UniverCity Bochum is a network including the City of Bochum (Germany), Bochum Marketing, IHK Mittleres Ruhrgebiet, the Akademisches Förderungswerk and seven of the universities located in Bochum: Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum University of Applied Sciences, Technische Hochschule Georg Agricola, Protestant University of Applied Sciences Rhineland-Westphalia-Lippe, Hochschule für Gesundheit, EBZ Business School and Folkwang University of the Arts.

Together they aim to strengthen the profile of Bochum as a city of science and education.


Ruhr University Bochum (RUB)
RUB offers academic diversity. All of the major academic disciplines are represented: abuut 42.000 students are currently enrolled at RUB.

Bochum University of Applied Sciences (BO)
Bochum University of Applied Sciences offers study programs in business, engineering (electrical engineering, mechanical engineering and mechatronics) and building (architecture, civil engineering and geodesy).

Technische Hochschule Georg Agricola zu Bochum (THGA)
THGA is a university of applied sciences which offers programs in geotechnical engineering, raw materials engineering and technical business management, mechanical and process engineering as well as electrical and electronic engineering.

The Protestant University of Applied Sciences Rhineland-Westphalia-Lippe (EvH RWL)
EvH RWL educates students in the fields of social work, pedagogy, nursing and religious education and diaconica. EvH RWL is the largest Protestant university in Germany.

Hochschule für Gesundheit
HS Gesundheit is the only state-funded university of applied sciences in Germany offering undergraduate courses in occupational therapy, midwifery, speech and language therapy, nursing and physiotherapy.

EBZ Business School (EBZ)
EBZ prepares students for careers in the real estate sector.

Folkwang University of the Arts
The new Folkwang Theatre Centre of the Folkwang University of the Arts opened in Bochum in 2014 offering programs in acting and directing.

The City of Bochum
Bochum is home to the Bermuda3Eck bar and restaurant district, the singer Herbert Grönemeyer – and much more! Nightlife, culture, nature, sports – Bochum has everything young people are looking for!

Bochum Marketing
Starlight Express, the German Mining Museum, VfL Bochum 1848 soccer club - the tourist info ticket shop is your go-to place for information about everything Bochum has to offer.

IHK Mittleres Ruhrgebiet 
The chamber of commerce for the central Ruhr valley brings together students and companies in the region and provides support to those looking to start their own business.

Akademisches Förderungswerk (AKAFÖ)
AKAFÖ is an organisation providing social, financial and cultural support services to students at Bochum's institutions of higher education.

German Mining Museum Bochum
The German Mining Museum is one of the most important mining museums in the world. Its exhibits and events demonstrate the importance of mining in human societies. The museum does also research on the extraction and processing of raw materials from prehistory to the present.

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