The chairperson exercises legal supervision over the AStA and the StuPa, holds an activity report at every StuPa meeting and suggests the StuPa candidate for the members of the AStA. They coordinates the work of the AStA and represents it internally and externally in consultation with the rest of the AStA board.

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If you have any questions to the AStA regarding the StuPas, please send your request to anfrage [at]

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AStA der Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Paul Hoffstiepel
AStA chairman of the 56th student parliament
SH 011
Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum
Phone: 0234/32-27864
E-Mail: vorsitz[at]