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TU Dortmund University shapes the energy revolution with test center for High-Voltage Direct-Current Transmission

cornerstone ceremony at TU Dortmund University

04.04.2017 – A new test center is rising up on the campus of TU Dortmund University: On Monday, March 27, the cornerstone for the Research Center for High-Voltage Direct-Current Transmission (HVDC) was laid at its future site on Emil Figge Strasse in Dortmund. At a cost of around five million euros, a large hall and an outdoor testing field are expected to be completed within the year. "This facility is unique in Germany and will make a major contribution to the the success of the energy revolution in Germany," says Prof. Ursula Gather, Rector of TU Dortmund University, at the ceremony to celebrate the laying of the cornerstone.


University Alliance Ruhr signs new agreement after ten years of partnership

Rectors signing the framework cooperation agreement

28.03.2017 – After ten years of successful cooperation, the three large universities in the Ruhr Area have resealed their partnership: the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, TU Dortmund University and the University of Duisburg-Essen have renewed their Framework Cooperation Agreement in order to reinforce their collaboration in the University Alliance Ruhr (UA Ruhr). The contract illustrates the extent of dynamic development the network has undertaken since its foundation on March 12, 2007.


International Reception 2016 for Students from around the World at TU Dortmund University

04.11.2016 – Within the framework of the international reception Rector Prof. Ursula Gather extended a warm welcome to the international first-year students. More than 3,300 individuals from all over the world are enrolled in TU Dortmund University this winter semester. The reception also promoted exchange between the international students and their fellow German students, as well as between science and city.


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