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Vice President Research

Prof. Dr. Nele McElvany

Portrait photo of Prof. Nele McElvany © Benito Barajas​/​TU Dort­mund

Professor Nele McElvany was elected vice president on 3 July 2020. As a member of the new Rectorate of the TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity, she will took over the Research division on September 1, 2020.

She was appointed as Professor for Empirical Educational Research at TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity in 2009. She was previously a re­search associate at the Max Planck In­sti­tute for Human Development in Berlin for seven years. Her main re­search interest is the reading skills of children and adolescents. She heads the in­ter­na­tio­nal education study PIRLS in Germany and is also involved in other collaborative projects. Prior to her nomination as Vice President, she was a member of the Senate of TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity for two years.

The Vice President Research is responsible for all cross-faculty matters concerning re­search and knowledge transfer at TU Dort­mund Uni­ver­sity, especially collaborative re­search and support for early career researchers, in­clu­ding non-uni­ver­si­ty re­search partnerships with scientific in­sti­tu­ti­ons in Germany and abroad.

Executive Assistant

Porträtphoto von Verena Risse vor einer bunten Wand © Oliver Schaper​/​TU Dort­mund

Dr. Verena Risse
Phone: +49 (0)231-755 7575

 

Contact

Prof. Dr. Nele McElvany
August-Schmidt-Str. 4
44227 Dort­mund
Phone: +49 (0)231-755 7577 or +49(0)231-755 7578
Fax: +49 (0)231-755 7579
E-Mail

 

Office

Barbara Tuschewitzki
Phone: +49 (0)231-755 7577

Regina Israel
Phone: +49 (0)231-755 7578

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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”.

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