The staff of the Student Registration Office of TU Dortmund University will support you throughout your studies. With regard to university study formalities, they are your first point of contact when enrolling and your last one shortly before exmatriculation.
You can reach the Student Registration Office via our information hotline: (0231) 755 2345.
You can contact the Student Registration Office for the following matters:
- Payment of the semester fee
- Refund of overpayments
- Change of course of study
- Changes of personal data (e.g. change of address)
- Leave of absence
- Health insurance matters
- Certificates of study/periods of study
Health Insurance Certificate
A health insurance certificate is required for enrollment
Certificate of Enrollment (German only)
to prove that you are enrolled at TU Dortmund University is available online
UniAccount (German only)
allows TU Dortmund University students to log into various online services and receive their own email address, e.g. "firstname.lastname@example.org"
NRW/VRR Semester Ticket (German only)
A public transportation ticket for undergraduate and graduate students for all of NRW
UniCard (German Only)
Student ID of TU Dortmund University in chip card format, replacement in case of loss, etc.
Changes of Personal Data (German only)
New address, marriage etc.
Re-registration (German only)
Payment of the semester fee for the coming semester, information on deadlines or for submitting applications
Changes in Your Studies (German only)
e.g. to exchange subjects in the teacher training program, to switch to another course of study or to a doctorate
Leave of Absence from Your Studies (German only)
in cases where the university grants you leave from studies for certain reasons
Refund (German only)
of double, overpaid or incorrectly paid fees
Exmatriculation (German only)
if you decide to terminate your studies at TU Dortmund
Certificate of Your Periods of Study (German only)
if you need proof of your periods of study for the purpose of clarifying your accounts with the pension insurance company
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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 Campus Süd), and from B 1 / A 40 "Dortmund-Dorstfeld" (closer to Campus Nord). 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 Campus Nord to Campus Süd by car, there is the connection via Vogelpothsweg/Baroper Straße. We recommend you leave your car on one of the parking lots at Campus Nord 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 20 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".
Dortmund Airport offers flights to several destinations in Central Europe. There are regular connections to Katowice, Kraków, London and Munich. For the approximately 20km-trip from Dortmund Airport to TU Dortmund University, you can use a shuttle bus to the railway Station "Bahnhof Holzwickede", from which trains depart to Dortmund main station (please visit Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr for more information). Normally, the fastest way is to catch a taxi at Dortmund Airport.
The H-Bahn is one of the hallmarks of TU Dortmund University. There are two stations on Campus Nord. 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 Campus Süd) Eichlinghofen. The other station is located at the dining hall at Campus Nord and offers a direct connection to Campus Süd every five minutes.