Ruhr Fellows and Transatlantic Ruhr Fellows visit State Chan...

The 2018 Ruhr Fellows from the US as well as current and former Transatlantic Ruhr Fellows from Germany met with representatives of North Rhine-Westphalia's State Chancellery on June 18, 2018. After their meeting with Dr. Mark Speich and Dörte Eisenh...

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Materials Chain International Conference

The second Materials Chain International Conference, MCIC 2018, will take place from November 12 to November 14, 2018 in Bochum, Germany. Abstracts for papers will be accepted through June 30, 2018. The conference will highlight recent trends in mate...

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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