The complete application process is managed through our online application system. You do not have to send in any hard copies during the application process. Please read the step-by-step instructions completely before starting the application. For a more detailed explanation, please download the illustrated instructions below.
The first indispensable step to apply for the master’s program in Computational Engineering is to register in our online application system. Once you registered, you will be requested by e-mail to activate your account.
Once you registered and activated your account you can log into our online application system. During the online application process, you will be asked to enter the following information:
Furthermore, you have to upload a digital passport/application photo in JPEG (not a scan of your passport) format with a maximum size of 2MB.
The most important step is to upload the following required application documents to complete your online application.
Please upload scanned copies of all your original documents. If the original documents are not in English or German, you have to add additional certified translations of your documents. A certified translation is a translation by a sworn translator.
All documents must be uploaded in one pdf file in the order described above and with a maximum size of 10 MB. Please note that we do not accept any paper-based application documents and that we do not process applications submitted by e-mail, as well as unassessable applications.
The following documents must be submitted for a complete application.
After completing these steps, you can submit your application. After submitting your application, you will see your current status. You will not receive an additional email that the application has been submitted. As soon as something changes in the status of your application, we will contact you.
As soon as the admission committee comes to a final decision on your admission, you will again be immediately notified by e-mail. If you get an acceptance for the master’s course Computational Engineering you will be assigned to one of our personal tutors from the CompEng Support team, who will be your future contact person for any organizational questions (Visa, Accommodation, Health Insurance, etc) to make sure that you will have the best possible starting conditions at Ruhr-University Bochum. Please understand that in case your application is rejected, no further explanations will be given by the admission committee.
If you have any further questions or facing any technical problems concerning our online application system, please don’t hesitate to contact the CompEng Support Team at:
We are looking forward to your application!
Applications closed for the winter semester 2023/24.