The Ruhr-University Bochum offers a CSC Scholarship Program for Chinese PhD (Doctoral) students. Candidates can apply for open PhD positions in three subjects: Neuroscience, Physics/Astronomy and Materials Research.

CSC- Scholarship recipients will get following support during their 48 month Doctoral Programme:

  • Full CSC support includes travel expenses, visa fee and a 1350 EUR monthly stipend (health insurance included), which enables students to concentrate fully on their research project for the duration of their stay in Bochum. More information: China Scholarship Council.
  • No tuition fees for CSC scholars
  • double degree can be arranged on an individual basis provided a PhD student has acquired an additional supervisor in China
  • Support by International Office in all issues related to moving to, and settling in, Bochum will be provided
  • Candidates will profit from additional training support from the RUB Research School and Research Academy Ruhr
  • Support with the visa application process
  • Support with arranging accommodation in Bochum
  • 81 furnished and fully equipped non-smoking guest apartments are available for international researchers of the Ruhr-University Bochum
  • Support with registration as a PhD student at the RUB
  • Orientation program
  • Language courses available for international students free of charge
  • Formal PhD agreements to ensure completion of doctoral studies within 4 years.
  • Two PhD supervisors guide the candidate through each study and research milestone

RUB China Team:
Prof. Dr. Harry Steinbusch, Prof. Cellular and Translational Neuroscience:
WeChat: SteinbuschHWM

Apply now: Application information (