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Administrative Departments and Strategic Units

University Development and Strategy

Administrative Department 1 compiles data and statistics and is in charge of academia, research, university development and transfer; moreover, it supports the central self-governance bodies.

Administrative Department 1

Student Services and International Office

Administrative Department 2 handles and issues and concerns of prospective and current students. With its service range, it assists students all the way until successful graduation and career start.

Administrative Department 2

Human Resources and Legal affairs

Administrative Department 3 is in charge of the RUB’s Human Resources and Legal affairs matters.

Administrative Department 3

Finance Department

The field of financial management includes all tasks pertaining to procuration, service contracts, invoice processing, external funding and tax.

Administrative Department 4

Facility Management

The Department’s duties also include building service and maintenance, e.g. facility management, logistics and relocation management, the print centre and the coordination office.

Administrative Department 5.I

Construction and Real Estate

Administrative Department 5.II deals with building planning, construction and redevelopment, as well as floor-space and rental management and building-related finances including accounting and public procurement.

Administrative Department 5.II

Administrative Department for Organisational and Professional Development

The Department's duties and responsibilities include assisting Ruhr-Universität in accomplishing its development objectives. It focuses on supporting organisational structures and processes as well as ongoing training for the university's executive personnel and staff.

Administrative Department 6

Administrative Department of the Medical Faculty

Administrative Department 7 is responsible for the Faculty of Medicine and the university clinic. Its function includes financial management and Human Resources management in both these areas.

Administrative Department 7

Corporate Communications

Administrative Department 8 houses the PR, branding and Science Communications. The photo resp. graphic design agency provides its services to all university members.

Administrative Department 8

Legal Department

The Legal Department handles the RUB legal issues: law suits, invention notices, contracts, damages and issues pertaining to the right of examination.

Legal Department




Strategic Units of the Chancellor

Strategic Unit for Internal Audit


Archives of the University

UNIversaal – event management agency of RUB


Permanent Deputy Chancellor Construction and Facility Management


Strategic Unit for Occupational Medicine Services

Strategic Unit for Occupational Safety and Environment Protection


Strategic Units of the Rectorate

Equal Opportunity Officer

Privacy and Data Protection Officer