On this webpage, the Ruhr-Universität Bochum will post up-to-date information regarding on-going emergencies on campus.
Medical emergency or accident
You are on the campus of Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) and need medical assistance for yourself or another person?
First inform the RUB control room: +49 234 32 23333 (from a cell phone) or 23333 (RUB internal).
Depending on the type of emergency, the RUB control room will inform the fire department or the police. The RUB control room is manned around the clock!
Please also contact the control room if an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is required.
In a RUB building outside the RUB campus, please dial the emergency telephone number of the fire and rescue service 112 or the police 110. If possible, also inform the RUB control room about the emergency (0234 32 23333).
Provide first aid and remain available by telephone.
Poison control center: 0228 19 240
Have you discovered a fire or want to report a technical emergency?
First inform the RUB control room: 0234 32 23333 (from a cell phone) or 23333 (RUB internal). The control room will coordinate all further steps with you and, if necessary, connect you with the fire department.
Get yourself and other people to safety. If possible: Try to extinguish the fire.
This contact point can be reached by telephone at any time free of charge:
Telephone counseling: 0800 1110111
RUB students can also contact the Psychological Counseling Service:
- Recommendation on how to place an emergency call at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) in case you need urgent medical assistance or want to report a fire
- Behavioral instructions for emergencies
- Hospitals in Bochum and the surrounding area
- Search for transit doctors
- Security / escort service
Occupational safety and environmental protection unit