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Welcome to the Faculty of Social Science

Unser Angebot für InteressierteThe Faculty of Social Science at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum pursues a modern interdisciplinary approach of Social Science. The central characteristic of the Faculty is the linking between the five on par disciplines Political Science, Sociology, Social Psychology and Social Anthropology, Social Policy and Social Economy as well as Social Science Methodology and Statistics.


Faculty of Social Science
Universitätsstraße 150
Building GD E1 / 353-355
Postbox 65
44801 Bochum, Germany

Fax: +49 234 32-14507

Bachelor and Master Degree Courses

You are interested in an innovative BA or MA degree course in the field of Social Science?

Master course Social Science

International / Erasmus Students

Application and registration

To begin a Bachelor’s degree or a Master's degree (One-subject-model) in the winter term 2022, you must apply by 15.01.22 (limited admission). You can find the corresponding information pages for the Ruhr University of Bochum here.
To begin a Master's degree (Two-subject-model) in the summer term 2022, you must apply by 01.03.22 Prior to registration, prospective students must complete an obligatory counselling interview.

International applicants have to contact the international office.
You can find information about the process and requirements here .