University Sports Bochum


Laura Nolte Rektor

On Tuesday 17 May, RUB Rector Prof. Dr. Martin Paul received top-class athlete Laura Nolte on the occasion of her Olympic victory in the two-women bobsleigh at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.

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From 08th to 10th May, University Sports Bochum held a digital running event with the UNIC Run. A total of almost 200 people from 5 different universities from all over Europe took part.

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Lace up your running shoes and collect kilometres for the RUB. From 8 to 10 May, the University Sports Bochum is organising the UNIC Run.

Important Dates

  • adh-Open Lacrosse in Bochum: 24th to 26th June
  • End of programme summer semester: 17th July

Current rules for sports participation

The following regulations apply from Sun, 03 April for participation in the sports activities of the University Sports Bochum:

In the RUB buildings, masks (medical mouth-nose protection: OP mask or FFP2 mask) are mandatory in all circulation areas (corridors, entrance and common areas). The mask requirement does not apply when entering the sports areas.

This applies at the following sports venues:

  • Campus sports facilities
  • All sports areas of Markstraße Hall (gym room, gymnastics room, hall sections 1-3)
  • Unifit

We strongly recommend that the mask be removed (put on) only at the beginning (directly after the end) of the sporting activity.

3G control for participation in sports (indoor and outdoor) is not applicable.

Exceptions may arise on external sports field (e.G. Unibad, dance studios), due tot he current house rules.
All specific regulations are listed in the document "Rules in restricted course and training operation due to Covid-19" below and must be taken note of before the start of the course.

Rules in restricted course and training operations due to Covid-19

Welcome to University Sports Bochum

Seven days a week all the sports opportunities you can think of: More than 80 sports, roundabout 300 courses in presence or online, our 1.100 square meters Gym „Unifit“ and events offer various opportunities to explore new aspects in the world of moving.
As „Partner University of High Performance Sports“, we enable participation in University Sports Contests and we support the dual careers of top athletes.
We are the point of first contact on campus for all questions about sport beyond the classroom and we will be happy to take care of any of your sporty questions.

Unifit Eingang Abklatschen

Even in these special days we offer best conditions for a health-promoting and effective training: With Unifit, university sports runs a 1,100 square metre, high-quality fitness studio right in the city centre, where members of the RUB and the cooperating partner universities in Bochum can train individually.


University sports supports top athletes in combining sport and studies and supports students in participating in university competitions.

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