Ruhr Universität Bochum is an exchange destination in Bochum, Germany. This destination is specifically for master students of the program History and Philosophy of Science, of the Faculty of Science.


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Courses are likely taught in German, so a good command of German is required.

Areas of study open to exchange students

Courses from the master program Philosophy and History of Science and Philosophy and Ethics

Language of instruction

German, some courses may be taught in English


Estimated living costs per month

You should put aside a monthly sum of approx. €670 for living costs. See detailed information.


Normal study load per term in credits: 30 EC

Number of places available

3 places per year

Contact information

Any questions?

The International Exchange Officer at the Faculty of Science is Tessa Schutte.

Our open office hours are cancelled until further notice. However, you can e-mail us via for questions or to make an appointment for a call via Microsoft Teams. 

The list of exchange destinations has been composed with great care, however the UU International Offices cannot be held responsible for any mistakes. Please note that the number of places available at our partner universities is being negotiated, therefore the numbers for 2022-2023 may be subject to change.

More information

More information about studying abroad: in Dutch and in English.