Ruhr-Universität Bochum
44780 Bochum
Phone: +49 234 32-201
Fax: +49 234 32-14201

The Ruhr-Universität is represented by its rector, Prof. Dr. Axel Schölmerich at the above address.

The Ruhr-Universität is an institution of higher education and is a public body of the Federal State of Nordrhein-Westfalen that operates in accordance with the Education Law of the Federal State of Nordrhein-Westfalen (pdf-File: Education Law).

The University carries the name of Ruhr-Universität Bochum and uses this name in insignia and seals. The Ruhr-Universität sales tax number is DE 127 056 261.

The Ruhr-Universität holds the copyright of all text, images, and layout of its official web presence, i.e. of all content of the pages within the central Ruhr-Universität WWW server with domain name Copying and altering the contents of any of these pages is permitted only with the expressed permission of the Ruhr-Universität. Saving copying of web pages on a personal computer for the purpose of viewing with a browser is permitted.
All other content of pages on the Ruhr-Universität WWW server is the editorial responsibility of the respective faculties, institutes, departments or units.

Editorial oversight for the Ruhr-Universität Bochum "International portal":

International Office
Monika Sprung
Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum
Phone: +49 234 32-25483
Fax: +49 234 32-14684

WWW-Server contact:

Rechenzentrum der Ruhr-Universität (Computer center)
Technical Director: Rainer Wojcieszynski
Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum
Phone: +49 234 32-24001
Fax: +49 234 32-14214
Volkmar Rudolph
Phone: +49 234 32-23411

Reporting misuse: Please report any misuse, including illegal content and links, issuing from workstations or web pages from an IP-address or web presence within the domain by Email to:

Legal Notice:

The Ruhr-Universität accepts no liability, within the bounds of law, for the content of its web presence or for any third party pages given by links on its pages. The Ruhr-Universität expressly distances itself from the content of any linked pages and does not consider these pages to be its own.

Facebook Social Plugins:

Tis imprint also applies for the facebook page:

Our web page is using Social Plugins (“Plugins”) from operated by Facebook Inc., 1601 S. California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA (“Facebook”). Those Plugins are labelled with a Facebook Logo or the hint “Facebook Social Plugin”.

If you select a web page of our internet portal that contains one of those Plugins your browser builds up a direct connection to the servers of Facebook. The content of this Plugin will be delivered instantly from Facebook to your browser and embedded into the web page.

Through that embedding of Plugins Facebook gets the information, that you recently selected our internet portal. If you are logged in to Facebook Facebook can attach your visit to your Facebook account. If you interact with Plugins, for example click the “Like” Button or give a comment, that information will be delivered instantly by your browser to Facebook and will be saved there.

Please check the privacy policy of Facebook to see the purpose and amount of that data collection and further treatment and use of that data by Facebook as well as your rights and adjustment possibilities to protect your privacy.

If you do not want Facebook to collect data about you via our internet portal, you should log out of your Facebook account before you visit our sites.