You already have qualifications to enter an advanced semester in your chosen degree programme? Let the respective faculty of Ruhr-Universität Bochum classify you in an advanced semester. However, if your chosen degree programme is also restricted in advanced semesters, you have to apply to the Admissions Office.
In degree programmes that are not-restricted in advanced subject semesters, you need a written classification certificate from the subject advisory service/examination office of the RUB degree programme.
If you are an applicant with a foreign school leaving certificate, you will be informed of the further procedure by the Admission Office. Please write to email@example.com
If you have a classification certificate and a school leaving certificate from Germany (Abitur), you can enrol in Bochum without prior application or registration for the respective deadlines and will definitely receive a place at the university.
Status: Summer semester (SoSe) 2023, Changes for future semesters will be communicated in due time.
Following subjects are restricted in advanced semsters at Ruhr-Universität Bochum:
Some degree programmes are no longer restricted from a certain semester onwards (see "non-restricted"). In this case, you have to show the respective classification in order to enrol (see above "Non-restricted study programes in advanced semesters").
For all degree programmes which are restricted in respective advanced semester (see info boxes), you have to apply to the Admissions Office of Ruhr-Universität Bochum by the deadline.
The application period for advanced semesters starts at the beginning of February for a summer semester and at the beginning of August for a winter semester. The online application is unlocked until 15 March (for a summer semester) / 15 September (for a winter semester). During this application period, you must not only have applied, but also uploaded all necessary documents. If you have not uploaded any or uploaded not sufficient documents in the admissions information portal (Infoportal Zulassung) by the end of the application period, unfortunately your application cannot be accepted.
Immediately after you have applied online, you will receive a confirmation email with a check sheet attached as a PDF file. All documents to be submitted are listed here. Please upload them to the admissions information portal so that your application can be taken into consideration if an allocation procedure should be carried out in your selected degree programme.
Documents advanced semesters - undergraduate subjects
Documents advanced semesters - Master
Admissions information portatl
Information for students changing university/interrupting their studies
Applicants who wish to apply for the admission to a degree programme in advanced semester must prove that they are definitively enrolled at a higher education institution within the EU for the chosen degree programme at the time of application or that they were definitively enrolled before this time.
Information for crossover entrants/career changers
Applicants who can prove that they have received sufficient credit for academic credits and/or periods of study from another degree programme or from a degree programme outside the EU related to the chosen degree programme (so-called crossover entrants/career changers) must enclose a notice of credit transfer, a calssification certificate from the relevant examination office of the faculty of Ruhr-Universität Bochum or the transcripts of academic records with their application.
You will be informed about your current application status and the admission or rejection letters via the Infoportal Zulassung. The decisions are published by the end of May for the summer semester and by the end of November for the winter semester. If you have received a letter of admission and would like to accept the place, please also complete the online enrolment via the Infoportal Zulassung. You will find all further information in the letter of admission.