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Technische Universität Dortmund

  • August-Schmidt-Straße 4
  • 44227 Dortmund
  • Phone: +49 231 755-1
General remarks
This University is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Kind of Institution and funding body University, public
Year of foundation 1968
Total number of Students 33,810
Students at this campus 33,810
Semester contribution 299,22 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
20.7 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
18.6 %
Humanities, Languages
12.5 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
46.4 %
Other studies
1.8 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
59.1 %
Master's degree
17.7 %
Teacher qualification degree
21.4 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
0.9 %
Other types of degrees
1.0 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
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Special features regarding the library
A central library and 3 departmental libraries, information centre for technology and patents, university archive of the TU Dortmund; Media offering in electronic and printed form; Special features: Catalogue plus, virtual system, university library Blog with comment function, live chat for questions, many courses (e.g. Citavi), repository Eldorado, publication support. Daily opening hours of the main library, excluding public holidays, until 1:00, open 122 hours per week. Loans, returns and payments at the cash dispensers are possible during all opening hours. more information
Foreign language courses
There is a foreign language centre. Languages offered: English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Latin, Turkish, Arabic, Dutch, Swedish, German as a Foreign Language, German Sign Language. more information
Special features regarding university sports
The university offers its own sports programme. Participation is subject to fees. Dortmund students may participate in the university sports programme of other selected universities. About 75 types of sports and fitness studio directly on campus. The majority of the sports program can be used at no additional cost after purchasing the sports card (from €15 / semester); several sporting events every year such as the campus run with over 1,600 runners or the football campus league. Since 2018, there has been a completely redeveloped outdoor area with artificial grass, beach volleyball and soccer boxes. The new outdoor fitness station is in the middle of the campus and is freely accessible. more information
Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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