RUB » Administration » Administrative Departments and Strategic Units

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

Strategic Unit for Occupational Safety and Environment Protection

The strategic unit Occupational Safety and Environmental Protection is in charge of occupational safety, fire safety, radiation and laser safety, waste management, hazardous waste and environmental protection.

Strategic Unit for eLearning

The strategic unit eLearning helps the RUB’s teaching staff, students and the administrative staff use digital media in academia and research.

Strategic Unit for Internal Audit

The Internal Audit department inspects and provides advice to all university divisions, observing the principles of profitability, economy, risk minimisation and corruption prevention.


Strategic Unit for Professional Development

With its comprehensive training programmes, the strategic unit Professional Development supports all university members and is in charge of human resources development at the RUB.

Strategic Unit for Information Security

The key competence at the strategic unit Information Security is creating comprehensive IT security concepts for the entire university.

Strategic Unit for Occupational Medicine Services