Call for papers: Materials Chain International Conference

The second Materials Chain International Conference that will take place November 12-14, 2018 at Ruhr University Bochum will highlight recent trends in in materials science and production technology. Submissions accepted until September 28, 2018....

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Ursula Gather awarded the Federal Cross of Merit

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ursula Gather, TU Dortmund University's rector since 2008, received the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany for her outstanding contributions in advancing Dortmund as a center for science and research....

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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