Exchange Students
General Information for Incoming Exchange Students

If you want to study at the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology as an exchange student (e.g. via ERASMUS or DAAD fellowship), please contact your coordinator at home and the international office of the Ruhr-University Bochum to manage the first organizational steps. 

If you are accepted as exchange student at the Ruhr-University Bochum, we are happy to welcome you. Below you find some information about the initial steps of your exchange experience.

Your first steps:

The Academic Calender

Winter term: October – beginning of February
Summer term: April – end of July


Most courses, lectures or seminars at our faculty are taught in German language and all require continuous attendance to gain credit points (CP).