

For German: TestDaF with at least 16 points within one exam, DSH (level 2 or 3), Deutesches Sprachdiplom – DSD – II, ZOP resp. Goethe certificate C2 of the Goethe insitute, KDS or GDS of the Goethe institute, ÖSD-Sprachdiplom C1, telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule, Feststellungsprüfung (examination part German)


2. Application

The application period is usually from the beginning of June until the 15th of July.

Application periods of RUB

3. Enrollment

The enrollment is carried out online within the period designated for this purpose, usually August and September. You have to fill in your data and upload the required documents in the Infoportal Zulassung


Enrolled? Welcome!

We are happy to welcome you at our faculty. In order for you to feel comfortable with us from the first day of your studies, we strongly recommend that you attend our pre-course.

Quick links

Any questions?

The Admission Office of RUB helps with all your question regarding the admission. You can get in contact via e-mail: zulassungsstelle@uv.rub.de or the applicant hotline +49 234 32 26644.

International Office:The International Student Services (ISS) supports all international students in many ways, e.g. with visa matters, with the search for accommodation, with comprehensive information during the orientation days, etc.
More information: https://international.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/en

If you have specific questions regarding the degree programs, our Student Advisory Service is happy to help! Student Advisory Service