University Sports Bochum
Unifit Kraftgerät

At the "Check-In-Challenge" diligence was more important than luck.

EUSA Games 2022 Handball

From 17 to 30 July 2022, the European University Sports Association hosted the European University Championships (EUSA Games) in Lodz, Poland.

Maskottchen Ruby Calisthenics Anlage

Currently, there are still free places in some sports such as trampolining, volleyball or yoga.

Important Dates

  • End of summer holiday programme: 9th October

Current rules for sports participation

The following regulations apply from Sun, 31 May for participation in the sports activities of the University Sports Bochum:

In the RUB buildings, the urgent mask recommendation (medical mouth-nose protection: OP mask or FFP2 mask) applies to all circulation areas (corridors, entrance and common 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.

Sportstipendium by RUB Sportstiftung NRW Leichtathletik

From the winter semester 2022/23, the Sportstiftung NRW will be awarding the "Sportstipendium by RUB" in cooperation with University Sports Bochum. The application phase runs from 1st August to 15th September.

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