Emergency Webpage of Ruhr University Bochum

On this webpage, Ruhr University Bochum will post up-to-date information regarding on-going emergencies on campus. Here, you will also find important information on what to do in an emergency.

At present, no emergency has been reported.

How do I make an emergency call?

On RUB campus

RUB Control Room
+49 234 32 23333 (from a cell phone)
oder 23333 (RUB internal)

Depending on the type of emergency, the RUB Control Room will inform the fire department or the police and may forward you to these authorities. The RUB Control Room is manned around the clock.

From RUB buildings outside the campus

Fire and rescue service/ambulance: 112
Police: 110

If possible, also inform the RUB Control Room about the emergency afterwards (+49 234 32 23333).

Every emergency call has to contain the following information

WHERE? building / floor / room
WHAT? type of incident (fire, accident, medical emergency etc.)
HOW MANY? e.g., number of persons affected, special circumstances
WHO? name and phone number of the person calling
WAIT for questions!

Medical emergency

Provide first aid and remain available by telephone.

Please contact the RUB Control Room if an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) is required. Locations of all RUB defibrillators can be found online (access only from RUB).

Poison control center NRW (“Giftnotrufzentrale”): +49 228 19 240

Fire and technical emergency

Get yourself and other people to safety. Inform the RUB Control Room (+49 234 32 23333).

Social or psychological emergency

Important links

Contact us

Occupational Safety and Environmental Protection Unit
Email: Arbeitssicherheit@rub.de
Phone: +49 234 32 22311
Web: https://einrichtungen.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/en/occupational-safety-and-environment-protection