On this webpage, the Ruhr-Universität Bochum will post up-to-date information regarding on-going emergencies on campus.
Currently, no emergency has been reported.
General information for dealing with emergencies at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB)
Ruhr-Universität Bochum Control Room (Leitwarte)
All emergency calls should be made to the Ruhr-Universität Bochum Control Room! Depending on which type of emergency has occurred, the Control Room staff will call the according emergency service for you. Please also use this number when there is need for access to a Shock Advisory Defibrillator.
23333 (from an internal RUB phone)
0234-32-23333 (e.g. from a mobile phone)
The RUB Control Room is available 24/7.
For further information on how to place an emergency call at the RUB in English, please see here:
Public emergency numbers for fire services and police:
Telephone number 112 (fire and medical assistance; from an internal RUB phone call 90-112)
Telephone number 110 (police, from an internal RUB phone call 90-110)
How to deal with medical emergencies
Please call the RUB telephone number 23333 (from an internal RUB phone) or 0234 32-
23333 (from a mobile phone). This number will connect you to the Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Leitwarte (RUB Control Room).
The RUB security staff is located at the „Infopunkt Uni-Mitte“ (information desk Uni-Mitte). This information desk is available 24/7. The “Infopunkt Uni-Mitte” is located underneath the UV building close to the RUB bus stop and the RUB visitors’ parking area.
Telephone number 27001 (from an internal RUB phone) / 0234-32-27001 (e.g. from a mobile phone)
This phone number can also be used to arrange escorts for personal protection, e.g. at nighttime to get to a RUB carpark and/or train (U35).
Fire safety code of practice (Brandschutzordnung Teil A)
Emergency Information for Bochum
Hospitals in Bochum
Bergstraße 26, 44791 Bochum
Phone: 0234 / 517-0
Berufsgenossenschaftliches Universitätsklinikum Bergmannsheil GmbH
Bürkle-de-la-Camp-Platz 1, 44789 Bochum
Phone: 0234 / 302-0
e.g. treatment for burns
Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum – Universitätsklinikum
In der Schornau 23, 44892 Bochum
Phone: 0234 / 299-0
e.g. eye clinic
LWL-Universitätsklinik der Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Psychiatrie, Psychotherapie, Psychosomatik, Präventivmedizin
Alexandrinenstraße 1-3, 44791 Bochum
Phone: 0234 / 50 77-0
St. Elisabeth-Hospital gGmbH – Universitätsklinik
Bleichstraße 15, 44787 Bochum
Phone: 0234 / 612-0
St. Josef-Hospital – Universitätsklinik
Gudrunstraße 56, 44791 Bochum
Phone: 0234 / 509-1
Durchgangsärzte (accident insurance consultant / medical examiner)
The following link leads to a table of “Durchgangsärzte” in Bochum. A “Durchgangsarzt” is a doctor who you have to consult if you were injured due to an accident at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
Above the table there is a link which will provide addresses of “Durchgangsärzte” where you live.
Find your “Durchgangsarzt”
Giftinformationszentrale (poison emergency center) Bonn:
Telephone number for inquiries regarding suspected poisoning
Zentrum für Kinderheilkunde, Universitätsklinikum Bonn
Telefon: 0228/19 240 und 0228/ 287 – 33211
Internetadresse: Informationszentrale gegen Vergiftungen
Support for technical issues at the RUB
In case of urgent or critical technical problems please contact the RUB Control Center (RUB Leitwarte)
Telephone number 23333 (from an internal RUB phone) / 0234-32-23333 (e.g. from a mobile phone)
For less critical or less urgent technical issues, please use the online helpdesk tool provided by department 5.I (Dezernat 5.I, RUB-Facility Management). Please note: this website is currently only available in German.
Basic information regarding health and safety, first aid and occupational health at the RUB
For information regarding the topics above, please follow the according weblinks. Please note: some of these websites are currently only available in German.
- Strategic Unit for Occupational Safety and Environment Protection / First Aid
- Strategic Unit for Occupational Medicine Services
Counselling and additional support services for members of the RUB
For information regarding the topics above, please follow the according web links. Please note: some of these websites or services are currently only available in German.
- Psychological counselling for students
- RUB international student services
- Counselling regarding substance abuse for RUB members of staff
- German telephone counselling service for people in distress (Samaritan telephone service): 0800/1110111
General information for International Researchers (English):
This webpage is hosted by the Strategic Unit for Occupational Safety and Environment Protection