Transatlantic Ruhr Fellowship

The Transatlantic Ruhr Fellowship Program provides highly motivated students from the University Alliance Ruhr with a unique experience to expand their portfolio and networks to New York's Tri-state area. North America's most populous area and the center of many industries such as finance, international trade, biotechnology, manufacturing and media.

Transatlantic Ruhr Fellowship

Transatlantic Ruhr Fellowship  – Gain access to international organizations and companies in the New York metropolitan area!

We are looking for top students interested in a new hands-on experience as one of our Transatlantic Ruhr Fellows. You must be currently enrolled in an engineering, social science, business or humanities degree program (Bachelor or Master) at one of the following participating universities: Technical University Dortmund, Ruhr University Bochum, University of Duisburg-Essen.

The Transatlantic Ruhr Fellows will participate in a summer school on topics such as entrepreneurship, global markets and regional labor relations and a leadership skills seminar in New York City while gaining hands-on experience during their internships at companies and international organizations in the New York metropolitan area. As part of our program they will also be introduced to our UA Ruhr partner universities and will enjoy a wide range of cultural activities.

To find out more about the Transatlantic Ruhr Fellowship Program, have a look at our 2020 program brochure.
Check out our short movie about the Transatlantic Ruhr Fellowship here.

Program dates for 2021:
August 2 - August 6, 2021: Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
August 9 - August 13, 2021: Leadership Skills Seminar
August 16 - September 24, 2021: Virtual internship at a global company or organization
Program details and application materials: Link (pdf download, 1.1 MB)
Application deadline: December 4, 2020

2019 Transatlantic Ruhr Fellows
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