FOR International applicants

You would like to apply for one of our three degree programs at Ruhr University Bochum? The application process for prospective students with foreign school qualifications consists of two phases: application and enrollment

1. online application (01.06-26 - 15.07.24)

University entrance qualification: Proof of general qualification for university entrance (e.g., high school diploma or vocational qualification)

Check your university entrance qualification here

German C1 Proof: Evidence of German language proficiency at C1 level.

Sprachnachweise Deutsch

  • TestDaF with at least 16 points within an examination
  • DSH (level 2 or 3)
  • Deutsches Sprachdiplom – DSD – II
  • ZOP or Goethe-Zertifikat C2 from the Goethe-Institut
  • KDS or GDS from the Goethe-Institut
  • ÖSD language certificate C1
  • telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule
  • German part of the assessment test (Feststellungsprüfung)

Proof of German language proficiency

  • TestDaF with at least 16 points within an examination
  • DSH (level 2 or 3)
  • Deutsches Sprachdiplom – DSD – II
  • ZOP or Goethe-Zertifikat C2 from the Goethe-Institut
  • KDS or GDS from the Goethe-Institut
  • ÖSD language certificate C1
  • telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule
  • German part of the assessment test (Feststellungsprüfung)

2. online enrolment (from 15.07.)

English B2 Proof: Evidence of English language proficiency at B2 level.

Sprachnachweise Englisch

akzeptierte Sprachnachweise sind:

  • Deutsches Abiturzeugnis
  • Deutsches Abiturzeugnis, 
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  • UNIcert II
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  • IELTS academic mit Note 6,0 oder mehr
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  • TOEFL IBT mit 85 Punkten oder mehr
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  • PTE academic mit 55 Punkten oder mehr
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  • FCE (First Certificate in English)
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  • CAE (Certificate in Advanced English)
  • ggf. weitere Zertifikate

Proof of English language proficiency

for national applicants

To start your studies at Ruhr University Bochum, you must enroll online through the RUB Student Services Office.

online enrolment (from 15.07.)

University entrance qualification (Proof of general qualification for university entrance (e.g., high school diploma or vocational qualification)

English B2 Proof: Proof of English proficiency at the B2 level is already provided by the Abitur.

Contact Admisson office

Do you have questions about your application or enrollment? Please contact the admissions office directly.

Application hotline : +49 234 3226644

Consultation via email : admission@uv.ruhr-uni-bochum.de