We support your career in research, business and society

Research Academy Ruhr prepares advanced master students, doctoral researchers and postdocs for careers inside and outside of academia.


Research Academy Ruhr combines the expertise of more than ten years of innovative support for early career researchers in the Ruhr area. The three UA Ruhr universities of Bochum, Dortmund and Duisburg-Essen provide manifold qualification and guidance programs, and jointly develop new concepts to promote early career researchers.


Research Academy Ruhr creates synergies and significantly enhances the attractiveness of the University Alliance Ruhr. It supports the region on its way of becoming one of the biggest science hubs in Germany.