TU Dortmund University 

Public (Technical University)
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Date of Establishment


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University Type

Technical University

Best Known For

Engineering and Technology

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In 1968, the public university TU Dortmund was established. TU Dortmund University has grown to include 17 departments spanning from science and engineering to social sciences and cultural studies since it was established 52 years ago. This has given the university a unique profile. About 32,443 students attend the university, and there are 6,900 staff members, including 300 professors. The University places a lot of emphasis on research. The university's disciplines, including education research, physics, biochemical and chemical engineering, statistics, and computer science, as well as mechanical engineering with an emphasis on production and logistics, are well known for their outstanding research accomplishments on a national and international level. Students at TU Dortmund University can select from both traditional academic fields and cutting-edge programs like medical physics or degrees in spatial planning, statistics, or media. The training of teachers is given special attention. TU Dortmund University is one of Dortmund's biggest employers with over 6,300 workers, and it has contributed to the transformation of the city and the Ruhr region from Europe's largest coal mining and steel production sector into a high-tech and service location as well as a cultural metropolis. Within the framework of a one- or two-semester visit, students from partner universities throughout the world can study at TU Dortmund University. TU Dortmund University provides its international partners with a summer program and a program that combines a year of study and an internship in addition to the standard semester exchange. For both students from within and outside of Europe, there are several internship options. The TU Dortmund University collaborates with academic institutions worldwide. These international collaborations include student and/or researcher exchange programs, knowledge transfer in research and teaching, and joint research initiatives.

Admission Info

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Summer, Winter

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Application Mode :

Uni-assist, Email, Post

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