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Architecture, Department

Fakultät Architektur und Bauingenieurwesen at the TU Dortmund

  • August-Schmidt-Straße 8
  • 44227 Dortmund
  • Phone: +49 231 755 2074
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Basic information

Total number of students 960 *
Number of master degree students 210

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/12 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 45.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 40.3 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/10 points
International orientation, master's 3/10 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Professional qualification for architects

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.6
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 2.8
Study organisation 2.3
Exams 2.8
Excursions 2.5
Scientific-artistical orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 2.7
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 2.1
Library 1.8
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Workstations 1.9
Overall study situation

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Architects and civil engineers train together at the faculty under the Dortmund model for the building industry. The model is unique in Germany and represents a teaching concept that, in addition to the fundamental training in the chosen discipline, aims to give students interdisciplinary collaboration in a team with other engineers involved in construction. Projects involving joint work in a team of Architecture and Civil Engineering students take on a key role for the learning about this collaboration.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    There are two annual academies at the faculty – the Ruhr International Spring Academy and the Venice Summer Academy. In the two-week workshops for these, students work together with students from the partners from Venice, Turin, Eindhoven, Düsseldorf, etc. on various design tasks in mixed international teams and talk about their results in the final discussion groups with international visiting professors.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    ENSA Paris Val de Seine, Paris, Frankreich; Università degli Studi Firenze, Florenz, Italien; Politecnico di Milano, Mailand, Italien; Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italien; Università Iuav di Venezia, Venedig, Italien; Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Niederlande; Technische Universität Wien, Wien, Österreich; University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Schottland; University of Granada, Granada, Spanien; Ècole Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentinien
  • Equipment of the work places
    The faculty provides the students with a work room with approx. 200 workstations and lockers. The work room also has several printers and plotters which the students can use at cost price. In addition, there is a CIP room with 50 PC workstations featuring
  • Special features regarding research activities
    A key research area of the department is permanent structures. The aim is in-depth analysis and clarification of the issue of how buildings and civil engineering structures need to be designed and constructed to give them a life span that is appropriate f
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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