About 43,000 students study at Bochum Ruhr University, among which are roughly 6,000 international students. With its 20 faculties, including Medicine, Biotechnology, Electrical engineering and Physics and Astronomy, it’s no wonder why the Bochum University is considered to be among the best universities in Germany.
The Career Prospects
Bochum is a large, thriving city. As such, it offers career prospects and quick integration in the job market. More than 1,500 large and small companies are based in Bochum and offer university graduates plenty of employment opportunities in various fields: from engineering to trade.
As a central part of the “Ruhr” Metropolis, Bochum is connected to the cities of Essen, Duisburg, Dortmund, Duisburg, Oberhausen und Gelsenkirchen. These municipalities compose one of the largest urban agglomerations in Germany and offer public transportation to match, which is said to be one of Bochum’s greatest fortes.
Bochum is a lively and bustling city, and “Ruhrgebiet,” its beating heart, is particularly popular among students. Among its highlights are the Bochum Zoo, botanical gardens, an art museum, the Ruhr park, countless bars and restaurants around Bermudadreieck and some top clubs like ‘Matrix’ and 'Prater Bochum.'
One cannot discuss Bochum without mentioning its greenery. In fact, 40% of Bochum is composed of green, recreational spaces. Take a walk around Bochum, ride a bike or even just open the window and breathe its fresh air, to appreciate what it has to offer.