Welcome to the city of Bochum!
When you start your studies in Germany, there are many challenges.
The Akademische Förderungswerk (AKAFÖ) is specialized in helping international students. You can ask for assistance concerning your studies, how to finance your studies, your residency permit, social issues, administrative formalities, translations and much more.
information center for international students at the AKAFÖ
opening hours: Mon. – Fr. 9 am – 1pm, room 067 Studierendenhaus of the Ruhr-University
The International Offices of the universities in Bochum are also important places to go for international students:
Technische Hochschule Georg Agricola
Herner Str. 45
contact: Stefanie Aust
Phone: +49(0)234 / 9683366
Protestant University of Applied Sciences Rhineland-Westphalia-Lippe
Immanuel-Kant-Str. 18 – 20
contact: Lena Sauerland
Phone: +49(0)234 / 36901216