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.
09.07.2013 – For its targeted approach to maintaining and renewing ties with former researchers, TU Dortmund University has been selected as one of eight universities to win the competition of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation for the best research alumni strategies. The university will receive up to EUR 30,000 for its award-winning concept, which focuses on researchers from many different countries who come to Dortmund to advance their research and who want become acquainted with other academic cultures. When they then go on to continue their careers in their home countries or elsewhere, they become important “multipliers” and disseminators who can promote and provide information about research in Germany. Currently, approximately 500 international scientists are guest lecturers and researchers at TU Dortmund University. In addition, TU Dortmund University cooperates at the university level with more than 20 universities in the world, and numerous partnerships also exist between faculties.