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Mathematics, Department

Fakultät für Mathematik at the TU Dortmund

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Basic information

Total number of students 3,920
Number of master degree students 150
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 1.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 2.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 57.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 53.5 %


Publications per academic 0.9
Third party funds per academic 26.4 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.5

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered
Study organisation 1.5
Research orientation
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 2.1
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 1.9
Workstations 2.3
Overall study situation 1.8

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 1.8
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.4
Transition to Master's studies 1.8
Research orientation
Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 3,022
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Bachelor of Education, Master of Education
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Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Independent mathematics faculty with broad mathematics education and many opportunities for individual emphasis. Within the Universitätsallianz Ruhr, students can take additional elective courses offered by neighbouring universities. Mathematics, Engineering Mathematics Combination with a subsidiary subject. Business Mathematics: Course of study jointly offered with the Faculty of Business and Economics. Study projects as practical courses. Teacher training degrees: Teaching Qualification in Mathematics for all school forms and all school levels.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Danmarks Tekniske Universitet, Dänemark; Jyväskylän Yliopisto, Finnland; Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spanien; Università degli Studi di Trieste, Italien; Université de Rouen, Frankreich; Universiteit Twente, Niederlande; Université Paris-Sud 11, Frankreich
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The TU Dortmund is a centre for supercomputers with strong participation of Mathematics. The faculty has very good computing equipment for teaching, research and academic study. There are computer pools for students of the Faculty of Mathematics (mathematical software etc.) as well as general pools at the TU Dortmund. The university library is a very well-equipped reference library with extensive opening hours (open Monday to Friday from 7 am to 1 am, on weekends from 9 am to 1 am); in addition, there is a large digital offering.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Modelling and Simulation; Numerical Methods in Continuum Mechanics; PDEs (partial differential equations) and applications; Stochastics, Business and Financial Mathematics; participation in collaborative projects (Collaborative Research Centres/Transregios, Research Training Groups, DFG Priority Programs); diverse research projects in mathematics didactics.
  • Support for founders
    TU Dortmund is one of the leading start-up universities. It bundles its activities in the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Transfer (central university institution for business start-ups and transfer from science, in which the Faculty of Economics in particular also participates (as a partner of the Business Mathematics course); the tu>startup start-up initiative and the knowledge and technology transfer at TU Dortmund University have received several awards.
  • Other special features
    The Faculty offers three major teaching areas: Mathematics training for the full degree course (Mathematics, Engineering Mathematics, Business Mathematics, Teaching Qualification for Grammar School level), Mathematics for Teaching Qualifications for all school forms and levels; Mathematics training for all Natural and Engineering Sciences at the TU; many students work as assistants (tutors) at the faculty.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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