After Graduation

... getting started at RUB.

Alumni auf dem Campus

Your degree is completed, your exchange semester is drawing to a close; there comes a time when the RUB era is over – or is it? In order to keep in touch with Ruhr-Universität and the old friends there, everyone who studied at RUB has the option to become a member of the Alumni Network by entering their name in the RUB Alumni Directory.

Your Bachelor’s degree introduced you to basic methods, systems, and questions relevant for your disciplines. With its large selection of Master’s programmes, RUB offers numerous opportunities for specialisation and for studying your subjects in-depth.

The Research School is the first port of call for all PhD students and postdocs. Providing an excellent research infrastructure, the interdisciplinary Research Training Group nurtures and supports early career researchers.

Wegweiser auf dem Campus
If one degree is not enough
Hörsaal mit Schild Gasthörer
Attending lectures: visiting students at RUB

... climbing the career ladder

Career Service

Our Career Service experts not only prepare students for future employment, but they also provide assistance to RUB graduates and help them take their first steps in the labour market. Their services include individual consultancy, portfolio reviews, job interview simulations, seminars and events, as well information on all matters regarding job application and career.

Das sonnige Forum vor dem Audimax der RUB

Worldfactory is the Ruhr-Universität Bochum’s innovation workshop, nurturing the students’ entrepreneurial spirit. In addition to assistance regarding start-ups, patent systems, and co-working space, it also encompasses entrepreneurship qualification as well as knowledge and technology transfer measures.

Career training and further education

Even after graduation, RUB remains the port of call for executives and skilled personnel in enterprises, municipalities, organisations, and educational institutions:

Akademie der Ruhr-Universität (advanced training academy) offers interdisciplinary further education courses and at the RUB’s Institut für Arbeitswissenschaft (institute for work science, IAW), you will find practice-oriented further education courses, offered as part-time study programmes for professionals

Job portal for students and graduates
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