Fostering Entrepreneurship

Our workshop on June 20 invites professors, administrators as well as entrepreneurially-minded scientists to discuss best practices and challenges in developing successful entrepreneurship programs on university campuses....

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Research Fellowships

The Käte Hamburger Kolleg/Centre for Global Cooperation Research (KHK/GCR21) invites applications for Research Fellowships with a duration of 6 to 12 months starting between March and June 2020. Proposals regarding 1) pathways and mechanisms of globa...

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The Future of My City

UA Ruhr New York is proud to launch its new project "The Future of My City" that runs as part of the Year of German-American friendship in the U.S. and invites students and experts from Germany's Ruhr area and the Rust Belt region in the U.S. to deve...

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The academic hub for research, teaching, study and networking in Germany’s vibrant Ruhr area

The University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr) is an alliance of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, TU Dortmund University and the University of Duisburg-Essen. The UA Ruhr Liaison Office New York represents these three universities in North America. UA Ruhr New York was founded in 2004 under the name ConRuhr (Consortium of the Ruhr Area Universities) and is located in New York City. It is a tax-exempt nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the United States tax code and is supported through contributions by the three Ruhr Universities.

With over 120,000 students, 1,300 professors and 9,300 researchers, UA Ruhr represents one of the largest and high-performing research locations in Germany. UA Ruhr New York promotes, supports and facilitates academic collaborations between the three Ruhr Universities and partners in the United States and Canada.

Fast Facts

  • 120,000 students
  • 17% international students
  • 1,300 professors and 9,300 researchers
  • €1.2 B annual budget
  • €300 M in grant awards