Studying, researching or doing a doctorate - it gets easier with a scholarship.

It is important to choose a proper scholarship provider and to prepare well for the selection process. We have collected all information on scholarships for prospective students, regular students and international students and we offer information for chairs and faculties at Ruhr-Universität here.

Find the right scholarship

Stipendien für Studieinteressierte

There are funding opportunities available while you are still at school or at the start of your studies.

Studierende auf dem Forum vor dem Audimax

Students are supported financially and ideally by a scholarship. Here you will find all information for choosing the right scholarship provider and for the application.


Scholarships play an important role in the organisation of studies. International students with and without a refugee background are also offered various scholarship schemes.

For doctoral students

Doctoral students and RUB students planning to pursue a doctorate are advised by the „Research School“ on doctoral scholarships.

For chairs and faculties


Scholarships can be an important component of successful study programs. This makes it all the more important for faculty and departments to provide education and support in this regard to support quality study.

Scholarship Culture Ruhr

"Scholarship Culture Ruhr" was launched as a common initiative of RuhrFutur with seven universities from the Ruhr region to promote a living scholarship culture in the region. The aim is to raise awareness of scholarship funding opportunities on the part of both students and universities.

Scholarship Culture Ruhr
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