The UA Ruhr universities cooperate with academic and research institutions around the world and are involved in numerous networks. Our UA Ruhr liaison offices are your international gateway to the Ruhr Area. Responsible for the regions North America and Eastern Europe/Central Asia, the liaison offices promote international exchange, foster research collaborations and provide the organizational framework to support joint academic projects.

UA Ruhr Liaison Offices


Liaison Office North America

Info-Flyer (English)

Flyer Study Bridge (English)

University Alliance Ruhr New York
871 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017
Tel. +1 (212)-758-3384



Liaison Office Eastern Europe/Central Asia

Tel: +49 (0) 234 32-27374

The universities of UA Ruhr cooperate with hundreds of universities and institutions around the world. In 2013, the UA Ruhr universities have adopted a Mission Statement for their joint liaison offices.

Liaison offices:

  • Serve as a first point of contact for international students and researchers interested in UA Ruhr institutions
  • Support student and faculty exchange
  • Develop and deepen research contacts
  • Organize summer programs and group study visits
  • Help international guests find funding for teaching, study, and research in the Ruhr area
  • Initiate new forms of collaboration between UA Ruhr and international institutions
  • Keep in touch with friends and alumni from the Ruhr area


The website of each office provides additional information about its service range for students, teachers, and researchers from the respective country. Please don’t hesitate to contact our liaison offices if you have any questions or require assistance with choosing the UA Ruhr university program or partner that best fits your interests.