Founded in 1968 the TU Dortmund University is a young, innovative, and dynamic university. Its 16 schools with a staff of more than 3,000 offer a total of 128 different programs with profound training and study opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate. In the fields of natural sciences, technology, economics and business administration, (special) education, social sciences, theology, humanities, and journalism a total of 22,000 students are trained to be young researchers.
Cutting-edge research at Dortmund
Among the students currently enrolled at Dortmund are 1,500 who are international, degree-seeking students from abroad. For all incoming exchange students from the US, the university offers a free intensive German course which is accompanied by a cultural program. Students will visit historic sites, be introduced to the rich campus life as well as the city of Dortmund and its surroundings before classes begin.
Within the classroom at Dortmund quality teaching and excellence in research are top priority. In the past decades, Dortmund has established itself as a site of cutting-edge research. In a wide spectrum of fields, Dortmund researchers are widely recognized for their achievements, commanding a world-wide reputation. Throughout the university there is a commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinary research, including “Modeling and Simulation”, “Molecular Aspects of the Biosciences/Bio-chemical Microstructure Technology”, “Microtechnology and Nanostructures” as well as “Integration of Service Development and Knowledge Exchange.” Thus, Dortmund provides a constantly evolving, top research network combined with a broad and diverse student body.