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Overview of the Internet Offer for Students

StudierendeYou are studying at the Faculty of Social Science? Then you are right here. On this site you will find information on everything to do with your studies. At one glance you will find an overview of the courses, the studying and examination regulations, the guidance and contacts, information on the teaching or on studying abroad as well as links to topics like grants and career perspectives.


Studying in Bochum

The info portal on student life around the Ruhr-Universität Bochum:


Here you will find an overview of the BA and MA courses offered.


You are looking for the commented catalogue for the current term or need information from a past seminar? This is the right place!


Blackboard is the central e-Education platform of the Ruhr-Universität.


Beside gaining initial experience in possible occupational fields internships enable you to make contacts and often facilitate the later entry into working life: Internships.

Studying Abroad

A stay abroad during the studies offers numerous advantages that cannot be realised in the same way again in your life.

Sopra (Alumni)

SOPRA aims to develop the information flow between occupational practice and academic research and teaching. The association is the link between past and present students. It ensures the continuous contact between the Faculty and the whole range of careers in which social scientists are active.

Student Union Council

The student union council is the representation of the students of the department. As representation for the students in the bodies of the Faculty it is the contact for those who have criticism or proposals.

Tutorial Programme

Beside the introduction tutorials into the scientific working techniques the tutors try to make the start of the studies as easy as possible for the students and they are the first contact for general questions on the BA degree course.

Study Guidance

You have questions concerning your studies or are interested in studying at the Faculty of Social Science? Whether you have general questions on the organisation of your studies or special questions about individual study programmes here are your contacts.