2/21/17

European Career Fair 2017

Visit us on February 25 between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm at the 2017 European Career Fair at MIT in Cambridge, MA....

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1/27/17

Ruhr universities join forces for Excellence Strategy

Stronger together! TU Dortmund University, the University of Duisburg-Essen and Ruhr University Bochum join forces as UA Ruhr and apply for Germany's Excellence Initiative 2017 with its research cluster RESOLV....

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2/8/17

Research Explorer Ruhr 2017

Apply for the Research Explorer Ruhr Scholarship by March 7, 2017, and explore postdoc opportunities at Ruhr University Bochum and in the Ruhr area June 18-July 1, 2017. ...

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1/27/17

Gender Report 2016

The Gender Report 2016 conducted by the University of Duisburg-Essen and supported by the MIWFNRW concludes: More female professors in the medical fields are needed. The Gender Report focusses on the gender gap in the academic field of medicine at un...

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The academic hub for research, teaching, study and networking in Germany’s vibrant Ruhr area

The University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr) is an alliance of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), TU Dortmund University (TUDO) and the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE). The UA Ruhr Liaison Office New York (UA Ruhr New York) represents these three universities in North America. UA Ruhr New York was founded in 2004 under the name ConRuhr (Consortium of the Ruhr Area Universities) and is located in New York City. It is a tax-exempt nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the United States tax code and is supported through contributions by the three Ruhr Universities.

With over 115,000 students and more than 17,000 faculty and academic staff, UA Ruhr represents one of the largest and high-performing research locations in Germany. UA Ruhr New York promotes, supports and facilitates academic collaborations between the three Ruhr Universities and partners in the United States and Canada.

Fast Facts

  • 115,000 students
  • 17% international students
  • 1,300 professors and 9,300 researchers
  • €1.2 B annual budget
  • €300 M in grant awards