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News from TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity

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Corona­virus: New website

The new Co­ro­na Portal provides in­for­mation about current measures at TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity and the test offer.



Good vaccination rate among TU students

92 percent of about 6,600 TU students who participated in an online survey have already been vaccinated at least once.

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UA Ruhr Seals the Deal on Collaboration for Cutting-Edge International Research

The contract for the Research Alliance Ruhr is a starting signal for fu­ture-oriented re­search in the Ruhr area.

Patrick Antoni and Max Hansmann (from left).

Research Team Synthesizes a New Class of Stable Organic Compounds

Scientists at TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity have achieved an im­por­tant advance in organic chem­is­try.

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New Mentoring Program Launched for International Students

The International Office’s Tandem2Job program helps students transition from uni­ver­si­ty life to the world of work.

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4.5 Million Euros for In­no­va­tive Teaching Projects

The “HyLeC” and “CrossLabs” projects are being funded by the Foun­da­tion for In­no­va­ti­on in Higher Education Teaching.

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3D Printer Combines Silicones and High-Per­for­mance Plastics

Thanks to funding from the EXIST program, Jasper Gruson and Philipp Kemper could set up their business in a few years’ time.

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Social Research Center Involved in Competence Center for Social In­no­va­ti­on

The EU Program for Employment and Social In­no­va­ti­on (EaSI) was launched in May 2021.

Connected to the world

TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity – International

More than 3,976 inter­national students from around 115 nations study at TU Dort­mund Univer­sity. They make up about 11 percent of all 34,500 students. A growing number of students from Dort­mund go abroad in order to study or complete a period of practical train­ing. The inter­national dimension is of primary importance on our campus. The International Office is responsible for managing the uni­ver­si­ty’s in­ter­na­tio­nal contacts and offers advice and counseling for students as well as for lecturers and employees.

International cooperation agreements 

TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity cooperates with universities from all over the world. The goal is to promote the internationalization of the uni­ver­si­ty and to further strengthen cooperations with in­ter­na­tio­nal educational in­sti­tu­ti­ons.

Graphic design of a green and grey world map. Countries with universities that cooperate with TU Dortmund University are shown in green. © Archiv​/​TU Dort­mund

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Location & approach

The campus of TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity is located close to interstate junction Dort­mund West, where the Sauerlandlinie A 45 (Frankfurt-Dort­mund) crosses the Ruhrschnellweg B 1 / A 40. The best interstate exit to take from A 45 is “Dort­mund-Eichlinghofen” (closer to South Cam­pus), and from B 1 / A 40 “Dort­mund-Dorstfeld” (closer to North Cam­pus). Signs for the uni­ver­si­ty are located at both exits. Also, there is a new exit before you pass over the B 1-bridge leading into Dort­mund.

To get from North Cam­pus to South Cam­pus by car, there is the connection via Vo­gel­pothsweg/Baroper Straße. We recommend you leave your car on one of the parking lots at North Cam­pus and use the H-Bahn (suspended monorail system), which conveniently connects the two campuses.

TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity has its own train station (“Dort­mund Uni­ver­si­tät”). From there, suburban trains (S-Bahn) leave for Dort­mund main station (“Dort­mund Hauptbahnhof”) and Düsseldorf main station via the “Düsseldorf Airport Train Station” (take S-Bahn number 1, which leaves every 15 or 30 minutes). The uni­ver­si­ty is easily reached from Bochum, Essen, Mülheim an der Ruhr and Duis­burg.

You can also take the bus or subway train from Dort­mund city to the uni­ver­si­ty: From Dort­mund main station, you can take any train bound for the Station “Stadtgarten”, usually lines U41, U45, U 47 and U49. At “Stadtgarten” you switch trains and get on line U42 towards “Hombruch”. Look out for the Station “An der Palmweide”. From the bus stop just across the road, busses bound for TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity leave every ten minutes (445, 447 and 462). Another option is to take the subway routes U41, U45, U47 and U49 from Dort­mund main station to the stop “Dort­mund Kampstraße”. From there, take U43 or U44 to the stop “Dort­mund Wittener Straße”. Switch to bus line 447 and get off at “Dort­mund Uni­ver­si­tät S”.

The AirportExpress is a fast and convenient means of transport from Dort­mund Airport (DTM) to Dort­mund Central Station, taking you there in little more than 20 minutes. From Dort­mund Central Station, you can continue to the uni­ver­si­ty campus by interurban railway (S-Bahn). A larger range of in­ter­na­tio­nal flight connections is offered at Düsseldorf Airport (DUS), which is about 60 kilometres away and can be directly reached by S-Bahn from the uni­ver­si­ty station.

The H-Bahn is one of the hallmarks of TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity. There are two stations on North Cam­pus. One (“Dort­mund Uni­ver­si­tät S”) is directly located at the suburban train stop, which connects the uni­ver­si­ty directly with the city of Dort­mund and the rest of the Ruhr Area. Also from this station, there are connections to the “Technologiepark” and (via South Cam­pus) Eichlinghofen. The other station is located at the dining hall at North Cam­pus and offers a direct connection to South Cam­pus every five minutes.

The facilities of TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity are spread over two campuses, the larger Cam­pus North and the smaller Cam­pus South. Additionally, some areas of the uni­ver­si­ty are located in the adjacent “Technologiepark”.

Site Map of TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity (Second Page in English).