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Chemistry, Department

Fakultät für Chemie und Biochemie

Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Fakultät für Chemie und Biochemie
Universitätsstraße 150
D-44780 Bochum
Telephone: +49 234 322-4571

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Basic information

Total number of students

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
9/14 points

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Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees

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Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Support in studies
no data
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Teaching of technical/professional competence
8.0 points

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Teaching of methodological competence
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Teaching of interdisciplinary competence
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Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Modular courses with a high proportion of practical training; good supervision in tutorials with small groups; broad freedom of choice in the design of the course; acquisition of hybrid qualifications in non-chemical additional subjects; differentiated, broad range of options in the specialisation areas of materials science, molecular chemistry, life science; Master's degree courses taught in English. Numerous offers and projects for digitalisation in teaching, in some subjects lectures can be accessed as video recordings.

Special features regarding the international orientation

The three Master's courses offered by the faculty (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Molecular Sciences) are held entirely and exclusively in English. A work placement at a foreign partner university is a compulsory element of the Molecular Sciences degree course.

Special features regarding the equipment

Generous equipment with lab and office work places, good lab equipment with new and/or modernised practical experiments, extensive library and databases/research facilities. Extensive modern equipment with large-scale devices; specialised workshops for the production of specific experimental apparatus and accessories; central NMR; research building ZEMOS with various special laboratories.

Support for founders

The start-up centre "Start4Chem" for start-ups was initiated by the Faculty of Chemistry as part of the Start-up-Centres-NRW. The first lecture series, "From Top-level Research to Top-level Business", delves into various aspects of setting up a business and familiarizes students and doctoral candidates with the necessary know-how and steps.

Other special features

Teacher training divided into stages through the dual-subject Bachelor's degree model as well as the Master of Education course, own doctoral degree course. Cooperation agreements with 3 Max Planck Institutes (MPIs) and one Fraunhofer Institute.



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(P) = Professors' judgements

Last Update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education