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General Registration Information

Click here for further information about application deadlines and other important dates.


If you do not know how to apply, check our instructions for registration:
How to register for our language courses

After registration closes, places are allocated automatically by eCampus.



RUB Students

All of our language courses are free of charge for every student of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. There is no limitation to the number of courses you can take.

As a RUB student, you must register via CampusOffice. This also applies to courses you take for the optional part of your studies ('Optionalbereich'). Please note that a personal registration at ZFA is not possible.

All language courses offered by the ZFA (Zentrale Einrichtung der RUB) can be found in the online course catalogue of the RUB.


Students of the HS Gesundheit and of the University Witten/Herdecke

Students of the Hochschule für Gesundheit or the University Witten/Herdecke receive special conditions due to cooperation agreements. Please contact Anja Neuhaus (GZ) for further information.

The registration process is now open and closes on October 12 at 2pm.

The placement tests take place on the following dates:

Chinese (08.10., 10.-11.30), Japanese (09.10., 9.30 - 11.30), Norwegian (10.10.2018, 16-17.30)

All other languages 09.10.18, 11.15. - 12.00, 10.10.18, 12.45 - 13.30 and 14.15 - 15.00


The registration for the placement test can be done via the regular registration page.


Please follow these steps to ensure a valid enrolment:
1. complete the placement test (only if you have some knowledge of the language)

2. register for the courses and the placement test via our registration page for students of the HS Gesundheit or via the registration page for students of the University Witten/Herdecke

3. receive the application approval of your university.


All language courses offered by the ZFA (Zentrale Einrichtung der RUB) can be found in the online course catalogue of the RUB.

You may not attend classes or contact lecturers without the approval of the front office.

Students of Other Universities

Students of other universities may participate in the language courses, if there are vacancies after the allocation of the RUB students.

The front office of the ZFA must approve your registration. Please note: the form which is available on UAMR-pages will not be accepted.
Please contact Anja Neuhaus (GZ) for further information.


The registration process is now open and closes on October 12 at 2pm.

The placement tests take place on the following dates:

Chinese (08.10., 10.-11.30), Japanese (09.10., 9.30 - 11.30), Norwegian (10.10.2018, 16-17.30)

All other languages 09.10.18, 11.15. - 12.00, 10.10.18, 12.45 - 13.30 and 14.15 - 15.00


The registration for the placement test can be done via the regular registration page.


Please follow these steps to ensure a valid enrolment:
1. complete the placement test (only if you have some knowledge of the language)

2. register for the courses and the placement test via our registration page
3. receive the application approval of the front office via email.


All language courses offered by the ZFA (Zentrale Einrichtung der RUB) can be found in the online course catalogue of the RUB. A participation fee of 100€ will be charged upon successful registration.

You may not attend classes or contact lecturers without the approval of the front office.


Guest Auditors

Guest auditors of the RUB may participate in the language courses, if there are vacancies after the allocation of the regular RUB students. The front office of ZFA must approve your registration, a registration via eCampus alone is not sufficient.

Guest auditors may not attend the final exams and are not eligible to attend more than one course. All other conditions for auditors can be found on the corresponding pages of the Studentensekretariat. The form (S. 2) of Studierendensekretariat can be used.




RUB Staff Members

The IFB (Professional Development Centre) offers special courses for RUB staff which are free of charge. Click here for more information.

Members of staff who are also interested in the language courses of the ZFA, please contact the front office (SH 2/207).

External Applicants

Unfortunately, we do not offer language courses for external applicants who are not enrolled in a university.