Negotiating Security in Europe and the United States

Join us on October 24, 2016 for a talk about achieving security while balancing individual rights with the needs of the state. ...

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19th annual colloquium on international engineering educatio...

On November 4, 2016 the UA Ruhr will participate in a panel on "How Do Universities Across the Globe Internationalize to Educate the Global Engineering Work Force?" at the 19th annual colloquium on international engineering education. ...

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"Pigeon" English

If you live in New York or any other big city, chances are you don't think very highly of pigeons. Now you have good reason to think again. Scientists from the Ruhr University Bochum (Germany) and the University of Otago (New Zealand) found out that ...

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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