International Regular Students - Information and Offers throughout the Corona Pandemic

Entering Germany

RUBiss international student services will support you in all matters concerning your entry to Germany, even during the corona pandemic crisis.

We have created a checklist in which the most frequently asked questions about entry, quarantine, arrival and much more are answered. Here you will find the checklist.

Your question is not included? Please feel free to contact rubiss@rub.de.

Do you already know if and when you will be entering Germany for the winter semester 2020/21? To give us an overview on upcoming arrivals, we would ask you to fill out this short survey. This way we can offer you the best advice and support!

Click here to fill out the survey!


Preparatory Webinar Winter term 2020/21

The RUBiss-Team (international student services) of Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is organising several Preparatory Webinars in September and October for international students who will start a Bachelor or Master course at RUB in October 2020 - no matter whether they start online from their home country or here in Bochum.
The webinar offers a lot of helpful information on preparation, first steps at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, introduction to the university's online tools and much more. Staff from the International Office will answer questions such as

  • What will the winter semester at RUB look like?
  • What do I have to consider if I want to enter Germany?
  • How and where can I meet other students?
  • Where can I find advice and support?

Furthermore, there will be enough time to answer your questions.

Further information and registration!


Skype Consultation Hour

Do you have any questions regarding visa and residence permits, degree courses, finding an apartment, leisure activities or financing your studies? In most cases, we will be able to help you in a quick and unbureaucratic manner!

We currently offer a consultation hour via Skype. Please add us to your contact list by entering "rubiss.international" or our email address "international@rub.de" in the search field. Send us a short message that you would like to contact us during office hours (see below). We will then call you back or give you short feedback when it is your turn.

Consultation hours
Monday and Thursday: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tuesday and Friday: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm


Winter semester programme 2020/21

Diversity Day 4

For the upcoming winter semester 2020/21 we have put together a varied digital offer for you, which will allow you to expand your interests and knowledge outside of your studies!

Explore the diverse programme here!


Finances

Financing is a major issue for many international students during the Corona crisis. Some of you may have lost a side job or other sources of income. Here we have summarized which possibilities you have during this time to obtain financial support.

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Health insurance

Health insurance is an important issue for many international students during the corona crisis. Here we explain what you need to consider if you are in your home country or in Germany.

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Moodle course for international students

In order to provide you with the best possible digital support, we have set up a Moodle course, which provides you with important and helpful information on the following topics at a glance:

  • Webinars and online events
  • Important contact points of the faculties
  • Financing (scholarships and job opportunities)
  • Leisure time
  • Exchange with Campus Guides (students in your subject)
  • Language courses
  • Health insurance
  • Support and advice services at the RUB

Here's the way to the Moodle course!


Online Language Practice Meet-Up!

Want to practice speaking a foreign language? Looking for a suitable conversation partner? Or maybe you'd like to find out more about other cultures and make new friends? Our Sprachcafé is the place for you - THE venue for Locals and Internationals.
The Online Language Practice Meet-Up will take place via Discord. There you can get in touch with your international and local fellow students in various language chats and try out your foreign language skills.

Every Monday from 5-8 pm (GMT+2) during the lecture period, Language Guides will be waiting to guide you in the language chats.

Participation is free of charge!

Here's the way to the online Language Practice Meet-Up!


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