Converting an aqueous gel into glass like material

Prof. Jörg Tiller and Nicolas Rauner from the Faculty of Bio- and Chemical Engineering at the TU Dortmund University have developed a gel, which consists of up to 90 percent of water, but is nevertheless ultra-fast and extremely tough. The invention ...

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Germany Grad Fair 2017

Join us for our Germany Grad Fair on April 28 and find out about MA and PhD programs, funding opportunities, and the benefits of getting a graduate degree in Germany....

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Leibniz Lecture 2017

Join us for our Leibniz Lecture on April 5 at 6:30 pm. Leibniz Prize Winner Prof. Dr. Gabriele Sadowski will be speaking about "Stability and Bioavailability of Drugs." ...

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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