TU Dortmund University @50

Since it was founded 50 years ago, TU Dortmund University has developed a profile of its very own. With 16 faculties ranging from science and engineering to social sciences and cultural studies, the university currently has near to 34,600 students an...

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RUB and TU Dortmund get Exzellenscluster funding!

Ruhr University Bochum and TU Dortmund University received funding for two "Exzellenzcluster" projects: Cyber security "Casa" and Solvation Science "Resolv" will get additional governmental funding for the next 7 years. ...

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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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Happy Holidays!

Wishing all of our alumni, friends and colleagues a wonderful holiday season and a successful new year. Thanks for being part of our network!...

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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