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Venue Information

The 39th Annual Conference of the German Association of the Study of the Liver (GASL) will take place on the premises of the event centre (Veranstaltungszentrum) at the Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) in Bochum.

The event location is a modern conference venue that offers an attractive view over the green Ruhr Valley thanks to its location on the southern edge of the campus. The light-flooded rooms are all on one level and feature ideal conference conditions for a total of almost 800 people. We look forward to welcome you again in person at this nice location.

Veranstaltungszentrum der Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum


The city of Bochum is a major city in the centre of the Ruhr area. With a population of around 370,000, Bochum is the sixth largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia, the second largest city in Westphalia and 16th in the list of Germany’s 20 largest cities.

Bochum is home to nine universities or branches of universities. Bochum has been a university city since the founding of the Ruhr University in 1962, the first university to be founded in the Federal Republic of Germany after the Second World War and one of the largest universities in Germany with over 40.000 students.

The German Mining Museum, the Schauspielhaus, the Zeiss Planetarium Bochum, the Railway Museum, the Bermuda3eck, the Ruhr Stadium as well as Starlight Express, the world’s longest-running musical at the same location, are also known beyond the region.