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Ruhr Universitat Bochum (MAUI-Utrecht)
Bochum, Germany (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms Academic Year,
Dates/Deadlines Click here to view
Restrictions: BU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
GPA req.: 2.75
Program Description:


Type of Program MAUI-Utrecht/Exchange
Program Length Semester
Language of Instruction German
Majors Various
Costs Baylor tuition + housing to the host university
Housing On-campus
Health Insurance Required Yes
Special Requirements MAUI-Utrecht - FIRST contact the Exchange and Study Abroad Advisor for more details
Program Director Bobby Leis:; Poage 204


Bochum has a population of some 400,000 inhabitants and is situated in the Ruhr-area, the economic nerve center of western Germany. It is a very vivid city with a lot of cultural and sportive activities, complemented by the large student population.

Being an industrial town historically, Bochum still has a lot of parks and green spots. The University is located at the border of a little valley, not far from a lake: 'Kemnader See.' The cultural scene in Bochum is quite unique. Bochum has one of Germany's best known theaters and there are various museums.


Courses or Areas of Study

American Studies, Art History, Biochemistry, Biology, Catholic Theology, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Latin, Greek, Management & Economics, Electrical Engineering, Environment Technology & Resource Management, Literature, Geography, Geosciences, German Studies, History, Japanese History, Korea Studies, Linguistics, Math, Mechanical Engineering, Media Science, Oriental & Islamic Studies, Performing Art, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Protestant Theology, Psychology, Religious Studies, Roman Language & Literature, French, Italian, Spanish, Education, Slavistic Studies, Social Science, Sports Science

For a complete list of courses offered at Ruhr, please go HERE.



Students will live either in a single room or in an apartment. You will need to apply for housing after you are accepted to the university.

For more information, see HERE.


Pay to Baylor Pay to Ruhr
Tuition & Fees Standard Baylor Tuition and Fees Room $350/month

  Meals $200/month

*All amounts are meant to provide an estimated cost. All costs are subject to change due to cost increases, currency exchange rates, etc…
**Costs may vary based on accommodation choices

~Each student is responsible for his or her own transportation, including airfare.

Application Procedure:

Students are first required to be nominated to attend a MAUI-Utrecht program. Email to schedule an interview to be nominated for the program. More information regarding the application process will be given at the interview.

For more information about applying to this university, as well as a checklist of all required forms, go to HERE


 A passport and visa are required.For more information on obtaining a visa, please see

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2017 10/15/2016 10/31/2016 04/18/2017 07/28/2017
Fall 2017 03/15/2017 03/15/2017 TBA TBA