International Students

On this page we want to provide some useful links for international students. Check out the various websites we recommend. Maybe they will help you with planning your studies at RUB or your stay in Germany.

If you haven’t found this website already, you most likely stumbled upon our website first. Be sure to check out the official website for the faculty of physics and astronomy.

The international portal is probably the most important page for prospective and current international students. You’ll find most of the information you need to apply here.

RUBiss stands for RUB international student services. Here you can find the right contact person if you have any trouble or questions regarding your studies at RUB. Besides finding orientation RUBiss may help you get to know other students and the university itself. You can find their page here.

If you have decided to study at RUB you will need to find a place to live. The university has gathered some helpful information on this website.

The German Academic Exchange Service is Germany’s federal funding organisation for the international exchange of students and researchers.  Apart from awarding grants and scholarships they offer information and help for internationals, who want to study in Germany. You will find a lot of resources about studying in Germany reaching from immigration and applying for a visa to getting insurance or finding the right university on their page.

As always you will find various YouTube channels on every major topic in human life.

For international students in Germany we recommend the following channels featuring interesting bits about german culture and language:

Meet the Germans: A web series by Deutsche Welle, Germany’s international broadcaster.

Easy German: A team from Berlin, that teaches German as spoken in the streets and among friends.