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Marc Lewis, PhD candidate from the Bangor University (UK) chooses the Ruhr University for a research stay

Marc Lewis, PhD candidate from the Bangor University (UK) has conducted a successful research stay at the Faculty of Social Science in 2018. The exchange was funded by ERASMUS+ and is also open for PhD students from other partner universities.

 

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Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor for international Gender Studies in winter term 2018/19
Prof. Mary E. Fissell, Ph.D., at the Ruhr University Bochum

In the winter term 2018/19 Prof. Mary E. Fissell, Ph.D., from the Johns Hopkins Institute of the History of Medicine in Baltimore (Maryland), will be the Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor for international Gender Studies at the Ruhr University Bochum. Her scholarly work focuses on the history of gender, the body, and medicine in the early modern period. Prof. Fissell will teach "Gender, Sex, and the Body, 1650 – 1830" together with Prof. Dr. Maren Lorenz (compact course in January 2019).

 

Her Inaugural Lecture "The Extraordinary Affair at Walworth: An Abortionist in Early 19th Century London" will be held on 15th January, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., GA 03/49.

More about Prof. Mary E. Fissell and her teaching at the RUB.

 


Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor for international Gender Studies in summer term 2018
Prof. Richard Dyer, Ph.D., at the Ruhr University Bochum

Having lectured very widely in Europe, North America and Australia, Prof. Richard Dyer will be the Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor for international Gender Studies at the Ruhr University Bochum in summer term 2018. His work has focused on issues of  Entertainment and Representation, the relationship between them and includes pioneered work on Musicals, Stars, Lesbian and  Gay Cinema and Culture, Critical Whiteness and Popular European Cinema as well as writing books on Pastiche, Music and Film, Serial Killing and the films Brief Encounter, Seven and La Dolce Vita.

More about Prof. Richard Dyer and his teaching at the RUB.

 


Höffmann Science Price for Prof. Dr. Jürgen Straub

The Höffmann Academic Award for Intercultural Competence 2017 has been conferred to Prof. Dr. Jürgen Straub on February 6 at the University of Vechta. The aim of the Höffmann Academic Award, sponsored by the company Höffmann Reisen GmbH, is to support the endeavours of an outstanding academic by awarding a prize of 10.000 € to groundbreaking work carried out on topics of intercultural competence.

Further information in German here.


New partner University: Vilnius University

Till January 31st ist is possible to apply for ERASMUS 2018/19 at our new partner university: the Koç University. Please find further informations on the university and application procedure here.

 


Transatlantic Ruhr Fellowship 2018

The Transatlantic Ruhr Fellowship Program provides highly motivated students from the University Alliance Ruhr with a unique experience to expand their portfolio and networks to the New York metropolitan area. RUB students can apply for a fellowship to complete an internship and accompanying programme in the New York metropolitan area in summer 2018. 

 


 International Week at the Faculty of Social Science

The International Week takes place on November 20-24th. Programme.

 


 New partner University: Koç University (Istanbul)

Till January 31st ist is possible to apply for ERASMUS 2018/19 at our new partner university: the Koç University. Please find further informations on the university and application procedure here.

 


 Strengthening cooperation with Madrid

From 2018 on there are two times more places for exchange at Universidad Complutense Madrid! Please find the information on the partnership and application process at our Website for Outgoings!

 


RUB-Scholarships for International Students

Graduation Grants of 400€ monthly for a period of four months are offered to international students who are studying at RUB and plan their graduation within the winter term 2017/18. Find out more here.

 

The DAAD-Price of 1000€ is granted to international students who execute outstanding academic performances at RUB and demonstrate social commitment besides their studies. Find out more here.

 

LabExchange

Master Students from the partner universities may apply for a grant for conducting research at RUB for a period of 2 weeks till 4 months. The next application deadline is September 15th. Find out more and apply here.

 

 

Deadlines and Events

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Deadline for applications for exchange studies at RUB

15.12.2018

Information on Erasmus+

Mo, 14.01.2019,

16.00 in GD 1/156

Application deadline for research stays (LabExchange)

15.01.2019