Universities in Bochum, Germany
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Universities in Bochum

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44675

Students

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386000

Population

7 universities in Bochum are listed in 15 different university rankings (by institution) as well as 6 different subject specific rankings. 4 of these universities are listed in at least one institution or subject specific ranking.

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Oldest university in Bochum:
Ruhr University Bochum was founded in 1962
Largest university in Bochum:
Ruhr University Bochum with 42425 students
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Bochum
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Publication of Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities. Ruhr University Bochum ranked #291.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: Publication of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Modern Langugages). Ruhr University Bochum with highest ranking among universities in Bochum ranked #39.
  • 30 Jan, 2021: UniRank 4icu - World Ranking updated with Ruhr University Bochum in position 154.
  • 01 Jan, 2021: Latest Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities from Webometrics. 4 universities from Bochum appear in this ranking.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Bochum

#1
Philosophy
(QS World University Rankings By Subject)
#5 
#51 
Ruhr University Bochum
#2
Statistics
(ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking)
#3 
#76 
Ruhr University Bochum
#3
Chemistry
(ARWU by subject - Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking)
#2 
#101 
Ruhr University Bochum
#4
Chemical Engineering
(URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Subject)
#7 
#193 
Ruhr University Bochum
#5
Medicine
(NTU by field)
#27 
#273 
Ruhr University Bochum
#6
Agricultural Sciences
(NTU by field)
#19 
#401 
Ruhr University Bochum

Rankings of universities in Bochum, Germany 2021

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (482 reviews) Click to rate
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  • #30 
  • #251 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #26 
  • #439 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #26 
  • #291 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (128 reviews) Click to rate
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  • #171 
  • #8075 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

Student satisfaction: 4.1 / 5.0 (25 reviews) Click to rate
  • #262 
  • #11583 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

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Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (85 reviews) Click to rate
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  • #263 
  • #11626 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]



Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (34 reviews) Click to rate

Bochum Key Facts for International Students

Population: 386000

Time: GMT +1

District/province: North Rhine-Westphalia, Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg

Living costs for students in Bochum:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 79* (21% cheaper than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 119* (19% more expensive than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 57* (43% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 3.76 €
  • Plug Type C
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz
  • Plug Type F
    • Residential voltage: 230 V
    • Frequency: 50 Hz

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FAQ

Ruhr University Bochum ranks #1 in Bochum in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Bochum Ruhr University Bochum is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 21 rankings where Ruhr University Bochum is listed.

Ruhr University Bochum is ranked best in Bochum for Social Studies & Humanities (Philosophy). See all rankings for the Ruhr University Bochum.

Ruhr University Bochum is ranked best in Bochum for Mathematics (Statistics). See all rankings for the Ruhr University Bochum.

Ruhr University Bochum is ranked best in Bochum for Natural Sciences (Chemistry). See all rankings for the Ruhr University Bochum.

Ruhr University Bochum is ranked best in Bochum for Engineering (Chemical Engineering). See all rankings for the Ruhr University Bochum.

Ruhr University Bochum is ranked best in Bochum for Medicine & Health (Medicine). See all rankings for the Ruhr University Bochum.

Ruhr University Bochum is ranked best in Bochum for Agriculture (Agricultural Sciences). See all rankings for the Ruhr University Bochum.

Ranking publishers

4icu

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Europe:
Scientific Efficiency 23%
Scientific Potential 15%
Graduates on the labour market 15%
Internationalisation 15%
Prestige 14%
Learning Conditions 10%

Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

StuDocu

THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

Urap

Us News

Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%