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Mathematics, Department

Fakultät für Mathematik

Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Fakultät für Mathematik
Universitätsstraße 150, Gebäude NA
D-44801 Bochum
Telephone: +49 234 322-3476 /-23780
https://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/de

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Basic information

Total number of students
1220
Number of master degree students
90
Percentage of teaching by practitioners
0.0%
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's
40.0%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
11/14 points

Group 1

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
70.2%

Group 2

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
71.4%

Group 2

Research

Publications per academic
2.1

Group 2

Third party funds per academic
50.8 T€

Group 2

Doctorates per professor
0.6

Group 2

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
1.9

Group 2

Support in studies
2.0

Group 2

Courses offered
2.2

Group 2

Study organisation
1.8

Group 1

Exams
no data
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Research orientation
2.0

Group 2

Support for stays abroad
no data
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Rooms
2.0

Group 2

Library
1.5

Group 1

IT-infrastructure
no data
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Workstations
no data
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Overall study situation
1.9

Group 2

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
no data
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Support in studies
no data
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Courses offered
no data
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Study organisation
no data
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Transition to Master's studies
no data
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Research orientation
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Overall study situation
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Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students
728
Teacher qualification programmes
TQ degrees: Two-Subject-Bachelor, Master of Education
Teacher qualification centre
Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German)
Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
no data

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

General basic education, followed by a very broad spectrum of highly topical mathematical areas as electives; teaching of content through an interlocking combination of lectures, tutorials and seminars; tutorials are action-oriented; tutorial group leaders are trained and accompanied by highly didactic lecturers; modern seminar rooms with blackboards and beamers; use of digital learning opportunities with the Moodle learning platform for optimal individual support; highly didactic research into the introductory phase of studies; diverse support services.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Universitat de Barcelona, Spanien; University of Bergen, Norwegen; University of Durham, Großbritannien; Université de Rouen, Frankreich; Università di Pisa, Italien; Università degli Studi di Padova, Italien; Nikolaus-Kopernikus University Torun, Polen; Université de Neuchâtel, Schweiz

Special features regarding the equipment

Up-to-date equipment of computer rooms with a sufficient number of workstations for appropriate courses such as computer practicals for introductory and advanced courses; modern equipped seminar rooms with projectors and blackboards; use of digital learning offers on the Moodle platform for optimal individual support of students; access to diverse digital journal databases.

Special features regarding research activities

The faculty of Mathematics is one of the strongest in Germany with regard to research, various research areas are represented, with special emphasis on Cryptology/IT Security, Mathematical Statistics, Stochastics, Symplectic structures; excellence cluster and participation in several research associations (e.g. Collaborative Research Centres); students are therefore quickly introduced to topical research areas. By establishing professorships and junior professorships on current topics, the research spectrum of the faculty is expanded and further developed.

Support for founders

Support for start-ups through mentorship by university lecturers; a wide range of RUB-central offers for business start-ups within the framework of the Worldfactory.

Other special features

Close cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy, industrial cooperation; Service Centre Mathematics and Applications (SZMA) as central contact point for all questions concerning mathematics education of other faculties; internal and external statistical consulting; lively exchange with mathematics-using faculties about research topics, but also teaching content and methods in mathematics courses for non-mathematicians; Floer Centre; HDM@RUB Centre for University Didactics Mathematics.

Further information on research activities

Further information about study entry phase

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Acronyms

(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

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