23.10.2013 – Prof. Dr. Frank Walther, Head of Department of Materials Test Engineering (WPT) of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, TU Dortmund University, has signed a partnership agreement with School of Engineering, Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) in Vladivostok, Russia. The existing relationship between TU Dortmund University and FEFU Vladivostok will be further developed with this "Memorandum of Understanding".
04.10.2013 – In September, 45 Entrepreneurship experts from ten different countries met at the International Meeting Center (IBZ) at TU Dortmund University in order to exchange and develop ideas on entrepreneurship teaching and support at European universities. Having gained valuable insights into the entrepreneurial culture of the Stanford University, USA, the participants of the second Entrepreneurship Circle discussed European examples of “good practice”. Together they developed new teaching and coaching methods. With his “graphic recording”, a simultaneous visualization of the presentations and discussions, graphic designer Nils Holger Pohl documented the speeches on the spot.
21.02.2012 – On February 14th the Federal Foreign Minister Dr. Guido Westerwelle inaugurated the German House of Science and Innovation (DWIH - Deutsches Wissenschafts- und Innovationshaus) in Sao Paulo. The University Alliance Metropolis Ruhr (UAMR) will also have an office there. Westerwelle emphasized the importance of Brazil as a location for science and technology because the Sao Paulo region has the most German research companies outside of Germany.