Bochum ist die Wissenschaftshochburg im Ruhrgebiet - sieben Hochschulen, rund 56.000 Studierende und annähernd 10.000 Beschäftigte stehen für eine einzigartige akademische Vielfalt.

UniverCity Bochum ist der Zusammenschluss der Stadt Bochum, der Bochum Marketing GmbH, der IHK Mittleres Ruhrgebiet, des Akademischen Förderungswerkes, des Deutschen Bergbau-Museums sowie von sieben Bochumer Hochschulen.

Das gemeinsame Ziel der Partner ist die weitere Stärkung Bochums als Stadt der Wissenschaft und Bildung und eine stärkere Identifikation der Bochumer Bürgerinnen und Bürger mit den wissenschaftlichen Einrichtungen der Stadt.

Mit UniverCity Bochum haben Stadt, Hochschulen und weitere Partner hierfür ein Format der Zusammenarbeit geschaffen.

About Us

UniverCity Bochum is an association comprising the City of Bochum (Germany), Bochum Marketing, IHK Mittleres Ruhrgebiet, the Akademisches Förderungswerk and seven of the universities in Bochum: Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum University of Applied Sciences, TechnischeHochschule Georg Agricola, Protestant University of Applied Sciences Rhineland-Westphalia-Lippe, Hochschule für Gesundheit, EBZ Business School and Folkwang University of the Arts.

All partners in the network aim to increase the profile of Bochum as a city of science and education and provide opportunities for students at all universities in the city.

Networkpartners:

Ruhr University Bochum (RUB)
The RUB offers academic diversity. All of the major academic disciplines are represented: approximately 42,000 people study in 20 schools.

Bochum University of Applied Sciences (BO)
Bochum University of Applied Sciences specialises in business, engineering (electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and mechatronics) and "construction" (architecture, civil engineering and geodesy).

Technische Hochschule Georg Agricola zu Bochum (THGA)
The TFH is a university of applied sciences that offers majors in geotechnical engineering, raw materials engineering and technical business management; mechanical and process engineering; and electrical and electronic engineering.

The Protestant University of Applied Sciences Rhineland-Westphalia-Lippe (EvH RWL)
The EvH RWL educates students in the fields of social work, pedagogy, nursing and religious education and diaconica. It is the largest Protestant university in Germany.

Hochschule für Gesundheit (hsg)
The hsg is the only state-funded university of applied sciences in Germany that offers undergraduate courses in occupational therapy, midwifery, speech and language therapy, nursing and physiotherapy.

EBZ Business School (EBZ)
The EBZ primarily prepares students for careers in the real estate sector.

Folkwang University of the Arts
The new Folkwang Theatre Centre of the Folkwang University of the Arts opened in Bochum in 2014, offering courses of study in acting and directing.

The City of Bochum
Bochum is home to the Bermuda3Eck bar and restaurant district, the singer Hebert Grönemeyer – and much more! Nightlife, culture, nature, sports – Bochum has everything a student could possibly need.

Bochum Marketing
Starlight Express, the German Mining Museum, VfL Bochum 1848 - the tourist info ticket shop is the first stop for information about everything Bochum has to offer.

IHK Mittleres Ruhrgebiet 
The chamber of commerce for the central Ruhr valley brings together students and companies in the region, provides support to those looking to start their own businesses, and much more.

Akademisches Förderungswerk (AKAFÖ)
The AKAFÖ is an organisation that provides social, financial and cultural support services to students at Bochum's institutions of higher learning.

German Mining Museum Bochum
The German Mining Museum is one of the most important mining museums in the world. Its exhibits and events demonstrate the importance of mining in human societies. The museum also researches the extraction and processing of raw materials from prehistory to the present.

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