Atlas of Social Innovation

Leading experts open up new insights in the current trends of social innovation research and making data gathered during the EU/FP7 SI-DRIVE project accessible to the public....

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Internship at UA Ruhr New York

Internship position available at UA Ruhr's New York office from July 2018 until January 2019. If you are interested in working for us and you are registered at one of the three UA Ruhr universities, apply by March 29, 2018....

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City of Dortmund Welcomes Transatlantic Ruhr Fellows

Dortmund Mayor Ullrich Sierau welcomed German alumni of the Transatlantic Ruhr Fellowship Program at Dortmund City Hall on February 19, 2018. In his welcome address, Sierau emphasized the role that the Ruhr Fellows play in strengthening the transatla...

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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