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Research School

Research School
The new dimension to international research training in Germany
State-of-the-art laboratory, computing and library facilities, a well structured scientific programme and special support service for foreign students provide a stimulating environment for young researchers to excel in science. Dedicated supervision and mentoring arrangements, the training of transferable skills, and a transdisciplinary Science College to tackle overarching issues of our society prepare for professional perspectives beyond a pure academic career.


Thematic Priorities Natural Sciences and Engineering
  • Interfacial Systems Chemistry
  • Plasma Science
  • Materials Science and Engineering
  • Sustainable Infrastructure Engineering
  • Security in Information and Communication Systems
  • Cross-Sectional Area: Computational Science and Engineering
Life Sciences
  • Macromolecular Networks
  • Neuronal and Cognitive Networks
Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Biomedical Ethics and Public Health
  • Religion and Secularisation
  • Organisation and Transformation of Semantic Spaces
  • Human Security in the Process of Globalisation.


Research School
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum
Field of Activity:
Research & Development
Research & Education