Research at Ruhr-Universität Bochum

 Hitoshi Omori

Non-classical logic tolerates contradictions.

Adrian Ruff, Julian Szczesny und Wolfgang Schuhmann

The mechanism protects sensitive enzymes from oxygen. It obtains its energy from sugar. Together with hydrogen, it can also drive an entire fuel cell.


The German Research Foundation has released the Funding Atlas 2018. When compared to the previous report, the Bochum-based university has significantly improved its performance in many of its main research disciplines.

Research focus areas

The established research focus areas at RUB are organised using Research Departments and lie in Solvation Science, Cyber Security, Neuroscience, Materials Research, Plasma with complex interactions, Religious Studies, Protein Science, Subsurface Modeling and Engineering, Closed Carbon Cycle Economy und Interfacial Systems Chemistry.

Further Information

In Resolv RUB-scientists work in the field of solvation research.

Already in the first round, the idea of a cross-university Graduate School was universally applauded.

Zwei junge Forscher

Promoting young researchers is of key importance at Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

Eleven collaborative research centres at RUB deal with subjects as diverse as plasma, brain research, and tunnel construction.

With four research buildings, RUB is one of the leading lights in North Rhine-Westphalia. The buildings provide optimal infrastructure for research.

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