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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking

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 33,952
Students at this campus 33,952
Semester contribution 291,46 € *
Tuition fees There are no study fees.

Students by area of study

Medicine, Health Science
0.0 %
Natural Sciences, Mathematics
21.4 %
Law, Economic and Social Sciences
19.3 %
Humanities, Languages
12.2 %
Engineering Science (incl. Computer Science)
45.4 %
Other studies
1.7 %

Students by type of degree pursued

Bachelor's degree
58.5 %
Master's degree
18.1 %
Teacher qualification degree
21.2 %
Pre-Bologna degrees
1.2 %
Other types of degrees
1.0 %

Central services

Opening hours central student counselling
please see university website (link below) more information
Special features regarding the library
A main library and 3 departmental libraries, information centre for technology and patents, university archive of the TU Dortmund; Media in electronic and printed form; Features: Katalog plus, university library blog with comment function, live chat for questions, many guided tours and courses (e.g. the Citavi literature management programme), Eldorado repositories. 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. 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. Most of the sports programme can be used without additional costs after obtaining the inexpensive sports card (€15/semester); Annual several events such as campus runs, with more than 1,600 runners. more information
Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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