Studying in Bochum

Information for refugees from Ukraine

Are you interested in starting or continuing your studies? Bochum is home to a variety of universities offering a broad range of degree programs. The seven higher education institutions within the city are state-approved. While most of the courses are taught in German, some programs are available in English language. General admissions requirements include (but are not limited to)

  • an entrance qualification for higher education institutions in the Federal Republic of Germany
  • and proof of language proficiency either in German and/ or English language.

Please note that requirements may vary, therefore it is essential that you seek individual advice at the university.
Student Guidance and Counselling Services are free of charge.


Ruhr-Universität Bochum Technische Hochschule Georg Agricola Hochschule Bochum Hochschule für Gesundheit EBZ Business School

  Evangelische Hochschule RWL Folkwang Universität der Künste


Welcome to UniverCITY Bochum!

UniverCITY Bochum is a network including seven of the universities located in Bochum. Together they strengthen the profile of Bochum as a city of science and education. We offer support and orientation for refugee students and prospective students, researchers and lecturers.

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