Ruhr Universität Bochum is an exchange destination for Utrecht University Bachelor and Master students of the faculty of Humanities in Bochum, Germany.
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Semester I (Winter Semester): approximately October – lectures until early February
Semester II (Summer Semester): approximately April – Lectures until end of July
Language requirement: a minimum language level of B1/B2 (CEFR) in German and English is required.
For the German language, the International Office (UU Humanities) recommends a B2 level at the moment of exchange in order to fully participate in the courses.
During the term exchange students have the chance to attend German language courses free of charge. More information.
Students can take courses at the Faculty of Philology. Subjects taught here cover English, French, German, and Italian Studies, Literature, Linguistics, and Philosophy. Also, students are invited to take courses at other faculties within the university (except for the Faculty of Medicine) depending on the approval of each professor.
German and English
The International Office offers a special service for exchange students from partner universities. Students can book accommodation for the duration of their exchange (1-2 semesters).
Normal study load per semester: 30 ECTS
Languages (German only): 5 places per year
Philosophy: 2 places per year
Do you have any questions about this partner university or about studying abroad? Contact the International Office of the Faculty of Humanities (details below).
You can also follow students who are currently abroad on Instagram!
International Office Humanities
Our front desk is currently closed until further notice. This means that there are no walk-in hours and it is not possible to make an appointment.
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- Phone: in case you wish to contact us by phone, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your phone number, so that we can call you back.
Please mention your student number in all correspondence!
We are unable to sign physical documents. If you need to have a document signed, please send it to us via email.
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