We are looking forward to seeing you at the following events and conferences:

Next events

New Year Reception New York

February 29, 2024

Together with the German Consulate General, UA Ruhr and other German Universities of the German House invite alumni, partners, and friends for a special evening celebrating the New Year.

Invitations will be sent out via email. Please contact our office for any information. office[at] 

Smart Minds meet Smart Machines - AI for Science and the Public Good

April 08, 2024

Join UA Ruhr, DWIH, and the Lamarr Institute for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence on April 8th, 2024 for a fireside chat and luncheon at the German Consulate New York. 

NYU's Assistant Vice Provost for Research Planning and Analysis, Prof. Dr. Nina Gray in conversation with Prof. Dr. Emmanuel Müller, Prof. Dr. Lucie FlekProf. Dr. Thomas Liebig, and Prof. Dr. Jürgen Bajorath.

The Lamarr experts are investigating how the latest AI research results can provide much needed answers to pressing questions of our time – whether in medicine, environmental and climate protection or industrial production.

Detailed participation is through invitation, for more information please contact the Executive Director of UA Ruhr for information at priya.nayar[at]

Science Diplomacy & 20-Years of UA Ruhr

May 9, 2024

UA Ruhr celebrates two decades in North America! This Jubiläum celebration is anchored by the President's Roundtable and followed by a Reception at the German Consulate New York.

UA Ruhr together with our organizing partners - the DWIH - German Center for Research and Innovation (New York) and the German Consulate General New York are hosting a President's Roundtable on Science Diplomacy and the Role of Universities on May 9, 2024. 

The roundtable aims to explore the vital intersection of science, policy, and international relations, highlighting its relevance in addressing global challenges from our unique vantage point. The invaluable insights and contributions from the expert participants and stakeholders will play a pivotal role in shaping the discussions and outcomes of this event. It also provides a platform to examine the opportunities and shared potential between UA Ruhr universities and our partner institutions, fostering transatlantic science relationships and strengthening collaborative efforts in addressing the global challenges that impact us all. We are confident that this event will be an engaging experience, allowing us to reflect on our collective achievements over the past two decades while charting a course for future successes.

The roundtable will be held on May 9, 2024, in New York City and followed by a networking reception in the evening.

To learn more please contact

NAFSA Partners Reception

May 28, 2024

North American partners of TU Dortmund University, Ruhr University Bochum, and University of Duisburg-Essen are invited for a happy hour during the NAFSA Conference in New Orleans. The reception is at the Ogden Museum which holds the largest and most comprehensive collection of Southern art (est. 1999).