For all questions regarding (compulsory) internships, such as:
…you are in the right place.
There are numerous digital platforms for internships / jobs that you can find online and that allow you to choose from a large nationwide / international offer. If you have questions about credit for a specific position, please feel free to contact us.
In your internship / working student position, you must be engaged in activities that are relevant to your studies. This means that content that is learned theoretically in lectures must be applied practically.
The guidelines for recognition can be found in the examination regulations and in the module handbook. There are no independent internship regulations.
Yes, if the work-study activity corresponds to an internship in terms of content and time (320 hours).
There is no obligation to register before the start of the internship. However, if you are unsure whether your intended placement is creditable, you should contact us in advance to confirm creditability.
The internship must last 8 weeks or 320 hours and can be completed after the end of the 2nd semester. Whether you complete your internship during the semester break or during the semester is up to you.
No, you can start your internship immediately after the 2nd semester.
No, the internship serves to apply study-relevant content in practice. Therefore, only activities from the end of the 2nd semester onwards can be credited.
For a general certificate, please fill out the form “Allgemeine Bescheinigung”, for a company-specific certificate, please fill out the form “Unternehmensspezifische Bescheinigung” (both see downloads) and send it to wiwi-praktikum(at)ruhr-uni-bochum.de.
No, the same conditions apply to internships completed abroad.
Holidays are not included in the 8-week compulsory internship. However, if your contract extends beyond the required 8 weeks, you may take leave.
If you are studying one of the following degree programmes:
you will automatically be registered in FlexNow for the compulsory internship.
As long as you have not yet completed the internship, the Flexnow data sheet will list the corresponding module as „angemeldet (AN)“ and „nicht bestanden (NB)“. The automatic registration serves solely administrative purposes for the later booking of passed performances and does NOT MEAN that you have to complete the internship immediately. Only the regulations for the internship in your degree programme apply according to the examination regulations and the further explanations in the module handbook.
The following documents must be submitted digitally by E-Mail from your own RUB E-Mail account (Firstname.Surname@rub.de):
The documents must be submitted no later than 3 months after the end of the internship.
No, the activity report can be written in German or English.
No, key points are sufficient. It must be proven that activities relevant to the study programme was pursued.
No, the preparation of the report is left to the discretion of the employer.
After the internship has been recognised, the credit is given in FlexNow at the end of each month. Exception: In the case of the proof requirement for admission to the Bachelor’s thesis, the crediting takes place in due time on the date set by the examination office.
All documents that are submitted two days before the deadline are reported to the Examinations Office on time. This applies on condition that the documents are correctly and completely filled in and signed.
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