Serious side effects in multiple sclerosis drug discovered

Scientists from Ruhr University Bochum discover serious side effects in approved multiple sclerosis drug....

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New biofuel cell with energy storage

Efficiently producing and storing energy – such as for implanted medical systems – is a challenge for our society. A biocatalyst-polymer system could take on both tasks at once. Researchers have developed a hybrid of a fuel cell and capacitor on a bi...

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UDE only German university founding member of AURORA

The University of Duisburg-Essen is the only founding member among German universities of the new international university network AURORA....

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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