Since its founding 47 years ago, TU Dortmund University has developed a special profile, encompassing 16 faculties ranging from science and engineering to social sciences and culture studies.
The curriculum is comprised of around 80 programs of study, both traditional and innovative, some even unique to this university. A broad teacher training program is also offered for all school types.
The various scientific disciplines share a common university spirit in which interdisciplinarity, communication and cooperation are not only taught, but lived and experienced. This interaction creates an environment conducive to technological innovation and fosters advances in methods and knowledge.
They have many traditional and innovative courses to choose from: More than 60 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs and teacher training programs in more than 30 courses of study are offered.
TU Dortmund University especially supports its profile areas “Production and Logistics,” “Chemical Biology and Biotechnology,” “Modeling, Simulation and Optimizing of Complex Processes and Systems” and “Youth, School and Education Research,” where research successes are achieved on a broad basis, beyond disciplinary limits and on an outstanding international level.
Moreover, in Dortmund research is done in a stimulating neighborhood:
Many international students see living and working in Germany as an opportunity to gain valuable work and life experience. By working in Germany, international employees have the opportunity to learn professional skills and experience German culture first-hand. Companies based in Germany are highly interested in qualified employees, and the German government encourages companies to hire international employees.Certain EU-member-states and several other nationalities have the opportunity to receive an 18-month visa extension directly after degree completion. In this time period, you can apply for jobs within your degree of study.
The Dortmund Student Services is a public service company for students of TU Dortmund University. In addition to the different cafeterias and cafes, Student Services manages and maintains dormitories around the campus.
In addition to the services at TU Dortmund University, Student Services manages cafeterias, cafes and dormitories in Hagen, Iserlohn, Soest and Meschede. Most importantly, the interests of the main customers, the students, are always considered.
The Collection of the German Association for Railway History (DGEG) is a special collection of about 60.000 items which are listed in catalogue plus (advanced search: shelf marks EGM and EGZ).The 700 DVDs are on loan only for scientific staff of the TU Dortmund. Students of the TU Dortmund can watch the DVDs in the Central Library.
In the west of Dortmund, just a few minutes away from the heart of the Westphalian metropolis, the campus of the University of Dortmund is situated. Here nearly 24,000 students are preparing themselves for their jobs. 3000 scientists as well as technical and other employees are working here.
The university sports association keeps you fit and healthy, is a compensation for the study and work routine, connects the university members and brings German and foreign students closer to each other no matter which sport you choose. Just come and find out if there is something for you.
With its selection of more than 60 kinds of sport and about 150 courses for 30,000 students and employees, the sports association presents a large program with an optimal combination of sport-specific and health-oriented courses, fitness courses and fun with free sports activities and competitive sport.
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