Research Structures

With a total of nine research focus areas, Ruhr University pursues the goal of investigating research questions in cross-faculty clusters. The so called Research Departments form the umbrella for interdisciplinary research in larger alliances. The five research buildings at Ruhr University Bochum are used to realize large research investment projects, which are characterized by excellent academic quality and national importance.

Cutting-edge research at Ruhr University is organized using flexible, interdisciplinary Research Departments.

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

What’s more, Ruhr University is linked regionally, nationally, and internationally through a variety of collaborations and associations and as part of the University Alliance Ruhr.

Good to Know

Ruhr University provides its researchers with a wide variety of research infrastructures that enable complex experiments and make working on campus more efficient. These include among others:

Research at Ruhr University
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