Student Services (AKAF?)
Soon after your arrival at thr Ruhr-Universität you will become familiar with the activities and services of the Academic Support Group (AKAFÖ) on campus. The AKAFÖ offers a broad range of services in the numerous cafeterias and canteens.
As a student group, the Academic Support Group represents a service provider with a social mandate. The student groups are organised under the Umbrella Organisation of German Student Groups (DSW) and provide a range of services for higher education institutes throughout the Federal Republic of Germany. The Academic Support Group is responsible for students at the institutes of higher education in Bochum.
The services extend across the main areas of catering, accommodation, financing, culture, international students, childcare, support for handicapped students and service.