Big Data Initiative

The Trans-Atlantic Platform (T-AP), of which the German Research Foundation (DFG) is a member, is launching its 2016 Digging into Data Challenge to support research projects that use "big data" approaches to address questions in the humanities and th...

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High scores for the University of Duisburg-Essen

The CHE University Ranking, the most comprehensive and detailed ranking in the German-speaking world, assesses all subjects offered at more than 300 universities and universities of applied sciences. Each year, one third of all subjects are reassesse...

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NAFSA 2016

Visit UA Ruhr at this year's NAFSA Conference May 29 to June 3 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. You will find us at our booth in the German Pavilion. ...

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Ruhr-Universität Bochum opens research building ZEMOS

With a total area of 3.891 square meters, the Center of Solvation Science (ZEMOS) will give space to about 100 scientists dedicated to the research field Solvation Science. ZEMOS will become an internationally leading institution for Solvation Scienc...

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EU Project CoPro at TU Dortmund University

Professor Sebastian Engell (Biochemical and Chemical Engineering, TU Dortmund University) was successful in securing funding for CoPro, a research project on improved energy and resource efficiency by better coordination of production in the process ...

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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 110,000 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

  • 110,000 students
  • 15,000 international students
  • 17,000 faculty and academic staff
  • €1.2 B annual budget
  • €300 M in grant awards