Team and Contact

Jan Wüstenfeld, MSc.
Room: GD 03.319
Tel: +49 234 32-23421
Email: wiwi-international[at]
Visiting hours: by appointment via email

Application Deadline

  • Spring semester 2021:
    9th October 2020
  • Autumn semester 2021:
    31st March 2021


Student Exchange with the New School of Social Research (NSSR) (USA)


Up to two RUB students enrolled in the Master's programme “Management and Economics” as well as "Economics" are eligible to spend one semester at the
Department of Economics at the New School for Social Research in New York (USA).

The NSSR was founded in 1919 and follows an interdisciplinary approach.

More than 1,000 students from all regions of the United States and from more than 70 countries are currently enrolled at NSSR. NSSR is located in New York City, one of the most vibrant and diverse cities in the world.

Courses offered

A list of courses offered at NSSR can be found on the NSSR website.

Academic calendar

Spring semester: 2nd January 2021 ‒ 31st May 2021

Summer semester: 1st June 2021 ‒ 31st August 2021

Costs, scholarships and funding

Students are expected to enroll for three courses (9 credits) per semester. The tuition is currently at $2100.00 per credit. NSSR will provide RUB exchange students a scholarship to cover 50% of the cost of tuition. The students will be responsible for the remaining 50% of tuition and the cost of university and divisional fees - currently totaling $180.00 per semester. In order to finance your living expenses, there are various helpful scholarship programmes at your disposal.
Further information regarding funding opportunities are provided by the International Office.
The PROMOS programme (a scholarship programme of the German Academic Exchange Service) might be of special interest to you and can be found here.


Information about student accommodation can be found here.


The following documents are required:

  • Personal statement (your educational goals and reasons for applying to the Programme (English))
  • Curriculum vitae (English)
  • Official academic transcript (English)
  • Bachelor certificate (English)
  • English language certificate (TOEFL IB test score of at least 100 or IELTS test score of at least 7)