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".
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.
12.01.2012 – The EU initial training network PEPMIP or »Robust Affinity Materials for Applications in Proteomics and Diagnostics« will focus on the development of robust “antibodies” made of plastic and other tailor-made materials, for applications in bioanalysis. It is supported with roughly three million Euro and will be coordinated by PD Dr. Börje Sellergren from the Faculty of Chemistry at TU Dortmund University.