As early as in their first semester, Ruhr-Universität students are integrated into the university’s research activities, because the students of today are the top researchers of tomorrow. If you decide to pursue a career in academia after getting your Master’s degree, Ruhr-Universität offers the best options: mentored by excellent researchers, 600 international PhD students get their international-standard doctorate.
The Research School, which spans the entire campus, provides a comprehensive research-oriented, generic skills, international and professional development programme. It prepares the PhD students for executive positions in the world of academia and research as well as economy. They are offered an individual training programme to acquire relevant competencies that exceed their immediate research project. Top-level research at Ruhr-Universität is organised in flexible, interdisciplinary Research Departments, where academics conduct joint research into interdisciplinary problems.