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Ruhr University Bochum

Ruhr University Bochum, Universitätsstraße, Bochum, Germany

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Ruhr-University Bochum (German: Ruhr-Universität Bochum, RUB), located on the southern hills of central Ruhr area Bochum, was founded in 1962 as the first new public university in Germany since World War II. Instruction began in 1965.

The Ruhr-University Bochum is one of the largest universities in Germany and part of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, the most important German research funding organization.

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Motto: People-centred – Cosmopolitan – High-performance

Endowment: €530 million (2013)

Administrative staff: 2,390

Students: Other students 3,387 (International )

Undergraduates: 36,516

Postgraduates: 5,693

Male students 52 : 48 Female students

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