Welcome Transatlantic Ruhr Fellows!

On Monday, August 6, we are going to welcome our new 2018 Transatlantic Ruhr Fellows! This year's program consists of a one-week Global Markets Certificate Program, a one-week Skills Seminar and a six-week internship at companies and organizations in...

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GAIN 2018

Join us at this year's GAIN conference. Held in Boston GAIN brings together over 500 postdocs, early career scientists and representatives from all areas of the German research landscape and industries for three days of networking, workshops and cont...

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Order of Merit for Andrzej Górak

Professor Andrzej Górak at TU Dortmund University's Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering received the Order of Merit of North-Rhine Westphalia for his outstanding contributions to the people and state of North-Rhine Westphalia. ...

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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