The catholic dormitory Roncalli House Bochum hosts 156 students. It is located close to the Ruhr University Bochum, 15-20 min by foot. The metro station of U35 is about 7 min away, it gets you to the university in 2 min or to Bochum city centre in 10 min. Close to Roncalli-Haus you find all shopping possibilities you need, 5 min to supermarkets (Aldi, REWE), bakery, bank (Sparkasse), pharmacy, copy shop, hairdresser, pizzeria, takeaways, and …
The Roncalli House Team welcomes students from all nations and religions and place importance to give them insights about Christian values and German traditions.
Beside shared areas like large kitchens and balconines, there are other areas which include a music room with a piano, a library where you can focus on studying, a sports room in the basement where you can play table football and table tennis and a home bar. Outside facilities involve several beds of flowers, a medicinal plants bed, a terrace decorated with exotic pot plants and a wide lawn to do sports like volleyball on and sunbathe. In addition to that, there is a sun terrace on the flat roof of the building B.
Next to numerous communal activities like parties, visits to the theater or cinema, which are organized by the tutorial or different floors, the dormitory hosts one summer festival and two welcoming days for newcomers. On the cultural evening in autumn, inhabiters can show their talents, and important events like the football World Cup are watched in a public viewing outside or in the great foyer.