Student Program

The application period is over.
Thank you to all participants!
We will start to evaluate all applications now and notify all students at the latest until 31 March 2023.

Submit your motivational letter to us and get chosen for a FREE RuhrSec 2023 ticket.

For the first time we offer students the chance to receive a free RuhrSec student ticket – enjoy the two conference days and the awesome social event.

The application process opens 14 December 2022 and closes 17 March 2023.

What do you need to submit?

  1. Full name, email address, university and field of study
  2. Proof of your current active student status

Motivational Letter – What do we want to know about you?
  1. Short introduction about yourself. Tell us about you, your future in IT security, and insights of your current experience.
  2. Why are you interested in IT security? Which fields are you most curious about?
  3. How did you find out about RuhrSec and why do you want to join the conference?

Important Information:
  • You have to be a current Bachelor or Master degree student.
  • The ticket does not include travel or accommodation expenses. Please refer to the location tab for travel information.
Send your application via email to

All students will be notified regarding our decision at the latest until 31 March 2023.

If you have questions feel free to contact us.
Good Luck and we hope to see you at RuhrSec 2023!