For a new enrolment, please upload a current photo of yourself for the student ID Card as a JPG or PNG file.
In order to be able to enrol, you first need a letter of admission. For this purpose, you must apply and - if you are admitted – register online on time. Please note that an enrolment can only take place if you have the original of all documents required for enrolment. The Admissions Office reserves the right to request all documents uploaded with the application in the same version and in the original for verification purposes.
The information on this page refers to the enrolment of Non-EU-applicants in degree programmes leading to a Bachelor's degree/Staatsexamen/Magister Theologiae. If you belong to a different group of applicants or if you want to enrol for Master's degree programmes or doctoral studies, you will find the correct information on the page Enrolment.
... you were already enrolled at a university in the Federal Republic of Germany:
For more information on entering higher semesters, see the page Advanced semesters.
Applicants who enroll at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum need proof of existing health insurance for enrolment. The procedure for submitting the insurance certificate has changed as of January 1st, 2022. The notification is sent directly from the insurance company to the university. Please note that paper certificates are generally no longer issued.
If you change your health insurance company during your studies, notify the student secretariat immediately by submitting a new insurance certificate.